|Course code: 176804||Subject title: PUBLIC ECONOMICS II|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Mandatory||Year: 4||Period: 2º S|
|PASCUAL ARZOZ, PEDRO MARIA (Resp) [Mentoring ]||FUENTES IRIARTE, RAQUEL [Mentoring ]|
CG01. Synthesis and Analytic Ability.
CG02. Organizational and Planning Skills.
CG04. Oral and written skills in a foreign language.
CG07. Ability to solve problems.
CG08. Ability to make decisions.
CG09. Teamwork skills.
SP01 Understand economic institutions are as a result and application of theoretical or formal representations about how the economy works.
SP04 Use professional criteria for economic analysis, preferably those based on the handling of technical instruments.
SP06 Write economic management projects at the international, national or regional level.
SP07 Contribute to the good management of resource allocation in both the private and public spheres.
SP08 Identify and anticipate relevant economic problems in relation to the allocation of resources.
SP09 Contribute rationality to the analysis and description of any aspect of economic reality.
R_EP_05. Know the theory of taxation and have a conceptual framework that serves as a "guide" to analyze taxes and guide their design.
R_EP_06_Identify the economic impact of taxes and their effects on equity, efficiency and incentives.
|Methodology - Activity||Classroom hours||Non-classroom hours|
|A-2 Practical sessions (case studies)||15|
|A-6 Individual learning||80|
|A-8 Office hours||04|
CG01, CG02, CG07, CG08, CG23, CE04, CE07, CE08, CE09: Theoretical sessions: theoretical classes. The teacher explains the contents while asking questions to the students to favor the attention, the comprehension and the participation.
CG01, CG02, CG10, CG23, CE04, CE06, CE09: Practical Session: Reading an article and making a brief comment using the concepts and economic results of imposition developed in the theoretical sessions.
CG07, CG09, CG15, CG19, CG20, CG24, CE06, CE09: Practical Sessions: Solve individually or in teams the proposed exercises. Some will be presented on the blackboard and others will be given to the teacher for correction.
CG03, CG07, CG09: Office hours, individual or in small groups.
|Weight (%)||It allows
|Public sector intervention in the economy: economic analysis of taxation.||Solving questions, theoretical exercises and problems related to economic analysis of taxes||30||It is recoverable with the extraordinary exam|
|Partial Exam||30||If with the grade of the final exam it does not pass the subject, it is recoverable with the extraordinary exam.|
|Final Exam||40||Yes, it is recoverable with the extraordinary exam.|
|Participation in class, interest and effort||+5||To be added to the final grade.|
Economic analysis of taxes and other public revenues: assessment criteria for tax systems and tax reform proposals. The theoretical foundations of taxation are studied; the analysis of the effects of different taxes on the behaviour and welfare of economic agents; the criteria that should guide the tax design; and the study of the basic elements and specific problems of the main figures of the tax systems. The contents are structured in two parts: the economic theory of taxation and the tax system.
Theory of taxation: Taxation and distribution of income; Tax incidence; Regulatory aspects: Efficiency and equity of taxes; Taxation and incentives. Tax system. Direct Taxation: Personal Income Tax; Corporate Tax; and Wealth Tax. Indirect taxation: Value Added Tax.
ECONOMY OF TAXATION
Part I: Theory of Taxation
Chapter 1: Public revenues and taxes
Chapter 2: Equity approaches to taxation
Chapter 3: Tax incidence
Chapter 4: Taxation and economic efficiency
Chapter 5: Optimal Imposition: Efficiency and Equity
Chapter 6: Taxation and incentives
Part II: Tax System
Chapter 7: Personal Income Tax
Chapter 8: Corporate Income Tax
Chapter 9: Indirect taxation on consumption. VAT
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