Mar 21, 2023  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2022-23
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ECON 5300 - Public Finance

Role played by government as user of economic resources and redistributor of incomes. Some questions explored: need for government’s entry into economy, optimal size of government, selection of tax and expenditures schemes, and effects of government economic activity on private sector.

Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Investigate the role of the government in the provision of public goods.
  • Study of institutional design and governance.
  • Study of optimal taxation and government expenditure.

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