1.1. Review of basic concepts: Efficiency, Equity
1.2. Merit goods
1.3. Public versus private provision and production
2.1. Must the public sector interfere? Why? To what extent?
2.2. Alternative models of provision: international experience, current debates
3.1. What is special about health provision?
3.2. Alternative models of provision: international experience, current debates
4. SOCIAL SECURITY
4.1. Why a Social Security system?
4.2. Pay-as-you-go versus fully funded schemes
5. FISCAL FEDERALISM
5.1. Advantages and disadvantages of fiscal decentralizacion
5.2. Subcentral government finance
5.3. Intergovernmental transfers
There will be 4 dossiers to prepare and present in class, and each will be worth 25% of the final grade. If the quality of the work is too low to pass the course, you will be given a second chance to improve your assignments. Most of the work will be done in the classroom.
Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Failing to deliver or present part of the assignments will result in a "No presentat" final grade.