The Maxwell School
Peter J Wilcoxen
Courses Previously Offered
ECN 431 Public Economics
This information is for Spring 2005
General Information About the Course
General Information, Textbook and Requirements
General information you may need at the beginning of the semester.
The list of the topics to be covered in class this semester. The relevant chapters of the textbook are indicated for each one.
Review Sheet for the Final
Topics we covered during the semester.
Oil Market Information
Graphs of oil prices and information about the sources and uses of oil in the US.
Historical Energy Consumption in the US
A link to a page with the graph discussed in class on 4/20.
Article about the Living Waters Catfish Farm
The Edwards aquifer in central Texas.
Examples from Class
Links to spreadsheets and powerpoint files.
Notes supplementing the textbook on key topics.
Email Questions and Answers
Selected questions sent in by email, with answers.
Exams from previous semesters. Note that the final exam is not cumulative: it covers only the second half of the semester.
Link to the Oil Trader arbitrage simulation game.
Peter J Wilcoxen, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University