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ECON 8080 Economics of the Public Sector
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ECON 2106 and PMAP 8141

Analysis of the role of government in the economy. Survey of the problems of monopoly, government regulation, externalities, public goods, and income redistribution. Emphasis on measuring the output and costs of government services. Survey of public sector decision-making techniques such as benefit-cost analysis.