Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

ECON 3650 Public Choice Theory

Prerequisites: ECON 2105 & 2106, or ECON 2100. This course deals with non-market behavior from an economic perspective. The behavior of voters, politicians, committees, bureaucracies, special interest groups and lobbyists, among others, are analyzed from the standard self-interest model in economics. The course material has an overlap with topics from political science.