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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 317
Title Government Finance
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/Q
Prerequisites ECO200 or ECO201


The micro and macro economic roles and responsibilities of government are reviewed and analyzed. Topics discussed are fiscal policy, income distribution, principles of taxation, the taxpayers' revolt, state and local government finance, revenue sharing, and the fiscal crisis of cities. Current issues are used for analytical purposes. Three lecture hours per week. This course is offered on a periodic basis. Elective for Economics majors. Division III elective for all other majors.