CITC15H3 Taxing and Spending: Public Finance in Canadian Cities

The course examines Canadian local public finance in comparative perspective and discusses the implications of municipal finance for urban public policy, planning, and the provision of municipal services. Topics include local government revenue sources and expenditures, the politics of municipal budgeting and intergovernmental fiscal relations, and how public finance influences urban form.

Prerequisite: 

At least 1.0 credit at the B-level in ONE of the following: City Studies or Human Geography or Economics for Management Studies or Management or Political Science or Sociology

Enrolment Limits: 
60
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences