EE 441 Economics of Public Expenditure

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE212 (or EE214) and EE311

The role of government in economic activity. Government outlay. Welfare economics. Public goods theory. Theory of externalities. Public choice. Public pricing and policies. Fiscal decentralization. Analysis of the effects of government spending on macroeconomic goals, such as price stability, economic growth, distribution of income, and employment conditions, as well as the effects of government spending on important economic sectors