14.471 Public Economics I

Class Info

Focuses on government expenditures and policies designed to correct market failures and/or redistribute resources. Key topics include theoretical and empirical analysis of insurance market failures, the optimal design of social insurance programs, and the design of redistributive programs.

This class has 14.04 as a prerequisite.

14.471 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by A. Finkelstein.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-361.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Public Economics I site.

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