Aug 13, 2020  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PPAD 507/5131 - Government Finance for Policy Analysis (3 cr.)

Completion of economics core or equivalent economics preparation.

Role of government expenditure, taxation, and financing in public policy, with emphasis on socioeconomic development and related policy issues. Application of financial and economic principles to government finance, with emphasis on rigorous theory, empirical evidence, public choice analysis, and policy applications in a market economy. Design, selection, and evaluation of spending programs (emphasizing social programs and social insurance); revenue generation including taxation, non-tax funding mechanisms, government credit; subsidy and income transfer programs.

When Offered
Offered in alternate years.

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