Modern Public Economics

Modern Public Economics

by Raghbendra Jha
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415143144

ISBN-13: 9780415143141

Pub. Date: 01/22/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Modern Public Economics covers this popular subject area in an accessible and user-friendly way. It provides a theoretical approach to the analysis of public economics. Topics are coherently explored and include welfare economics, taxation theory, applied problems in

public economics and fiscal federalism. All results are explicitly derived, making analysis of

Overview

Modern Public Economics covers this popular subject area in an accessible and user-friendly way. It provides a theoretical approach to the analysis of public economics. Topics are coherently explored and include welfare economics, taxation theory, applied problems in

public economics and fiscal federalism. All results are explicitly derived, making analysis of topics much clearer for students. The book also interweaves topics from the frontiers of research, giving students a basis from which to participate in contemporary discussions. This book will

be of great use to advanced undergraduates and also postgraduates in public economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415143141
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/22/1998
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Welfare Economics

Chapter 1: A Quick Primer on Consumer Demand

Chapter 2: Perfect Competition and Pareto Optimality

Chapter 3: Forms of the Social Welfare Function

Part II: The Theory of Public Expenditure

Chapter 4: External

Effects and the Market Mechanism

Chapter 5: The Theory of Pure Public Goods

Chapter 6: Topics in the Theory of Public Goods

Part III: The Theory of Taxation

Chapter 7: The Effects of Taxes on Savings

Chapter 8: Taxation and Labor Supply

Chapter 9: The

Effects of Taxes on Investment Behavior

Chapter 10: Taxation and Risk-Taking

Chapter 11: The Theory of Tax Incidence

Chapter 12: Tax Incidence in Dynamic Models

Chapter 13: Some Results in Commodity Taxation

Chapter 14: Aspects of Income Taxation

Chapter 15:

Topics in the Theory of Taxation

Chapter 16: Tax Reform

Part IV: Applied Problems in Public Economics

Chapter 17: Pricing in the Public Sector

Chapter 18: International Aspects of Taxation

Chapter 19: Cost Benefit Analysis'

Part V: Fiscal

Federalism

Chapter 20: Issues in Fiscal Federalism

Chapter 21: Grants and Taxes in Federal Countries

Problems

Jha has accomplished this admirably... Modern Public Economics is an excellent and exciting book and belongs on the bookshelf of every serious student of the effect of state intervention in the market place (Economic and Political Weekly)

of India, Occasional Papers)

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