Economics for Policy Analysis 1

LWP 6410 2 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers an overview of the use of various economic theories in policy analysis and the tools of public finance. Topics may include the theory of public choice; market failure; economic concepts of public and private goods; externalities; and theories of social welfare, political economy, behavioral economics, sources of revenue and expenditure, tax structures, and other contemporary efforts to incentivize private investment to support social goals. Offers students an opportunity to understand these theories and concepts and apply them to a range of public policy and legal issues. Prereq. Law and policy doctoral students only.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 80415
Session Spring 2017 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 04/10/2017 to 07/01/2017
Instructor Mike Stone
Schedule Saturday, 4/22/2017 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, 5/20/2017 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, 6/10/2017 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Campus Downtown Campus
Course Format Hybrid
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Spring Graduate
    Apr 10, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    May 22, 2017 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Undergraduate
    May 8, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    May 22, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
    July 3, 2017 (7.5-week classes)

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