Fiscal Policy: Lessons from Economic Research

Fiscal Policy: Lessons from Economic Research

by Alan J. Auerbach
     
 

The eight chapters in this volume fall into three subject areas: government budget management and control, federal entitlement programs, and attempts to influence private sector behavior through tax code management.See more details below

Overview

The eight chapters in this volume fall into three subject areas: government budget management and control, federal entitlement programs, and attempts to influence private sector behavior through tax code management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262011600
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/20/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
487
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Contributors
1Introduction1
2Federalism as a Device for Reducing the Budget of the Central Government7
Comment41
Comment49
3Do Budget Rules Work?53
Comment87
Comment97
4Work, Welfare, and Family Structure: What Have We Learned?101
Comment147
Comment153
5Public Policy for Health Care159
Comment199
Comment207
6Privatizing Social Security in the United States: Why and How213
Comment249
Comment255
7Rethinking Saving Incentives259
Comment313
Comment331
8Tax Policy and Investment339
Comment387
Comment397
9Tax Policy and the Activities of Multinational Corporations401
Comment447
Comment453
Index459

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