PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Updated A.Y. 2021-2022
The course will be structured into two parts.
The first part will focus some essential topics in public economics (public goods, externalities, social security systems, optimal tax theory). This part will cover materials mainly from the textbook and it will consist of lectures and exercises classes.
- Textbook for the first part: Hindriks and Myles, Intermediate Public Economics, 2006 or later editions.
The second part will focus on some key research topics in public economics (Inequality, Preferences for Redistribution, Effects of Taxation and Global Warming). This part will consist of class discussion and students' presentation of key research papers in each of these areas.