Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2016


ECON 483 001 (CRN: 10585)


Department: Economics
Instructor: Zodrow, George R.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR BKH 229 (22-AUG-2016 - 2-DEC-2016) 
Session: 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:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisites: ECON 200 OR ECON 301 OR ECON 370
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 23
Enrollment data as of: 20-MAY-2022 9:25AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM R BKH 116
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. Analyzes tax effects on individual and business behavior and discusses general equilibrium modeling of the economic and distributional effects of alternative tax reforms. Special topics include optimal taxation, taxation of the family, estate taxation, taxation of electronic commerce, and state and local public finance.