The course supplies students with theoretical models for the analysis of targets, tools and functioning of Public Finance.
Course contents summary
Welfare economics; macro-models for the analysis of fiscal policy; Italian public expence on Welfare.
1) Reasons for public intervention in the economy;
2) Public finance in Italy;
3) Macro-models for the analysis of fiscal policy in both closed and open economies;
4) Public finance in Italy and in the EMU;
5)Inequality, poverty and public policies;
6) Italian public expence on Welfare: Assistence, Pensions and Education.
Bosi, Paolo (ed.), Corso di scienza delle Finanze, Il Mulino, 2012