University of Toronto - School of Public Policy and Governance
PPG 2002: Public Finance
Description: This course covers material on (I) Welfare Economics and Incidence and Efficiency Cost of Government Policies,(II) Taxation and Redistribution, (III) Social Insurance, (IV) Economics of Mandates. The emphasis will be on the theoretical and empirical evaluation of public policy. The course will be a project-oriented capstone course,designed to give students a background in the economic analysis of public policy, with a focus on empirical (evidence-based) analysis.
Faculty: Kory Croft (Winter 2014)
Source: Course syllabus at http://portal.publicpolicy.utoronto.ca/en/Courses/UofT-SPPG/PPG-2002-PublicFinance/Syllabus/PPG2002H%20Syllabus%20-%20Winter%202013_Kroft(1).pdf (accessed 6 January 2014)