28354 - PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC ECONOMICS

Scheda insegnamento

SDGs

L'insegnamento contribuisce al perseguimento degli Obiettivi di Sviluppo Sostenibile dell'Agenda 2030 dell'ONU.

Lavoro dignitoso e crescita economica

Anno Accademico 2020/2021

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

"Student is expected to get frameworks of economics within the public sector. In particular, the student is expected to understand: - the role of government in mixed economies - economic efficiency and Pareto efficient allocations - market and public failures - results of the social choice theory - role of the government in the redistribution of income - financing of government interventions through the tax system.

Contenuti

1. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand.
2. Elasticity and Its Application.
3. Supply, Demand, and Government Policies.
4. Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets.
5. The Costs of Production.
6. Firms in Competitive Markets.
7. The Costs of Taxation.
8. The Design of the Tax System
9 Monopoly (including price discrimination)

Testi/Bibliografia

N. Gregory Mankiw, "Principles of Economics", any edition, South-Western College Pub.

Additional material provided in class.

Metodi didattici

Lectures

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Written exam: 90 minutes. The exam will include one exercise.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

See the website of Davide Dragone [https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/davide.dragone]

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Davide Dragone