MPA 734: Applied Economics for Public Administration
This course addresses economic analysis in public administration by introducing basic micro-economic concepts and conceptualizations of the world. The intent is to expose public administration students to microeconomic concepts commonly utilized in the analysis of public policy issues. Particular attention is given to the application of microeconomic concepts, such as market failures, market efficiency, cost-benefit analysis, tax incidence and fiscal federalism.
Prerequisites: Master of Public Administration 711 or consent of instructor