Policies, Institutions and the Dark Side of Economics

Policies, Institutions and the Dark Side of Economics

by Vito Tanzi
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858987296

ISBN-13: 9781858987293

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

This authoritative volume brings together Vito Tanzi’s pioneering work on institutions and the influence of the behavior of government officials and economic agents on economic decision-making. It focuses on the ‘dark side’ of economics and the influence of institutions.

Overview

This authoritative volume brings together Vito Tanzi’s pioneering work on institutions and the influence of the behavior of government officials and economic agents on economic decision-making. It focuses on the ‘dark side’ of economics and the influence of institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858987293
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
  1. Toward a Positive Theory of Public Sector Behavior: An Interpretation of Some Italian Contributions
  2. The Changing Role of the State in the Economy: A Historical Perspective
  3. Government Role and the Efficiency of Policy Instruments
  4. Fundamental Determinants of Inequality and the Role of Government
  5. Modernization, Ethics and Public Policy
  6. Corruption, Governmental Activities and Markets
  7. Corruption Around the World
  8. Corruption and the Budget: Problems and Solutions
  9. Corruption, Public Investment and Growth
  10. A Primer on Tax Evasion
  11. Money Laundering and the International Financial System
  12. The Underground Economy and the Unemployment Rate
  13. International Dimensions of National Tax Policy
  14. Fiscal Federalism and Decentralization: A Review of Some Efficiency and Macroeconomic Aspects
  15. The Budget Deficit in Transition: A Cautionary Note
Index

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