Economics Of The Public Sector

Economics Of The Public Sector

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This comprehensive new text breaks the mould of traditional Public Sector Economics texts. It provides the student with a solid grounding in theory and focuses on how this theory can be applied to a broad range of contemporary issues such as health and education, the monopoly regulation and privatisation, as well as taxes and incentives. This approach teaches the student to understand how the public sector interacts with the rest of the economy, why governments act in the way they do, enabling them to evaluate policies and their alternatives.
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  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 30mm | 999.98g
  • FINANCIAL TIMES PRENTICE HALL
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013096641X
  • 9780130966414
  • 956,479

Table of contents

Introduction
Economic Rationales for the State
Equity and Efficiency
Public Goods
Externalities
Asymmetric Information
Benefit Analysis
Public Choice
Government Failure
Taxation
Tax Incidence and Efficiency
Intertemporal Issues
Taxes on Labour
Social Insurance and the Welfare State
Income Inequality
Poverty
Social Policy
Pensions and Ageing
Healthcare
Education and Training
Privatisation and Social Ownership
Regulation and Competition Policy
The Environment
Federal Issues and the European Union
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