Course #
32400

A continuation of PPHA 32300, this course introduces the role of government in the economic system, explores market failures that undermine the useful characteristics of the competitive market, and considers the role of government in these failures. Issues of equity and efficiency and the governments role in influencing the distribution of income are explored. Important economic concepts in policy analysis such as time discounting, opportunities costs, and decision-making under uncertainty are also featured. Differential calculus is used extensively throughout this course. Required of all first-year students.

Notes

Must be a Harris masters student to enroll. No exceptions for non-Harris students, even by consent. Harris Core Course. 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 Navin Kumar Monday, Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Syllabus
Winter 2023 Navin Kumar Monday, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM Syllabus
Winter 2023 Sheng-Hao Lo Monday, Wednesday 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Syllabus
Winter 2023 Sheng-Hao Lo Monday, Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Syllabus
Winter 2023 Konstantin Sonin Monday, Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Syllabus
Winter 2023 Konstantin Sonin Monday, Wednesday 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Syllabus
Winter 2023 Konstantin Sonin Monday, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM Syllabus