Fiche détaillée d'un cours


 


Voir la fiche établissement

ECONOMICS OF THE WELFARE STATE

2017-2018

IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

Code Cours :

1718-IÉSEG-M1S1-IBE-MA-FI65UE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS


Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Master1S1English
Professeur(s) responsable(s)C.FAVIER
Intervenant(s)Cristina FAVIER


Pré requis

none

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to :
- understand why Welfare States exist;
- Understand how benefit design tries to reduce moral hazard and poverty traps.

Contenu du cours

1. Welfare States
1.1 Why did welfare states emerge? How did they develop?
1.2 The building blocks: Social insurance, social assistance, and individual insurance;
1.3 The economics of state intervention;
1.4 The economics of insurance, moral hazard and adverse selection;

2. Welfare state’s main schemes (excluding pensions)
2.1 Unemployment insurance: make-work pay;
2.2 Social Assistance;
2.3 Child and family policies;

3. Pensions
3.1 The traditional pay-as-you-go arrangement;
3.2 A demographic bomb?
3.3 The implicit debt problem;
3.4 Case studies on pension systems and reforms.


Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class16,00  
Independent work
Research10,00  
Independent study
Group Project6,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant32,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Presentation
  • Research
  • Project work
  • Interactive class


Évaluation

Individual implication during lectures (punctuality, class attendance, contributing to discussion, written answers)
Group research (written document + presentation + discussion).

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Oral presentation0,40130,00
Participation16,00120,00
Final Exam
Written exam2,00150,00
TOTAL     100,00

Bibliographie

  • Nicholas Barr (2012). Economics of the Welfare State. Fifth Edition. Oxford University Press. -


Ressources internet



 
* Informations non contractuelles et pouvant être soumises à modification
 
 
Vidéo : Un campus à vivre
Notre chaîne Youtube