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This class builds on some of the concepts learned in Micro I to study at a deeper level a variety of topics relevant to students of public policy. The class will build foundations for understanding risk, uncertainty, and market failures in the provision of public goods, externalities, and due to information asymmetries. Throughout the course, examples of how policy makers grapple with the theoretical issues will be discussed.


Must be a Harris masters student to enroll. It is highly recommended that students have completed PPHA 32310 Advanced Microeconomics for Public Policy I. Harris students who have not taken PPHA 32310 are strongly encouraged to seek approval with the course instructor before enrolling. Harris Core Course. No exceptions for non-Harris students, even by consent. Students are required to register for both a lecture and a TA session.

Course Sections

Term Instructor(s) Day(s) Time(s) Syllabus
Winter 2023 Yana Gallen Monday, Wednesday 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Prior syllabus