ECON 4290

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Provides an introduction to the economic analysis of politics. Part I provides an overview of economic theories of political behavior. Part II discusses how political decisions are distorted away from those that would be made by the benevolent governments from economics textbooks. Part III discusses alternative voting methods and electoral systems. Part IV offers economic perspectives on a number of contemporary issues in American politics.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisites: ECON 3030, ECON 3040, ECON 3125 or ECON 3130 and ECON 3140.

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Comments NOTE: Formerly ECON 3390.

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