Selected Topics in Public Finance «Short Course»
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Dr. Ali Shourideh
Assistant Professor of Economics at Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
[/heading][ultimate_fancytext fancytext_prefix=”Overview” fancytext_align=”left” strings_textspeed=”35″ strings_backspeed=”0″ fancytext_strings=”How should governments design their tax policies optimally? What are the determinants of social insurance policies and welfare programs? In this class, we review the basic tools of public finance and optimal taxation with an emphasis on social insurance and redistribution. We apply these methods to study unemployment insurance, universal basic income, etc., both theoretically and quantitatively.”][ultimate_fancytext fancytext_prefix=”Biography” strings_textspeed=”35″ strings_backspeed=”0″ fancytext_strings=”Ali Shourideh is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professor of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business. He conducts research in the fields of macroeconomics, public finance, and contract theory. In his research, he has studied optimal taxation of various forms of income and expenditure in presence of international trade and specific knowledge about technology as well as determinants of sovereign debt and government pensions when governments have re-distributional motives. He has also studied markets with adverse selection and the role of imperfect competition and learning in such markets. Professor Shourideh received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran, and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota. Previously, he has taught in New York University and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
- Students, 100,000 Tomans
- Others, 200,000 Tomans
This course will be presented in Farsi.
Deadline: 5th September, 2019
Limitted Scholarships are Available.