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ECO 212 Economics of the Public Sector

Credits: 3

Micro-economic and macro-economic theory is applied in an analysis of the role of the public sector in the United States economy. Following a consideration of the institutional arrangements that determine the magnitude of local, state, and federal taxes and expenditures, micro-theory is applied to the analysis of the impact of public finance on private sector behavior.

Prerequisites: ECO 110–111. (Normally once per year)

Spring 2020. Fahy, Volz/Three credits.