Public Sector Economics for Developing Countries

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University of the West Indies Press, 2001 - History - 318 pages
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A discussion of the impact of government revenues and expenditures on economic activity, with special reference to developing countries. Michael Howard raises theoretical and empirical issues relating to the role of the public sector in economic development.
 

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Contents

Public Goods and Externalities
10
The Role of Government in Market Economies
23
Public Choice
40
Political Business Cycles
54
Public Expenditure Analysis
64
Income Distribution and Poverty Alleviation
80
Introduction to Public Utility Regulation
96
Introduction to CostBenefit Analysis
104
Introduction to Taxation
157
Incidence and Efficiency Costs of Taxation
167
SupplySide Tax Policy and Tax Reform
181
Taxes on Income and Wealth
198
Indirect Taxation in Developing Countries
219
Taxation of Productive Sectors
241
International Taxation
254
Tax Adminsitration
268

The Budgetary Process and Budget Defeats
114
Stabilization Policy
132
Structural Adjustment
145
Votes
279
Index
307
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