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The Myth of Fair and Efficient Government: Why the Government You Want Is Not the One You Get
     

The Myth of Fair and Efficient Government: Why the Government You Want Is Not the One You Get

by Michael L. Marlow
 

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ISBN-10: 0313392919

ISBN-13: 9780313392917

Pub. Date: 07/06/2011

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A fascinating exposé explaining why the government we have bears so little relation to the government we want—and why the recent expansion of government programs will only exacerbate the problem.

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A fascinating exposé explaining why the government we have bears so little relation to the government we want—and why the recent expansion of government programs will only exacerbate the problem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313392917
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/06/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface Vii

One Our Disappointment with Government 1

2 What Markets Do Well 17

3 Theory Is Not Practice of Government 33

4 Government: The Last Place to Look for Efficiency 49

5 Government Rarely Promotes Fairness 67

6 Misconceptions of Tax Fairness 85

7 Vocal Advocates Encourage Inefficient Government 103

8 Tax Preferences: Government Playing Favorites 117

9 Unfunded Liabilities of Future Citizens 135

Ten More Efficient and Fairer Taxation 153

11 Improving Government 169

Notes 189

Index 209

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