SMNR: Tax Policy

Class Unique: 30185
This course provides an introduction to tax and fiscal policy. We will address policy issues relating to the general structure of the income tax, policy considerations raised by objectives other than principally raising revenue, and the tax legislative process. The goal is to develop a knowledgeable and critical understanding of the basic principles of tax policy. Prerequisite: Federal Income Taxation.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Thursday 10:30 am - 12:20 pm JON 5.208
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room

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  • The Benefit and the Burden - B. Bartlett
      Simon & Schuster 2012 , edition: 2012 edition
      ISBN: 978-1-4516-4625-2 (p   (required)
  • Taxing Ourselves - J. Slemrod and J. Bakija
      MIT Press , edition: 4th edition
      ISBN: 978-0262693939   (required)
  • Taxes in America - L. Burman & J. Slemrod
      Oxford Univ. Press
      ISBN: 978-0199890262   (required)


Drapkin, Dennis B. Drapkin, Dennis B.