20271 - PUBLIC ECONOMICS
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
- Interaction between public policy and the acquisition and development of human capital.
- Inequality and redistribution.
- Behavioural responses to taxation: labour supply and evasion.
- Gender gaps in the labour market and in politics and policies that attempt to overcome them.
- Public policy in open economy, with a focus on international labour mobility.
- Social security: how demographic changes influence the design, reform and impact of pension systems.
- The Welfare state: an Introduction.
- Education financing and macroeconomic outcomes
- Public/private schooling and students’ outcomes
- The technology of skill formation.
- The role of early environments and child care policy
- Inequality and redistribution
- The impact of taxation: labour supply and tax evasion
- Gender gaps
- Policies to address the gender gap in the labour market and in politics
- Public policies in open economy
- Redistribution and factor mobility
- The fiscal effect of immigration
- The assimilation of immigrants
- Social networks and welfare participation
- Migration policies and illegal migration
- Brain drain vs brain gain.
- Social security.
- Pension system, savings and the labour supply
- The design and reform of pension systems
- Welfare state and demographics
- Written exam.
- Written exam.
- A presentation based on topics agreed upon during the course can complement part of the written exam.
- There is the possibily to sit a partial exam.