2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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ECON 42200 - Public Finance And Taxation


Prerequisite(s): ECON 25100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

Credit Hours: 3.00. This course examines the role of government in market economies. The aim of the course is to provide an understanding of the reasons for government intervention in the economy and how individuals and firms respond to taxation and other government actions and how to evaluate the benefits of public programs. For example, what effects do taxes have on incentives to work, save, and invest? Emphasis is placed on current U.S. policy issues including Social Security, health care, education, environmental regulation, welfare programs, and tax reform. Typically offered Spring.


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