2019-2020
ECO355: Public Finance

About This Course

Institutional and theoretical perspectives of the role of government as an economic agent; impact of tax policy and spending programs within a market economy.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Economics

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Even Spring

Course Prerequisites

3 credit hours

ECO221: Principles of Macroeconomics

A study of national income determination, commercial and central banking, money, monetary policy, fiscal policy, economic growth, and the economics of trade and exchange rates. Some knowledge of basic mathematics and algebra, as well as the ability to understand and interpret economic data, is desirable. This course is not a prerequisite for ECO223.

or

3 credit hours

ECO223: Principles of Microeconomics

The study of markets, supply and demand, value distribution, business organization, market structure, and selected problems in microeconomics. Some basic mathematics and facility with graphs are necessary. ECO223 may be taken before ECO221.


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