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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUAD-670
Economics for Policy Analysis (3)

Course Level: Graduate

This course covers microeconomic tools for policy analysts, including resource scarcity, opportunity cost, theory of the consumer, theory of the firm, consumer, and producer surplus, market equilibrium, allocative and productive efficiency, welfare economics, market failure, intended and unintended consequences of policy interventions, efficiency versus equity, and cost-benefit analysis. Usually offered every term.