Introduction to Public Finance

Introduction to Public Finance provides an understanding of the contextual framework of the U.S. public finance market. It also provides the tools to begin analyzing key public-finance credits. Using case studies, spreadsheets, and group discussions, the course covers municipalities, state governments, special authorities, essential-purpose revenue bonds, and higher education. It also introduces the sectors of health care and housing. This course is the first in a three-part series on public finance