Economic Policy Analysis
Applies economic theory and methods to public sector topics. Key issues are explored, such as the rationales for and problems with government intervention in the economy (including market failures, externalities, and public goods), economic evaluation, taxation, income distribution, discrimination, environmental economics, natural resources, health care, and welfare and labour markets.
Note: Intended for students with prior academic work in microeconomics. Credit will be granted for only one of 503, 518.
Graduate course in the Public Administration program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.