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assignment Level : Introductive
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If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice, namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its relationship with economic growth, this course is meant for you. It can truly change your outlook on our world.

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Syllabus

Week 1:

What is the Goal of the State?; Why do we need a State to achieve this Goal?

Week 2:

The engine of Economic Growth; The relationship between Efficiency and Equality.

Week 3:

Choosing the laws that would maximize Social Welfare (Happiness).   

Week 4:

Measuring and Defining Inequality, Poverty and Social Efficiency.

Week 5:

Who Bears the Economic Burden of Tax; Understanding Progressivity.

Week 6:

Designing the Optimal Tax and Transfer System. 

 

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Instructors

  • Yoram Margalioth - The Buchmann Faculty of Law
  • Einat Solnik - Junior researcher at the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies
  • Inbar Ben-Ari - The Buchmann Faculty of Law
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