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UGRD > ECON > 417

Public Finance

An examination of the role of the public sector in the U.S. economy, focusing on expenditures and tax theory. Topics usually include: welfare economics and justification for government intervention in the market economy, and explanation of the federal budget, theories of growth in government, benefit/cost analysis, income redistribution theory, tax incidence, and the effect of different forms of taxation on consumption, labor supply, savings, and investment.

Offered in:

2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7465 MWF
09:00 - 09:50
Numa,Guy Y04-4120
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 11
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ECON 102 and 201 and MATH 129
Course Attributes: