QC Economics

Public Finance Courses

ECON217: Public Finance
3 credits

Such topics as government expenditures, distribution of the tax burden, equity in taxation, tax competition, and the national debt.
Prerequisites: Economics 205 or 225; English 110

ECON218: The Economics of State and Local Finance
3 credits

Such topics as the demand for government services, intergovernmental fiscal relations, the distribution of various public services within and between governmental jurisdictions, governmental budgeting processes, and sources of revenue.
Prerequisites: Economics 101 or 103 and 102 or 104; English 110