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ECON 3403 [0.5 credit] Introduction to Public Economics: Expenditures

The role and nature of the government sector in the economy, the theory of public goods, the equity and efficiency effects of public expenditures, voting rules and fiscal politics, techniques of public expenditure analysis, and intergovernmental fiscal relations.
Precludes additional credit for ECON 3003 (no longer offered) and ECON 3408 (no longer offered). Credit will not be given if taken concurrently with or after ECON 4402 (no longer offered) or ECON 4403.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 1001 and ECON 1002 or ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003.
Lectures three hours a week.