The course presents an introduction to the economic theory of the public sector. The topics covered include: public goods, externalities, education, health care, pensions, redistribution, collective decision making and cost-benefit analysis.
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Students acquire a basic understanding of the economic theory of the public sector.
A prerequisite for this course is a basic course in microeconomics.
- Rosen, H.S. and T. Gayer, 2014. Public Finance, 10th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
Additional texts will be announced on EleUM.