Economic Analysis in the Public Sector

Course Number: 
GAFL 621

This course provides students with the knowledge required to understand government operations in relation to the market economy. In theory of supply and demand, students explore the pricing mechanism, price elasticity, and the effects of price controls on markets. Efficiency is examined in connection with competition and again in connection with equity, and market failure is considered as a reason for government intervention. Cost-benefit analysis is examined in the context of selecting among public investment alternatives. The course also assists students in addressing issues connected with local public goods and economic development.

This course is a core requirement in the Master of Public Administration program and a pre-requisite requirement for the Certificate in Public Finance and the Certificate in Economic Development and Growth.

Course Offerings

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Summer 2012)

Summer 2012
Course Section: 
900
Saturday
9:30 am-1:00 pm 5/12, 5/19, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28
Fischer-Bennett 401

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Fall 2012)

Fall 2012
Course Section: 
001
Monday
Wednesday
10:00-11:30 am
Instructor: 
Janice F. Madden
MCNB 169
Full-Time

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Summer 2013)

Summer 2013
Course Section: 
900
Saturday
9:30 am - 1:00 pm 5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27
BENN 401
Executive

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Fall 2013)

Fall 2013
Course Section: 
001
Monday
Wednesday
1:30-3:00 pm
Instructor: 
Janice F. Madden
MCNB 395
Full-Time

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Summer 2014)

Summer 2014
Course Section: 
900
Saturday
9:30am-1:00pm
Full-Time
Executive

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Fall 2014)

Fall 2014
Course Section: 
001
Monday
Wednesday
10:00am-11:30am
Instructor: 
Janice F. Madden
Full-Time

Economic Analysis in the Public Sector (Summer 2014)

Summer 2014
Course Section: 
900
Saturday
9:30am-1:00pm
BENN 401 Dates: 05-17-14 - 07-02-14/BENN 201 Dates: 07-03-14 - 08-02-14
Executive