This course covers microeconomic analysis applied to public policy problems with an emphasis on practical examples and how they illustrate microeconomic theories.  Policy issues such as pollution, welfare and income distribution, market design, industry regulation, price controls, tax policy, and health insurance are used to illustrate the abstract principles of microeconomics.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Science Program in Applied Economics
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular, Audit