Spring 2010 not offered
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)
Intermediate Public Economics, Hindriks and Myles
|Examinations and Assignments: |
1st half (lecture): 2 problem sets, 1 midterm
2nd half (discussion): class participation, presentation, final paper
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who complete ECON 322 cannot receive credit towards the econ or MECO major for ECON 222, or vice versa depending on your needs for major credit.
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