2020-21 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2021  
2020-21 Pomona College Catalog
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ECON122 PO - Poverty and Income Distribution

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered spring 2021.
Instructor(s): M. Steinberger
Credit: 1

Analysis of factors contributing to poverty and income inequality, primarily within the United States. Impact of government transfers and taxes, labor market discrimination and economic growth. Focus on empirical tools for evaluation of policies to alleviate poverty, including welfare, workfare, education and job training. Prerequisites: ECON 051 PO ; ECON 052 PO  or ECON 102 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 2; Analyzing Difference; Writing Intensive



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