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Course module: 690227-B-6
690227-B-6
Public Finance for Tax Law
Course info
Course module690227-B-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg Law School; TLS: Department of Tax Law; Tax Law;
Is part of
B Tax Law
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. E.W.M.T. Westerhout
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
SM 2
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 21/01/2021 up to and including 20/08/2021
Aims
In this course the student learns about the role of the government in the Dutch economy and about government policies regarding revenues, public spending and the public debt. The student learns how the theory of public finance is connected with the real world. Having finished the course, the student can formulate alternatives for current financial institutions in the Netherlands (for example, the tax system, the pension scheme, the health care scheme) and also evaluate the pros and cons of these alternatives.
Content
The following subjects are taken into consideration:
  • Market- and Government Failures
  • Finance of the national government, decentralized governments and the EU
  • Social Security
  • Pensions
  • Health Care
  • Taxation
  • Fiscal Policies

Specifics
Details about the course can be found in the syllabus that will be made available through Blackboard.
 
Contact person
dr. E.W.M.T. Westerhout
Timetable information
Public Finance for Tax Law
Required materials
Literature
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Title:Overheidsfinanciën
Author:De Kam
Publisher:Noordhoff uitgevers
Edition:15
Literature
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Title:Economen kunnen niet rekenen
Author:Westerhout
Publisher:AUP
To be announced
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Title:Aanvullende literatuur via Canvas
Recommended materials
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Tests
Assignment 1 (5%)

Assignment 2 (5%)

Written (90%)

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