PUBLIC FINANCE

Academic year
2016/2017 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
SCIENZA DELLE FINANZE
Course code
ET0057 (AF:244048 AR:122398)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6
Subdivision
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
SECS-P/03
Period
2nd Term
Course year
3
The main aim is to provide an overview of the issues concerning the role of the State in the economy. Emphasis will be placed on theoretical foundations for the economic analysis of government intervention and its funding through taxation.
Principles of Economics
1. The public sector in Italy
2. Motivations for public intervention
3. Public sector revenues
3.1 Taxation theory: general aspects and basic concepts
3.2 Taxation: distributive principles
3.3 Issues in the design of personal income taxation
3.4 Distortionary effects of taxation
3.5 Tax incidence in partial equilibrium analysis
4. The italian tax system
4.1 National taxes
4.2 Regional and local taxes
- H.S. Rosen - T. Gayer, Scienza delle finanze, McGraw-Hill CREATE CUSTOM PUBLISHING, Quarta Edizione 2014 (EDIZIONE RIDOTTA PER CA' FOSCARI).
- P. Bosi - M. C. Guerra, I tributi nell'economia italiana, Il Mulino, Bologna, Edizione 2016.
- The program might be supplemented with handouts during the course.

Suggested readings:
Autori vari, Evoluzione e riforma dell'intervento pubblico, G. Giappichelli Editore, Torino, 2013.
written
Written examination with open questions, multiple choice questions and exercises.
Lectures
Italian
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book