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ECON159 PO - Economics of the Public Sector

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered spring 2022.
Instructor(s): E. Brown, E. Huet-Vaughn
Credit: 1

The microeconomic rationale for government activity in a market economy and the economic effects of such activity. Market failure and the tools of normative analysis; income redistribution, design of major federal expenditure programs such as Social Security, medical insurance and welfare; the design, incidence and behavioral consequences of tax policy and collective decision making and the theory of public choice. Prerequisite: ECON 102 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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