Econ 776a Economics of Taxation: Theory and Policy

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Day / time: 
Monday/Wednesday 9:00-10:20 NOTE: first class 10/24/16
Course Type: 
Graduate
Course term: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Location: 
Rm. 108

This class focuses on the economic theories of taxation and their policy implications, both from a public finance and a macroeconomic perspectives.  Three main topics include:  labor income taxation, taxation of capital and optimal unemployment insurance.

Note:  This class will be a 1/2 credit class taught for 1/2 term.

Semester offered: 
Fall
Visiting Instructor(s): 
Nicolas Werquin