Academics

Economic Principles of Public Policy

Course Number: 
GAFL 622

Semester: 

  • Fall 2016
Day(s): 
Friday
Hybrid Course: 
Yes, this class meets On-Campus and Online.
Hybrid Days and Time: 

The course will meet on campus from 2:00-5:30pm on the following Fridays and Saturdays: September 9-10, October 14-15, November 18-19, and December 2-3. This course will also meet online every Monday 6-7pm.

Time

2:00-5:30pm
Location: 
On-Campus
Course Description: 

This course will introduce students to key economic concepts such as scarcity, efficiency, monopolies and cost-benefit. Students will practice applying these principles to the range of decisions that public sector executives have to make in order to understand the trade-offs inherent in any public policy or program.

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Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu