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PA - C8 - ECO585 : Microeconomics for public Economics

Domaine > Economie.

Descriptif

Description:

This course provides an introduction to the main public economic issues: social welfare, public choice theory, externalities, public goods and taxation. It recalls the classical theory of market failures due to externalities and public goods and derives the main results from the public choice theory. A large part is devoted to the economics of taxation theory. The course contains rigorous mathematical tools and handles the microeconomic tools used in the public economic theory.

List of topics:

  • Aggregated preference and public choice
  • Public choice in democracy; vote
  • Externalities
  • Public goods
  • Optimal taxation
  • Fiscal federalism
  • Tax competition

Main references:

Bernard Salanié, Microéconomie : les défaillances du marché, Economica, 1998

Jean Hindriks et Gareth Myles, Intermediate Public Economics, MIT Press, 2006, seconde édition 2013

Joseph Stiglitz, Economics of the Public Sector, Hardcover, 2000

Localisation: ENS-Cachan

Enseignant: Emmanuelle Taugourdeau

Langue du cours : Anglais

Credits ECTS : 2

 

Format des notes

Numérique sur 20

Littérale/grade réduit

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Diplôme d'ingénieur de l'Ecole polytechnique

Pour les étudiants du diplôme M1 Economie

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