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Public finance

Course Code :2109TEWECP
Study domain:Economic Policy
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Jacques Vanneste

3. Course contents *

This course aims to improve students’ research capacity in key aspects of public finance. Topics covered on the course include:

  • National and international monitoring and coordination of public finances
  • Government expenditure and public choice; efficiency measurements of government expenditures; public-private partnerships
  • Taxation and economic integration; taxation and inequality
  • The shadow economy
  • Fiscal federalism
  • The public finances of the new EU member states
  • Public debt