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PUAD-771 Public Finance & Human Capital Course Level: Graduate

Public Finance and Human Capital (3) This course surveys the main economic theories of public finance and labor markets, which are vital to understanding the context and impact of public policy. Topics include externalities and public goods, taxation, social insurance and redistribution, labor demand and supply, human capital, and theories of wages including compensating differentials and discrimination. Usually Offered: alternate springs (odd years). Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: PUAD-770. Restriction: Public Administration and Policy (PhD).

Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Graduate