Public Finance Policy

Fall
Fall 2016
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Graduate
Class Size: 15
4
Credits per quarter

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Public Finance Policy will review finance and fiscal policy challenges facing federal, state, and local governments. We will examine issues central to public expenditure programs, and taxation policies. Students will seek practical solutions to planning, implementation, and reporting problems in public finance. The course will discuss budgetary formation, deliberation, adoption, implementation and execution. Further, each aspect of finance policy will be examined in order to understand the process, functions, and history of public budgeting reform. The course will discuss revenue policy, the spending of public resources, dynamics of changing budget processes, and issues associated with balancing budgets. Students –  in the role of citizens, administrators, and public officials –  shall engage public finance policy issues of concern to them in pursuit of fairness.

4

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Class Standing: Graduate
Class Size: 15
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Advertised schedule:

Mon 6-10p

Located in: Olympia