A Treatise on the Principles and Practical Influence of Taxation and the Funding System
This major work in classical economic literature was the first full-length and fully systematic treatment in English of public finance. The "Treatise 'has no competitor in the classical literature [and] is undeniably impressive. It certainly repays detailed study' - D. P. O'Brien in the Introduction.
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