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Public Economics
ECON 222
Spring 2007 not offered

This course examines the economics of the public sector. It analyzes the role of government in the economy, from fighting inflation and unemployment to the provision of services such as defense, education and health care. To fulfill its role the government uses taxes, transfer payments and expenditures. The budget is its blueprint. The questions we address are: Does the role of government differ under democracy, autocracy? Is the size of government shaped by political institutions? And what role does the citizen-voter play in the outcome?

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)

Last Updated on MAY-22-2024
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