Course Details

Public Economics for Business Leaders: Federal Policy
PACT-470-0
Previously Known as KPPI-470-0
1.0 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
No
DESCRIPTION
To be an effective business leader in today's complex world requires an understanding of the important public policy issues facing society. Managers need to understand society's problems and the range of possible public solutions and policies in order to know how to influence, incorporate and respond to public actions. This class will enable students to understand, analyze and take the perspective of government and non-government organizations as they attempt to alleviate societal problems. Topics include the interface of government and business, the justification for and principle methods of government intervention in the market place, the primary means of paying for government, measuring the costs and benefits of government policies, and current policy applications such as social security reform, education policy, health insurance and tax reform.
TRACKS
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Pathway
Economics Major
Energy and Sustainability Pathway
Social Impact Pathway - Innovation
Social Impact Pathway - Policy
Social Impact Pathway- Nonprofit
SCHEDULE SUMMARY
Winter 2023
Spring 2023
CH
EV
CH
EV

CH (Chicago)
EV (Evanston)
DayTime
Evening
Saturdays
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PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites:
All Students: MECN-430-0
Negative Prerequisite:
All Students: KPPI-470-0