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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

EC 316 - The Economics of Public Policy

3 credit(s)
This course applies basic economic theories for analysis of some current socioeconomic issues for public policy decision making. Selected policy areas may include analyzing international macroeconomic and microeconomic data obtained through the Internet or other sources, inflation and unemployment, economic growth, urban decay, poverty, discrimination, health care, retirement policies, tariffs and international trade policy, pollution, government regulations, income distribution, and other contemporary issues. Students are expected to work in teams to develop alternative solutions to problems discussed.
Prerequisite(s): EC 110  and EC 211 , or permission of instructor.

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