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D. Roderick Kiewiet
Professor of Political Science

Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Mail Code 228-77
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California 91125

Room 332B Baxter Hall 
(626) 395-4032 (o)
(626) 793-8580 (f)

SS 231a
American Politics
Offered during the fall term
9 units (3-0-6)

A three-term course in American politics and political behavior. While drawing from contemporary materials, the course will emphasize the historical background of American political institutions.

PS 123 

Fiscal Federalism
Offered during the winter term
9 units (3-0-6)

In the United States, as in many other countries, taxes are collected and benefits are provided by federal, state, and local governments. Because politicians like to take credit for benefits but avoid blame for taxes, fiscal relations between levels of government are an ongoing source of controversy and confusion. This course covers the major budgetary problems that currently face state, local, and federal governments. Specific topics will include intergovernmental revenue flows, the municipal bond market, and policy mandates. Grades only.

EC 101
Budgetary History of the United States
Offered by announcement
9 units (3-0-6)

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