Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Introduction to normative and positive theories of the role of the state in the economy.
Analysis of public expenditures: public goods, externalities, redistribution. Principles of taxation. Selected problems in economic policy, including public expenditure programs (such as health, education and welfare), inter-governmental fiscal arrangements and tax policy issues.
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Advice for students:
the course involves some bit of calculus and graphical analysis you should consider revisiting math courses.