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Alternate years
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This course examines the role of the government in the economy. We will focus primarily on the microeconomic functions of government, investigating tax and spending policies and the impact of these policies on private agents. This course covers a wide range of public policy issues including tax reform, education policy, public health insurance and health care reform, Social Security, and cash welfare. Prerequisites: Economics 249, 255. One unit.

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300-Level Electives