Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

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ECON 483 001 (CRN: 10585)

PUBLIC FINANCE

Long Title: PUBLIC FINANCE
Department: Economics
Instructor: Zodrow, George
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Prerequisites: ECON 200 OR ECON 301 OR ECON 370
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 18
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 23-MAY-2024 2:48PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
 
Description: Provides an economic analysis of tax policy, focusing on the current national debate regarding the relative merits of income and consumption-based taxes in terms of equity, efficiency, and simplicity. Tax effects on individual and business behavior and general equilibrium modeling of the economic and distributional effects of alternative tax reforms are analyzed. Special topics include optimal taxation of the family, estate taxation, taxation of electronic commerce, and state and local public finance.