PUBLIC FINANCE MOD. A

PUBLIC FINANCE MOD. A

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Code
57039
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
5 credits during the 2nd year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-16) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching activities allow the student to:
- acquire knowledge on the role of the state in the market economy
- identify the reasons for state intervention in the economy in the presence of externalities, market power and asymmetric information
- understand the nature and financing of public goods
- acquire analysis and application capacity for the regulation of the public utilities sector
- understand the rules and processes of collective decision-making
- understand the reasons for fiscal decentralization, the role of local authorities and financial relations between levels of government

Teaching methods

The training activity is divided into lectures, interactive teaching, guided study, practical exercises and seminar activities.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

A) Institutional part:
- Role of the state in the economy
- Processes and rules of collective decision
- Public utility services and competition policies
- Fiscal decentralization
B) Seminar part:
Insights on current topics of economics and public finance.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- H. S. Rosen, T. Gayer, Scienza delle finanze, McGraw-Hill

- P. Bosi, M.C. Guerra, I tributi nell’economia italiana, Il Mulino (ult. ed.)

- Articles and papers distributed in class

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: - Monday h. 11.00-13.00 at the Department of Political Sciences - after lessons - On appointment

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The training activity is divided into lectures, interactive teaching, guided study, practical exercises and seminar activities.

LESSONS START

Monday 18 September 2018

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam with written graphic exercises

Assessment methods

For students attending the learning assessment includes two written tests during the course and an oral exam at the end of the course. The two written tests refer to different parts of the course program.

For non-attending students the verification consists only of the oral exam.

Questions about the contents of the program and graphic exercises

The Examining Board is designated by the Department Council (DISPO) and chaired by the course professor.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
05/06/2020 10:30 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2020 10:30 GENOVA Orale
17/07/2020 10:30 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2020 10:30 GENOVA Orale