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Economics > Course Descriptions

ECO304 Public Finance

Public sector economics focuses largely on taxing and spending activities of the federal government and their influence on allocation of national resources and distribution of income. Policy perspective and international comparison integrate the economic analysis with the real world. Course projects integrate theory and evidence. The current budget of U.S. is examined in a historical context, focusing on how changes in its specific items reallocate resources.

Credits

  • 4

Attributes

  • Liberal Arts

Restrictions

  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

Prerequisites

  • (ECO206 Minimum Grade of C- or 33206 Minimum Grade of C-)

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