Course Catalog and Schedule



Political Economy I: Budget Deficits: A Political Economy View (MECS-540-1)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
This course reviews the economic and political-economic literature on budget deficits. We cover theoretical and empirical papers on topics including: economic and politico-economic models of government debt; the impact of debt on growth; the effect of fiscal rules; and sovereign defaults, with emphasis on recent developments . The course is complementary with Public Finance and Macro.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2019-2020 Fall 2019 10 Weeks MECS-540-1 Political Economy I: Budget Deficits: A Political Economy View 21 1 Persico, Nicola Tue 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Evanston Global Hub (5201) N