This course is a senior seminar that explores the optimal design of government policies, centered around taxation, redistribution and social insurance policies. It emphasizes the interplay between economic theory and empirical analysis to make informed policy recommendations.
Econ 487a. Economics of Rules and Governments
Day / time:
T 9:25 - 11:50
Prerequisites: Basic and intermediate-level microeconomics (Econ 115 or equivalent, Econ 121 or Econ 125) are the prerequisites for this class. Intermediate macroeconomics (Econ 122 or 126) and introductory econometrics (Econ 117, 131 or 135) are recommended but not required.
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