Business and Government

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Alexander Hamilton Institute, 1919 - Industrial policy - 329 pages
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Contents

Nature of Public Opinion
12
Influence of Public Opinion on Business Questions
13
The Business Mans Influence on Public Opinion
14
SECTION
15
Social and Ethical Questions
16
CHAPTER II
18
Share in Distribution
19
Nature of Taxation
21
SECTION PAGE 5 Incidence of Taxes or Who Pays Taxes?
23
Forms of Taxes
25
General Property Tax
26
Federal Income Tax
27
Other Income Taxes
28
Corporation Taxes
29
Other Countries
30
Justice and Taxation
32
Single Tax
33
Indirect Taxation
34
Internal Revenue Taxes
35
State Taxation 86
37
Importance of Public Expenditures
38
24 War Expenditures Loans and Taxation
39
CHAPTER III
42
Forests
43
Reclamation Service
44
Plans for Conservation
45
Importance of Agriculture
46
I9 tP ?
47
Department of Agriculture
53
CHAPTER IV
59
Classification of Products
65
Diversion of Capital Into Less Profitable Indus
71
CHAPTER V
83
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BIOTION PAGE 8 The Part of the Government
107
Extent of Requirements
108
Regulation Rather than Prohibition
109
Women and Children
110
Minimum Wage
112
Laws in the United States
113
Extent of Low Wages
114
Present Regulations Beneficial as a Whole
115
Laborer and Insurance
116
Life Insurance
117
Employers Liability
118
Scope of Compensation Laws
119
Limited Benefits
120
Results of Workmens Compensation
121
Field and Scope of Health Insurance
122
Sources of Funds
123
Insurance Against Invalidity and Old Age
124
Old Age Pensions
125
Compulsory Insurance Against Unemployment
126
General Results and Prospects of Social Insurance
127
Soldiers and Sailors Insurance
128
CHAPTER VII
131
Syndicalism I W
133
Socialism
134
The Relations to Government
136
The Boycott Picketing
139
Financial Liability of Members of Unions
140
Public Inspections
141
Industrial Commissions
142
Results
143
Immigration
144
Americanization
147
CHAPTER VIII
149
Why Dilferent from Other Industries
150
Meaning of Natural Monopoly
151
N o Reasonable Competition Between Railroads in Same Territory
152
Characteristics of Public Service Enterprises
153
Substitution Impossible
154
Competition Impossible
155
Bad Practices in the Past
156
Systematic Regulation a Recent Matter
157
Commissioners How Chosen
158
Status of Regulating Bodies
159
Municipal Ownership in the United States Water works
169
Gas Works
170
Street Railways L
171
VVhy lIunicipal Ownership Is Undertaken I72 9 Moral Aspect of Municipal Ownership
173
No Dividends on Watered Stock 175
175
Better Labor Conditions Under M1inicipal Ow ner ship
176
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186
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190
Sound Business Principles Recognized
201
Afiirmative Decision by United States Supreme Court
202
The Real Question Involved
203
Public Interest as Shown by Facts
204
Powers of the Federal Trade Commission
205
Power of Investigation
206
Power to Require Reports and Classify Corpora tions
207
Advantages and Disadvantages of These New Laws
208
Increasing Power of Federal Government
209
Federal Incorporation or License for Interstate Commerce
210
CHAPTER XI
213
Development of Postal Service
214
Activities of Post Office Constantly Expanding
216
A Field for Government and Revenue
217
Social Aspects Prominent in the Post Office
218
Financially a Failure
219
CHAPTER XII
232
Government Management of Railroads in Canada
238
Fallacies in Government Figures
244
BIOTION PAGI 14 Why Private Management Is More Efficient
246
Private Business Dynamic
247
Government Management Seldom a Source of Revenue
248
17 Dangers of a Large Civil Service
250
Could Dominate Country Thru Vote
251
The Public Must Be Sure of Facts
253
Fundamental Principle Is Public VVelfare
254
CHAPTER XIII
256
National Research Council
257
Committees
258
Principles of PriceFixing
260
Fault of Organization
263
War Industries Board
265
Aircraft Board
267
National Advisory Commission for Aeronautics
268
Priority
269
Conservation
270
Shipping Board
271
Railroad Administration
272
The War Finance Corporation
274
Capital Issues Committee
275
CHAPTER XIV
278
SECTION PAGE 3 Fuel Contracts
279
Factory Closing
281
Coal and Coke Licenses
282
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283
Food Administration
284
Grain Corporation
286
Response of the Public
287
Labor in the War
289
Various Labor Committees
291
Shipbuilding Labor Board
292
National War Labor Board
293
War Labor Policies Board
297
Welfare Work
298
Vocational Training
299
CHAPTER XV
301
The Difliculties of Readjustmen
302
Prices
303
Foreign Exchange
307
Shipping
310
Foreign Travel
311
Labor
312
Immigration
314
Moral Considerations
315
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319
Canons of Taxation 22
320
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