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Summer 2012
May 22, 2015
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ECON 840 - Public Finance
This course applies basic economic theory to the question of the economically defensible scope of public sector activity. Also examined is the theory of public choice and the theory of public expenditure. Specific topics are then addressed using the principles obtained from the theory. Such topics include social security, income maintenance programs, regulation, food stamps and health care. Prerequisites: 12.610 Economic Analysis, or 12.101 Principles of Macroeconomics and 12.102 Principles of Microeconomics.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

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