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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

417 - Degree in Economics

27436 - Budgeting and Public Expenditure


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
27436 - Budgeting and Public Expenditure
Faculty / School:
109 - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
Degree:
417 - Degree in Economics
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
3
Semester:
Second semester
Subject Type:
Optional
Module:
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5.3. Syllabus

  1. Public budget

    1. Definition and classification of revenues and expenditures. The regulation of government budget

    2. The development process

    3. The realization phase and budget modifications

    4. Internal and external controls

    5. The current government Budget

  2. Budget balance and public debt

    1. Definition and parts. The debate about the budget stability

    2. The budget balance in Spain and its financing

    3. Public debts: issue and types

  3. Growth, incidence and redistributive effects of the public expenditure

    1. Why public expenditure grows?

    2. Efficiency definition and how to measure it

    3. Incidence and redistributive effects.

  4. The welfare state

    1. Social protection. Functions and financing

    2. Insurance markets. Necessarily public and obligatory

    3. Social security in Spain

    4. Benefits and types. The Pacto de Toledo

  5. Money benefits and social benefits

    1.  Public pension system

    2. Temporary illness benefits

    3.  Unemployment benefits

    4.  Reliance benefits

    5.  Health expenditure