Examines the role that government plays in providing and financing education. Analyzes why people invest in education. Considers the effects of education on long-term social and economic outcomes, the behavior of institutions that produce education, and how to design and implement public policies affecting the level and distribution of educational resources. Uses microeconomic models and empirical findings to analyze current issues in education policy.

Prerequisites/Rules:
Prerequisite/Rules: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (ECON306, ECON326); and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- in (ECON230, ECON321, BMGT230). Restriction: Must be in Economics Bachelor of Arts program.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular, Pass-Fail, Audit