Public Finance

Summer 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > MPAD.5400 > 046

Course No: MPAD.5400-046; SIS Class Nbr: 3112; SIS Term: 3340
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course introduces microeconomic theory and considers the role of government in a market economy. Examining common sources of market failure (market power, externalities, asymmetric information) and considering how government policy can address these failures. The course considers equity and fairness in relation to efficiency concerns in terms of policy. The course also attends to empirical considerations of policy. Including the use of data to estimate benefits and costs of policy, government spending and revenue and government deficits and surpluses.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Core Codes: PUBLIC ADM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: David Kingsley
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Summer: Jul 08 to Aug 15
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1800 | Pay as little as $910/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.P.A. in Public Administration

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