Economics and Public Policy

PPAI 1700F S01 [CRN: 24915]

An economic analysis of major social programs in the United States. Topics include the possibility of market failure in the private sector, the redistribution of income, and incentive effects created by the programs. Specific policy issues to be examined are welfare reform, Medicaid, school finance reform, and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Enrollment limited to 20. This course satisfies the Public Policy Problems requirement.
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
09:30 am - 11:50 am Tue - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
08 (May 10, 2014 2:00pm)