14.472 | Spring 2004 | Graduate

Public Economics II

Course Description

This course covers theory and evidence on government expenditure policy– topics include: The theory of public goods; Education; State and local public goods; Political economy; Redistribution and welfare policy; Social insurance programs such as social security and unemployment insurance; and Health care policy.
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions
A scan of a Social Security card.
Example of a Social Security Card. (Image adapted from U.S. Social Security by Daniel Bersak.)