Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog
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PPM 640 - Public Finance and Budgeting


Equips students with the knowledge, vocabulary, skills, and practical tools needed to participate skillfully and ethically in public finance policy development and decision-making and to assume a leadership role in guiding dialogue about resource acquisition and allocation choices. Teaches participants to assess context, to identify and analyze budgetary opportunities and constraints facing state and local decision-makers, to generate and evaluate alternatives using frameworks from public finance, and to project impact of choices, including identifying the potential for unintended consequences. State and local governments are the focus of the course, with the federal budget considered from the perspective of its impacts on the economies and fiscal options of lower governmental levels. Students entering the course should be familiar with Excel.

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Credits: 3

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



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