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Anne Steinemann
PB AF 516
Seattle Campus

Economics for Policy Analysis and Management I

Ways in which microeconomic analysis can contribute to the analysis of public sector issues. Supply and demand, consumer and firm behavior, competitive and monopoly markets, income distribution, market failure, government intervention. Policy applications of theory. Prerequisite: elementary economics.

Class description

OBJECTIVE: This course will cover the principles of microeconomics and their application to policy decisions. In addition to principles and applications, we will examine the strengths and limitations of economics, especially for public sector issues.

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Class assignments and grading

Midterm 25% Final 35% Quizzes 25% Course project 15%

* The pop quizzes (approx. 4-6 of them) are given during the first 10 minutes of class. The lowest quiz grade will be dropped from the overall calculation. * Both the midterm and the final will be given in class.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Course Syllabus
Last Update by Blake N Cooper
Date: 08/27/2008