Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

ECON 3640 Public Economics:Taxation

Prerequisites: ECON 2105 and 2106, or ECON 2100. This course covers basic tax theory, with a primary focus on the U.S. federal government. Topics include income distribution, income taxes, and consumption taxes. The course will address the political and economic motivation for various tax policies, and the efficiency and equity ramifications of various taxes.