PA 8010 THE PUBLIC ECONOMY (3 credits)
This course focuses on microeconomics and its application to policy and management in the public and non-profit sectors. The concept of efficiency is developed along with the goal of social equity to help determine the roles of the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Some key issues examined are: the balance between equity and efficiency, government intervention in the market, privatization of public servies, and cost benefit analysis.
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Not open to non-degree graduate students.