Jul 13, 2024  
2020-2021 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2026 
    
2020-2021 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2026 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 411 - Economics of Public Expenditures


This course analyzes the economic impact and influence of government activity on the economy. Topics of discussion include: public goods theory; public expenditure analysis and evaluation; public choice and fiscal politics; fiscal federalism and the relationships among governments at different levels, including transfers and grants; social insurance and welfare programs, as well as cost-benefit analysis.

Prerequisite: ECON 300 - Intermediate Microeconomics ; STAT 190 - Basic Statistics  or STAT 290 - Statistics .

 
Credit(s): 3
Course Attribute(s):

  • Honors Scholar Course.



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