PADM 625 - Economics of Public Policy

Examines economics both as a determinant of public policy and as a tool of public administration. Topics include how markets allocate resources, the role of government in a market economy, market failures and responses, problems of efficiency vs. equity, and application of microeconomic tools to analysis of Alaska and national-policy issues.
Prerequisite(s): 1st-year economics.

Credits: 3.0
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