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Fall 2017  |  PA 5022 Section 001: Economics For Policy Analysis and Planning II -- Issues and Controversies in Tax Policy (33466)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Laboratory
Credits:
1.5 Credits (3 Credits max.)
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Topics Course
Times and Locations:
First Half of Term
 
09/05/2017 - 10/23/2017
Tue, Thu 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 60
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Application of economic reasoning to a wide range of contemporary public policy issues. The following topically-focused courses also fulfill the MPP economics requirement: PA 5431: Public Policies on Work and Pay, PA 5503: Economics of Development, PA 5521: Development Planning and Policy Analysis, and PA 5805: Global Economics. prereq: 5021 or equiv
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?jtemple+PA5022+Fall2017
Class Description:
This course introduces students to analytical issues in policy. The main focus will be on issues in U.S. federal taxation, but state and local tax policy topics will also be included. There will be two required fairly-inexpensive paperback books: (1) Taxing Ourselves, 2017 edition, MIT Press, by Joel Slemrod and Jon Bakija. (2) Taxes in America: What Everyone Needs to Know, 2012 Oxford University Press, by Leonard Burman and Joel Slemrod.
Who Should Take This Class?:
The course counts toward the economics core requirement for the MPP program. MPP students and others interested in tax policy should take the course.
Grading:
There will be weekly summaries or executive briefs based on the required readings, two quizzes, several homework assignments and a short paper and presentation on a tax topic of the student's choosing.
Exam Format:
The two in-class quizzes and homework assignments will include a variety of question types such as short answer, graphical and algebraic problems.
Class Format:
This is a 7 week class worth 1.5 credits. A prior course in microeconomics is required.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/33466/1179
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/jtemple_PA5022_Spring2019.doc (Spring 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/jtemple_PA5022_Spring2018.pdf (Spring 2018)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/jtemple_PA5022_Spring2016.doc (Spring 2016)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 April 2017

Fall 2017  |  PA 5022 Section 002: Economics For Policy Analysis and Planning II -- Global Economics (36184)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Laboratory
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Topics Course
Meets With:
PA 5805 Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Mon, Wed 04:40PM - 05:55PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 30
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Application of economic reasoning to a wide range of contemporary public policy issues. The following topically-focused courses also fulfill the MPP economics requirement: PA 5431: Public Policies on Work and Pay, PA 5503: Economics of Development, PA 5521: Development Planning and Policy Analysis, and PA 5805: Global Economics. prereq: 5021 or equiv
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?kudrle+PA5022+Fall2017
Class Description:
This course provides an introduction to global economic relations and the economic theory that explains much of them. We will study the underlying determinants of trade in goods, services and capital among countries along with the policies that states often use to influence such trade. We will also explore the theory and practice of international macroeconomics and policy problems of global financial openness.
Grading:
Team project and presentation + individual classroom contributions 20%
Two quizzes 40%
Final exam 40%
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/36184/1179
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kudrle_PA5022_Fall2017.pdf
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kudrle_PA5022_Fall2015.pdf (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
22 July 2015

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