Analyzes major issues in American economic policy, including national savings, taxation, health care, Social Security, budget policy, monetary and fiscal policy, and exchange rate management. Current economic issues and policy options are discussed in detail and in the context of current academic thinking.
Prerequisites: Econ. 1010a or 1011a; API-101; or permission of instructor. Also offered by the Economics Department as Ec 1420.
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