Winter 2018

BE 570/PP 575: Tax Policy and the Economy

The objectives of this class are to acquire an in-depth understanding of the principles and analytical methods of taxation, and to apply these to current policy issues as well as to fundamental tax policy reform options.

ECON 684: Government Revenues

The principal objectives of this course are 1) to provide a working knowledge of modern theoretical and empirical techniques for investigating how taxes affect economic behavior and how tax policy should be designed, 2) to sharpen how to think critically about the economics of taxation, and 3) to gain experience in identifying and answering tax-related research questions.