Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (category 17) (until 2008-2009)

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Elements of Financial Science

Course code
4S00410
Name of lecturer
Veronica Polin
Coordinator
Veronica Polin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
5
Academic sector
SECS-P/03 - PUBLIC ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
Second semester dal Feb 21, 2011 al May 25, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing undergraduate students with the analytic tools to understand a variety of public finance issues, with particular emphasis on Italian situation. The course covers both normative and positive aspects of public finance.

Syllabus

Topics include welfare economics (first and second theorems), market failures (public goods, externalities, non-competitive market structures and asymmetric information), public choice, income distribution, welfare state, taxation (principle of taxation, tax equity, economic effects of taxation, tax incidence, structural features of the major taxes in Italy).
Textbook references will be given during the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final grade is determined by the performances obtained in a written and in a oral exam on the entire course outline.


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