Public Finance and Public Policy

A sepia toned photograph of United States currency.

Photograph of U.S. currency. (Image courtesy of Daniel Bersak.)

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MIT Course Number

14.41

As Taught In

Fall 2010

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

Explores the role of government in the economy, applying tools of basic microeconomics to answer important policy questions such as government response to global warming, school choice by K-12 students, Social Security versus private retirement savings accounts, government versus private health insurance, setting income tax rates for individuals and corporations.

Gruber, Jonathan. 14.41 Public Finance and Public Policy, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-41-public-finance-and-public-policy-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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