ECON652: Public Economics I

This course is the first in a two-part graduate sequence in Public Economics. We will focus on the role of government intervention in the economy and cover the following topics: externalities, public goods theory, local public finance (with a focus on the economics of education), and social insurance. For each topic, we will focus on theoretical and empirical evidence as well as relevant empirical research methods.
Prerequisites/Rules:
Prerequisite: ECON604 and ECON624.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular , Audit
Course Offering
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Lesley J. Turner View Syllabus