University of Portland Bulletin 2015-2016

ECN 428 Public Finance

Studies the economics of the public sector, partly by examining the appropriate role for government in the economy. Course content focuses on the nature of public goods, externalities, and taxation. Topics include public choice, cost-benefit analysis, the incidence of taxes and an analysis of the effects of government resource allocation on private sector decisions.


ECN 120, ECN 121
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