84558 - PUBLIC FINANCE AND PUBLIC POLICY

Scheda insegnamento

SDGs

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

Sconfiggere la povertà Ridurre le disuguaglianze Lotta contro il cambiamento climatico Pace, giustizia e istituzioni forti

Anno Accademico 2022/2023

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

This course is an introduction to the theory of public economics (public goods, externalities, taxation and public spending) and the public regulation of private markets. These theoretical tools are then applied to analyze fiscal policies and regulation in Italy and the European Union.

Contenuti

  1. Tools of Normative Analysis
  2. Public Goods
  3. Externalities
  4. Political Economics
  5. Income Redistribution: Conceptual Issues
  6. Taxation and Income Distribution
  7. Taxation and Efficiency
  8. Efficient and Equitable Taxation

 

Erasmus students: Please note that you cannot take this course if you have not yet taken a course in Microeconomics

Testi/Bibliografia

Rosen and Gayer: Public Finance, McGraw Hill (any edition).

Lecture notes

Further readings will be indicated in class

Please check for additional material on Virtuale (link on the right)

Metodi didattici

Lectures. Please make sure to take good notes.

Modalità di verifica e valutazione dell'apprendimento

Written examination one hour long. The test will include about 7-9 open questions.

The mark of the paper will reflect the cadidate's:

i) knowlege of the subject

ii) ability to engage in critical thinking,

iii) use of appropriate terminology.

 

Evaluation grid

  1. Basic knowledge of most topics of the course; basic critical and analytical skills; formally correct language and terminology → 18-22;
  2. Good knowledge of the topics of the course; good analytical and critical skills; formally correct language and terminology → 23-26;
  3. In-depth knowledge of the topics of the course, good analytical and critical skills, proficiency in technical language and terminology → 27-29;
  4. Outstanding knowledge of the topics of the course, outstanding analytical and critical skills, proficiency in technical language and terminology → 30-30L.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Luigi Alberto Franzoni