Welfare State and Taxation Unit
In The Media
Coordinator: Alessandra Casarico
The Welfare State and Taxation (WST) Unit focuses its research on the analysis of public sector intervention in the economy. We are interested in the study of the design and effects of public policy and in how public policies interact with economic and social phenomena. We carry out theoretical and empirical work of the highest quality and relevance, with the goal of affecting policy and the public debate.
The Welfare State and Taxation Unit also aims to provide a forum where local and international scholars can interact and enhance research on public policy topics, organizing seminars and workshops and offering short-term visiting positions.
Our research group has developed key expertise and conducts research on:
Until mid-2014, the activities of this unit were conducted within Econpubblica, the Centre for Research on the Economics of the Public Sector, which in 2014 joined forces with the Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics to create the Dondena Center for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy. See the Econpubblica website for our activity through 2014.
Please contact Alessandra Casarico for information on the activities of the WST unit.
• Second Dondena Workshop on Public Policy (14-15 December, 2017). See here the details of the plenary lectures by Richard Blundell (UCL) and Giovanni Peri (UCDavis)
• The European Commission has just published the report on "Literature review on Taxation, Entrepreneurship and the collaborative economy". Dondena lead the research group working on the report, which can be downloaded here.
Last updated 06 December 2017 - 16:47:23
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