Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

ECON 3645 Public Economics Expenditure

Prerequisites: ECON 2105 & 2106, or ECON 2100. This course deals primarily with expenditure theory with application to the U.S. federal government. Topics include the budgeting process, redistribution programs, social security, health care, and national defense and other public goods. The course will address the political and economic motivation for various programs, and the efficiency and equity ramifications of various programs. This course is non-repeatable for credit.