Taxation

Guest Instructor: 
Frank Fossen
Time I: 
Wednesday,
10:15am to 11:45am
Time II: 
Thursday,
10:15am to 11:45pm
Venue I: 
FU, Garystr. 21, Lecture hall 104a (April 17, May 8 and 29: 102!)
Venue II: 
FU, Garystr. 21, Lecture hall 104a
Description: 

• Fundamentals of Taxation
• Taxation and Labor Supply
• The Excess Burden of Taxation
• Tax Incidence
• Optimal Direct Taxation
• Optimal Indirect Taxation
• The Effects of Taxation on Savings
• Taxation and Risk Taking
• Taxation and Investment
• Taxation and Capital Structure
• Tax Evasion

Literature:
• Salanié, Bernard (2011): "The Economics of Taxation", 2nd edition, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
• Further literature references will be provided during class.

Exam:
Final written exam.

Credits: 
9.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Spring 2013
Affiliation: 
Freie Universität Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:45am