This course analyzes the government's influence on economic efficiency, resource allocation, income distribution, and economic growth. The course covers government spending, regulation, and tax policy. Concepts discussed include tax incidence, public goods, market imperfections, and externalities. Reference is made to issues of health care and environmental issues, welfare reform, the U.S. tax system, the federal budget, and the Congressional budget process.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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Jonathan Gruber, Public Finance and Public Policy, 7th Edition, Worth Publishers.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
paper replication exercises, a presentation, and a final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who complete ECON 322 cannot receive credit towards the economics major for ECON 222, or vice versa, depending on your needs for major credit.
|Instructor(s): Chi,Shawn Times: .M.W.F. 08:50AM-09:40AM; Location: SCIE121; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 23||SR major: 7||JR major: 8|| || |
|Seats Available: 8||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 4||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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