PAM 5301

PAM 5301

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This class reviews and applies tools acquired in prior classes to examine compelling policy problems. It illuminates both the intended and unintended effects of various policies. Important policy examined include the minimum wage, the Endangered Species Act, racial discrimination, the military draft, and the auctioning of radio spectrum, among others.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PAM 2000.

  • Students will acquire an enhanced understanding of the motivation and rationale for various types of government intervention in the marketplace.
  • Students will better appreciate the standard set of rationales for government intervention, as well as the importance of history and the details of institutional arrangements to thoroughly understand that intervention.
  • Students will be better able to read peer-reviewed academic literature in public policy, as well as formally analyze new policy proposals.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 3301

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18878 PAM 5301   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to professional/graduate students.