Economics, Budgets and Bureaucrats

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for POLICY 743.


Applies key concepts and tools of economic analysis to contemporary policy problems. Focuses on the allocation of the economy’s resources, the budget process and the role of public finance agencies, rationales for government intervention in a market economy, and the impact of expenditure and taxation on the economy and citizens’ wellbeing.

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Availability 2022

Semester 1




POLICY 743: 30 points