May 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PPM 611 - Economics for Policy and Planning

This course introduces students to the essential concepts and analytical tools of microeconomics and demonstrates how these concepts are used in analyzing public policy problems and designing appropriate responses. Through discussion of how individuals and organizations make decisions, students will develop an economic framework with which to analyze complex public policy and planning issues. The course offers students opportunities to apply their learnings to their interests in Maine and national policy issues such as income inequality, racial and gender inequality, housing policy and segregation, and education. Some familiarity with microeconomic concepts is assumed.

Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Policy, Planning, and Management

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