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ECON 8866 Public Sector Economics II (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course covers the positive theory of taxation (the effects of taxation on labor supply, saving, investment, risk taking, and growth, as well as tax incidence), optimal tax and expenditure theory/the theory of the second best, and a selection of other topics depending on the interests of the students and recent developments in the field (e.g., axiomatic social choice theory, the new economics of regulation, the economics of education and the new political economy).


Instructor(s): Hideo Konishi

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13