Courses Bachelor Display 2019-2020

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Course title Introduction to Fiscal Economics
Course code EBC1040
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 2-9-2019 25-10-2019 L X X
Level Introductory
Coordinator Rick Kaenen, Kristof Bosmans
For more information: r.kaenen@maastrichtuniversity.nl; k.bosmans@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
This course provides an introduction to taxation, both from an economics and a business perspective. The course moreover provides basic learning skills, with a focus on Problem-Based Learning.
Description
This introductory course serves two main purposes. First, it will provide you with the basic knowledge about taxation and its role in the economy. You will learn about the different types of taxation and about their many effects on households, businesses and the economy as a whole. The course uses approaches from both economics and business studies. Second, this course provides you with the basic learning skills that you will need throughout your study at Maastricht University. The focus is mainly on Problem-Based Learning (PBL). We introduce the 7-jump, different roles in tutorial groups and various PBL working methods. During the group sessions, you will have ample opportunity to practice your newly acquired PBL skills.
When you have successfully finished this course, you will:
* know the basics of the economic approach to taxation
* know the basics of the business approach to taxation
* be capable of studying in an academic problem-based learning environment
Literature
To be announced.
Prerequisites
An advanced level of English.
Keywords
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Attendance / Participation / Written Exam / Assignment / Presentation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Fiscale Economie Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)