Data Management and Programming

Ects : 3
Compétence à acquérir :
After having attended the class, the students should master the analytical tools and empirical methods to analyze the main market failures and the policies implemented to address them. They should also understand the fundamental trade-off between redistribution and efficiency and the challenges posed by the design of a tax/benefit system.

Description du contenu de l'enseignement :
After an overview the main tools of public economic analysis, the course will present the main market failures and discuss government intervention : taxation, social insurance and redistribution programs. Theoretical concepts will be presented along with empirical evidence. Particular emphasis will be put on the recent empirical advances in public policy analysis.
The aim of the course is to present the basic principles of public economics, showing the link between theoretical analysis and public policy applications in practice.

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