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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4160 - Public Finance

Emphasis is placed on the analysis of efficient resource use in the public sector at the federal level. Expenditure theory, tax incidence, and income distribution policies are discussed. The effects of personal income, corporation, sales, payroll, and property taxes on resource allocation, equity, and growth are considered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ECON 1200 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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