Economics of the Public Sector

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W.W. Norton, 2000 - Business & Economics - 823 pages
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Contents - The public sector in mixed economy; The public sector in the United States; Market efficiency; Market failure; Efficiency and equity; Public goods and publicly proviided private goods; Public choice; Public production and bureaucracy; Externalities and environment; The analysis of expenditure policy; Cost-benefit analysis; Health care; Defense and technology; Social insurance; Welfare programs and the redistribution; Education; Introduction to taxation; Tax incidence; Optimal taxation; Taxation of capital; The personal income tax; The corporation income tax; A students guide to tax avoidance; Reform of the tax system; fiscal federalism; State and local taxes and expenditures; Deficit finance.

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This book is very helpful to study public finance

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Joseph Stiglitz is professor of economics at Columbia University.

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