Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

ECON 483 001 (CRN: 10585)

PUBLIC FINANCE

Long Title: PUBLIC FINANCE
Department: Economics
Instructor: Zodrow, George R.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR BKH 229 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
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
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: ECON 200 OR ECON 301 OR ECON 370
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 26-OCT-2021 10:38PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
6-DEC-2017  
2:00PM - 5:00PM W BKH 229
 
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.