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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 433 - Economics of the Public Sector (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR
Component: Lecture
Role of government in the economy. Effects of taxation, spending andborrowing on resource allocation and income distribution. Special emphasis oncost-benefit analysis and current issues such as energy, environmentalproblems, negative income tax, urban finances and the national debt.
Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: One of ECON 251 , ECON 255 , ECON 300  or ECON 301 . RESTRICTIONS: ECON 332  and ECON433 cannot both count for degree credit.
Capstone: Classroom course Course Typically Offered: Spring
General Education Objectives:
Read Critically Analyze Arguments and Information Engage in Constructive Ideation Communicate Effectively in Writing Communicate Orally Communicate Through Creative Expression Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications Reason QuantitativelyReason Computationally Reason Scientifically