University of Calgary

ECON 405 - Political Econ Of Public Policy - Fall 2009

Introduction to the economic foundations of political economy and economic models of public sector policy formation. Potential topics are the role of institutions in policy design, theories of bureaucracy, political business cycles, the formation and behaviour of interest groups, and the strategic use of government debt.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Economics 303 and 357; or consent of the Department


This course will be offered next in Fall 2012.
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