The Economics of Governments and Markets

The Economics of Governments and Markets : New Directions in European Public Policy

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This text adopts a policy based approach to public sector economics, looking at different solutions throughout Europe to the problem of whether the state or the market can best deliver efficient public services.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 14mm | 786g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • LONGMAN
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 058228984X
  • 9780582289840

Table of contents

Part One: Governments and Markets. Introduction. Part Two: The Economics of Public Issues. Problems of a Free Market. Government Intervention: Policy Objectives, Tools and Settings. Problems of Government Intervention. Part Three: Social Welfare. Healthcare. Education. Housing. Social Security. Part Four: The Public Utilities. Energy. Communications. Transport. Part Five: The Environment. Air Pollution. Congestion. Water and Waste.show more