International Public Finance

International Public Finance : A New Perspective on Global Relations

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This book is a path-breaking analysis of international public economics - the ways that countries finance development in other countries - and an exposition of a new approach, which the author calls 'international public finance'. It develops concepts such as automatism (as opposed to voluntarism) and the use of global commons. It provides a comprehensive framework as an alternative to the current patchwork of theories and programmes in international finance of development.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 155.2 x 233.9 x 28.7mm | 597.18g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • line illustrations, tables
  • 0195071956
  • 9780195071955

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The purpose of this book is to develop a theory and, I hope, a discipline and system of international public finance.show more

About Ruben P. Mendez

Ruben P. Mendez is a senior career official of the United Nations Development Programme and adjunct professor at New York University. He has worked as an economist and analyst in private finance and served with the former National Economic Council of the Philippine government.show more

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'His boldness in approaching issues of equity and automaticity and in treating the sharing of financial responsibilities through international cooperation draws heavily on several of UNCTAD's works ... may his contribution put the subject back onto the intergovernmental agenda.' UNCTAD Reviewshow more

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