Maxwell School, Syracuse University

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

 

PAI735/ECN635
State and Local Government Finance
Professor Yinger
Spring 2016

 

Professor Yinger
451 Eggers Hall
Phone: (315) 443-9062
Email jyinger@maxwell.syr.edu
http://faculty.maxwell.syr.edu/jyinger

 

Class Location: 113 Eggers
Class Time: MW 3:45-5:05
Office Hours: 11:00-12:00 Monday and Wednesday or by Appointment





 

Please contact Mrs. Santy to make an appointment with the professor. 

Mary Santy 
426 Eggers Hall  
Phone: (315) 443-3115
Emailmjsanty@maxwell.syr.edu

 

 

Course Overview and Requirements

 

Final Student Papers for 2016

 

Order of Presentations at Class Conference

 

Syllabus

Spring 2016 Syllabus 

 

Assignments

Case Assignments 

Case Preference Form

Instructions for Case Discussions   

JY's Tips for Professional Writing    


Lecture Notes
(To be posted before each class)

Lecture 1   - Introduction and Overview

Lecture 2   - The Demand for Local Public Services

Lecture 3   - Voting

Lecture 4   - Public Sector Costs: Concepts

Lecture 5   - Public Sector Costs: Policy

Lecture 6   - State and Local Revenue: Overview

Lecture 7   - Property Tax Capitalization

Lecture 8   - Property Tax Incidence

Lecture 9   - State and Local Sales and Income Taxes

Lecture 10 - Revenue from Government Monopoly

Lecture 11 - User Fees (=Public Prices)

Lecture 12 - State and Local Public Infrastructure

Lecture 13 - Bond Markets

Lecture 14 - Issuing Bonds

Lecture 15 - Economic Development Concepts

Lecture 16 - Economic Development Policy

Lecture 17 - Introduction to Intergovernmental Relations

Lecture 18 - State Education Aid Formulas

Lecture 19 - State Policies Related to Education Aid

 

Student Papers

Trustee Professor of Public Administration and Economics