14.41 Public Finance and Public Policy
Explores the role of government in the economy, applying tools of basic microeconomics to answer important policy questions such as government response to global warming, school choice by K-12 students, Social Security versus private retirement savings accounts, government versus private health insurance, setting income tax rates for individuals and corporations. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments.
This class has 14.01 as a prerequisite.
14.41 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. McKnight.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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