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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.