310_Lecture_21_Public_Policy_F06

310_Lecture_21_Public_Policy_F06 - Public Policy GOV 310L...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Public Policy GOV 310L Lecture 21 Keith
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Lecture Outline I. Policy Process II. Definitions III. Economic Policy: Who Wins? Who Loses? IV. Public Finance V. Education; Health and Human Services
Background image of page 2
I. Policy Process http://laits.utexas.edu/gov310/PEP/index.html
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
II. Definitions Economic Policies: Government actions that affect economic activity or have economic consequences for individuals or groups. Social Policies: Government actions that guide our development as human beings and our relationships with other humans and our broader environment.
Background image of page 4
III. Economic Policy: Who Wins? Who Loses? Subsidizing and Regulating Businesses Distribution/Redistribution Equality/Inequality: http://laits.utexas.edu/gov310/PEP/index.html Major Regulatory Programs: http://laits.utexas.edu/gov310/PEP/index.html
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Role of Government (2 views) Traditional Liberal/Social Contract Giving up freedoms in exchange for protection (of safety, rights, and/or property) Preserving competitive market; honoring contracts Advancing Public Interest Effective equality of opportunity Redistributive; safety net
Background image of page 6
Regulation/Redistribution State Regulation Industrialization Agricultural Subsidy/Regulation
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/01/2008 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 16

310_Lecture_21_Public_Policy_F06 - Public Policy GOV 310L...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online