[ 572KPEHOSPK20 ] KS Economics of Social Policy

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Economics Karin Mayr-Dorn 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre KS Marktwirtschaft und Staat
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Economics and Business 2021W
Objectives Students will be able to apply microeconomic methods to evaluate the effects of public revenue and spending programmes on economic efficiency and distribution.
Subject The course provides an analysis of the effects of activities of the public sector on economic efficiency and redistribution. It consists of two parts: the first part on public spending covers, for example, the method of cost-benefit analysis and social security; the second part on public revenue covers, for example, the economic effects of the taxation of consumption, labor income, and capital income.
Criteria for evaluation Exam and participation in class.
Language German
Study material Hindriks and Myles (2013), Intermediate Public Economics, 2nd edition, MIT Press.

Stiglitz (2015), Economics of the Public Sector, 4th edition, Norton.

Slides of the course 'Steuern und Staatsausgaben'.

Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)572AECOSEKU15: IK Ökonomie des öffentlichen Sektors (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority