FI 405 Public Finance
SP 2012 HO
Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D. – Texas A&M UniversityM.S. – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Monday - Thursday 12:00 - 2:00 PM or by appointment
9:00 - 9:50 AM
EC141 and EC142
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: eCompanion Course Web Site: lecture notes, paper guideline, reading resources, and other class-related materials.
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Instructor Learning Outcomes
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Use of cell phones, pagers, iPOD, or other electronic device is strictly prohibited from class. Should a student be expecting some sort of emergency phone call (IE baby, child, parent illness), it is the student's responsibility to leave the class to take a call. With exception to the above listed examples, all phones should be turned off prior to class beginning.
Chapter and Subject
Chapter 6: Cost-Benefit Analysis
P: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7
Chapter 7: Subsidies
P: 1, 2, 3, 4
Chapter 8: Social Security and Insurance
P: 1, 3, 5, 6
Chapter 9: Health Care
P: 1, 2, 3, 5
Chapter 10: Introduction
P: 1, 3, 5, 7
Chapter 11: Taxation, Prices, Efficiency and the
Distribution of Income
P: 1, 3, 5
Chapter 12: Budget Balance and Government Debt
P: 1, 3, 4, 5
Chapter 18: State and Local Government Finance
P: 1, 3, 4
Chapters 10-12, 18
Project Proposal Due
Module 3: Taxation
Chapter 13: Theory of Income Taxation
Chapter 14: Personal Income
Chapter 15: Corporate Income
P: 1, 2, 3
Chapter 16: Consumption and Sales
P: 2, 3, 4
Chapter 17: Wealth, Property, and Estates
May 9, 8:00-10:00
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