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ECON 3420 [0.5 credit] Economic Theories of Federalism

Economic dimensions of federalism, with reference to Canadian experience. Issues include: fiscal federalism; impact of federal economic policies on provincial economies; decentralization possibilities for fiscal and economic development policies; and consequences of policies such as provincial trade barriers and impediments to factor flows.
Precludes additional credit for ECON 3206 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): ECON 1001 or ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003.
Lectures three hours a week.