Analyze Policy Using Taxes and Subsidies Free class

Warren Chalklen, PhD

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7 Videos (22m)
    • Welcome to the course :)

    • What happens when we subsidize?

    • Supply and Demand Overview

    • Policy brief format

    • Looking at price floors and price ceilings

    • What happens when we tax?

    • What is our policy problem?


About This Class

To tackle wicked problems policy makers use a variety of strategies to shape behavior. This course is perfect for anyone wanting to learn basic concepts to increase supply or demand of  a product. We look at how to decrease cigarette consumption, the effect of rent control and raising minimum wages. By the end of this course you will know:

1. How to use taxes and subsidies to shape consumers behavior

2. How to foresee the impact of increasing minimum wage and imposing rent control

3. How to assemble evidence in your analysis

4. How to write a policy brief