2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

ECON 545 Economics of Government Budgets

Analysis of economic theory behind alternative methods of financing government budgets and debt management. Emphasizes economic consequences of budgets by examining incidence, shifting, and incentives regarding provision of public services and alleviation of economic insecurity. Inflation as tax is considered. Prerequisite: ECON 201, 202. Not open to students who have credit in ECON 345.