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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ECON 310/4014 - Public Economics and Policy (3 cr.)


This course covers an analysis of public policy with special focus on Egypt and in contrast to other developed and developing countries.

It provides an analysis of the role of the government in the economy and discusses issues related to market failure, equity and efficiency.

The first part of the course addresses theories regarding the role of the government, public goods and externalities. The second part concentrates on a thorough study of the theory of taxation and various aspects with regard to the tax policy and incidence of tax. The third part is devoted to the implications of taxation and government expenditure on equity, efficiency and income distribution.

When Offered
Offered in fall and spring.

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