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International Public Economics (6 ECTS)

This course provides students with an understanding of public finance's interdependencies within open economies. In this respect, diverse issues such as European integration, globalization, tax competition, and global trade policy are presented. The goal of this course is to provide the economic tools to identify and solve public finance problems in scenarios with competing state stakeholders.


  • Federalism

  • Strategic aspects of taxation: e.g. tax competition, tax coordination.

  • Economics of international negotiations

  • International aspects of consumption, factor income and resource taxation

  • Economics of customs and trade policy.