Knowledge of the contents of the Mathematics and Microeconomics modules is requested.
Materiale di riferimento
For attending students:
-Slides of lectures;
-Hindriks J. and Myles G.D. (2013, 2nd edition). Intermediate public economics, MIT PRESS, ch.s 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 (pp. 264-288), 10 (247-314, 323-336), 12 (pp. 398-401), 13 (pp. 423-441, 443-450), 14 (pp.466-481, 481-92 if time allows), 15, 16 (pp.537-546), 17 (selection, if time allows). Students may also find useful to consult their first-year Microeconomic textbook: Frank, R. and Cartwright, E. (FC, 2016, 2nd edition). Microeconomics and behaviour, McGraw Hill, PART 5. Further optional readings on each topic of the program will be suggested at the start of the course.
For not attending students:
Hindriks J. and Myles D. G. (2013, 2nd edition). Intermediate public economics, MIT PRESS, ch. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17.
Alternatively, students not attending the course can base their study program on:
Silvestre, J., (2012) Public microeconomics: Efficiency and equity in public policy, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar; Hindriks J. and Myles D. G. (2013, 2nd edition). Intermediate public economics, MIT PRESS, ch.s 15, 16 and 17. Students not attending the course who are willing to adopt the alternative study program must contact the teacher in advance of their preparation for the examination.