ECON 435: Public Finance

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: ECON 311, admission to Breech School of Business. (ECON 312 is recommended, but not required.)
Students will use economic models to explain and identify sources of market and government failure. They will study the impact that various government expenditure and tax policies have on the allocation of resources and the distribution of income, and will consider contemporary tax reform proposals. Students will also complete a relevant research project.