Academics

Economic Principles of Public Policy

Course Number: 
GAFL 622
Instructor: 

Semester: 

  • Spring 2018
Course Format: 
Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus
On-Campus Day(s): 
Friday
Saturday
On-Campus Time(s): 

The course will meet in-person from 2:00-5:30pm on the following Fridays and 9:30am-1pm on the following Saturdays: January 12-13, February 9-10, March 16-17, and April 20-21.

Online
Online Day(s): 
Monday
Online Time: 
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

This course will meet online every Monday 6:30-7:30pm. The course will meet in-person from 2:00-5:30pm on the following Fridays and 9:30am-1pm on the following Saturdays: January 12-13, February 9-10, March 16-17, and April 20-21.

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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