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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 14mm | 786g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • 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.
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