Public Economics and Taxation
Where you you get your information on public economics and taxation? Are there any go-to sources that we're missing in our list of recommendations? Do you have any country- or region-specific recommendations (in English or any other language)?
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This article has been assigned as required reading for “Public Economics,” one of the core courses taught in the fall.
An excerpt from this book has been assigned in “Public Economics,” a core course taught in the fall.
In this VoxDev Talk, economists Rema Hanna and Ben Olken discuss what’s needed to help the poor through this crisis.
In this EconTalks podcast, economist Chris Blattman discusses the trade-offs between giving people in parts of Africa cash versus chickens, and how they used randomized controlled trials to find out which was more effective for helping people.
In this Vox Talk, Oeindrila Dube discusses an experiment she had been running in Sierra Leone for community health outreach, and how helpful those interventions were during the Ebola outbreak. From April 9, 2020.