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Public Finance

This course explores the role of government in market economies using the tools of applied microeconomic theory and modern micro-econometric techniques. Topics covered include social insurance, health care, public pension systems and incentives for retirement saving, externalities and public goods.

ECON 731

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes Language?: No

Adam Lavecchia

Assistant Professor

Katherine Cuff

Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Economic Theory | Managing Editor, Canadian Journal of Economics | McMaster University Scholar