Devon Lynch

Associate Professor

Economics

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Liberal Arts 383

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Survey of the American economy focusing on markets, the price system, and resource allocation. Price determination in competitive and imperfectly-competitive markets. Applications in agricultural economics, legal prices, excise taxes, labor market issues, advertising, technological change, pollution and the environment, public goods, antitrust policy, international trade, and alternative economic systems.

Survey of the American economy focusing on markets, the price system, and resource allocation. Price determination in competitive and imperfectly-competitive markets. Applications in agricultural economics, legal prices, excise taxes, labor market issues, advertising, technological change, pollution and the environment, public goods, antitrust policy, international trade, and alternative economic systems.

Principles and practice of cost-benefit analysis. Students will learn how to develop and apply cost-benefit techniques to evaluate public policies and specific projects. Topics include accounting for incomplete markets, long-term discounting, analysis in the presence of uncertainty and distributional concerns.

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Online and Continuing Education Courses

Principles and practice of cost-benefit analysis. Students will learn how to develop and apply cost-benefit techniques to evaluate public policies and specific projects. Topics include accounting for incomplete markets, long-term discounting, analysis in the presence of uncertainty and distributional concerns.
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Decision-making by state and local governments about what services to provide and how to finance them. Examines the expenditure and revenue decisions of state and local governments, the structures and institutions of sub-national governments, and public sector responses to market failures.
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