ECO 308 - Public Finance (3)

Introduces the basic concepts used to describe and measure government decision-making as it pertains to economics. This course examines the effects of fiscal policy on resources, incomes, prices, and employment. Students successfully completing this course will be able to 1) understand the characteristics, functions, and interactions of public and private institutions; 2) explain fundamental economic theory and terminology as it relates to public finance; 3) apply economic theory to current policy problems; and 4) analyze and apply economic data to the study of a public policy problem.
Prerequisite: ECO 203  
(Cross-referenced with PSI 308 )

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