Nov 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 3320 - Public Finance

3 sem. hrs. This course examines the role that government plays in the economy. The course discusses the conditions for economic efficiency to be achieved and circumstances where a market fails. It also presents the concepts of public goods and the aggregation of individual preferences into collective priorities as expressed by the general public through the political process. Topics include taxation, welfare economics, and budget and fiscal federalism. Prerequisites: ECON 2301, or ECON 2302, and Junior standing or above.



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