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Public Economics and Public Choice: Contributions in Honor of Charles B. Blankart

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This book contains essays in honor of Charles B. Blankart on the occasion of his 65th birthday. The contributors include prominent scholars from the discipline of public finance and public choice. The essays include such topics as taxation, public choice, and regulation, and thus give testimony of Blankart's very broad ranging interests in economics.

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Overview

This book contains essays in honor of Charles B. Blankart on the occasion of his 65th birthday. The contributors include prominent scholars from the discipline of public finance and public choice. The essays include such topics as taxation, public choice, and regulation, and thus give testimony of Blankart's very broad ranging interests in economics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540727811
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/11/2007
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Rights and Wrongs.- Public Choice and New Institutional Economics: A Comparative Analysis in Search of Co-operation Potentials.- The Machiavelli Program and the Dirty Hands Problem.- Esteem, Norms of Participation and Public Goods Supply.- Fairness, Rights, and Language Rights: On the Fair Treatment of Linguistic Minorities.- Fiscal Federalism, Decentralization and Economic Growth.- Government Bankruptcy and Inflation.- Political Support for Tax Complexity: A Simple Model.- Does the Shadow Economy Pose a Challenge to Economic and Public Finance Policy?- Some Preliminary Findings.- The Rankings and Evaluations Mania.- University Education as Welfare?- The Economics of Environmental Liability Law - A Dynamic View.- On the Efficiency of a Public Insurance Monopoly: The Case of Housing Insurance in Switzerland.- A Note on David Hansemann as a Precursor of Chadwick and Demsetz.- “Stepping Stones” and “Access Holidays”: The Fallacies of Regulatory Micro-Management.
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