JEB025 - Public Finance

Credit: 5
Status: Bachelors - All
Bachelors - elective
BEF - elective
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: doc. Petr Janský Ph.D.
Course homepage: JEB025
Literature: Required reading:
Stiglitz, J.E. (2000) Economics of the Public Sector, 3. Edition

Hillman, A.L. (2009) Public Finance and Public Policy, Responsibilities and Limitations of Government, Cambridge University Press
Gruber, J. (2010) Public Finance and Public Policy, Worth Publishers
Hindriks, J., Myles, G.D. (2006) Intermediate Public Economics, The MIT Press
Barr, N. (2004) The Economics of the Welfare State, Stanford University Press
Cullis, J., Jones, P. (1998) Public Finance and Public Choice, McGraw Hill
Description: The course deals with standard public finance topics: we start with an introduction to the economic rationale for government. The major part of the course is then devoted to the theory of taxation, i.e. how taxes influence economic activities and to the analysis of public expenditure theories, namely public choice theory.




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