Public Finance In Small Open Economies

Public Finance In Small Open Economies

by Michael Howard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275942058

ISBN-13: 9780275942052

Pub. Date: 11/30/1992

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book presents an analysis of Caribbean fiscal problems, with particular emphasis on the relationship between high levels of public expenditure and balance of payments problems. The study examines deficit financing, public expenditure growth, and IMF stabilization policies. Other issues raised relate to income distribution and problems of taxation and tax

Overview

This book presents an analysis of Caribbean fiscal problems, with particular emphasis on the relationship between high levels of public expenditure and balance of payments problems. The study examines deficit financing, public expenditure growth, and IMF stabilization policies. Other issues raised relate to income distribution and problems of taxation and tax reform. The work focuses on Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago. The economies of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States are also considered.

This work will interest scholars in economics and economic policy-making, especially those in developing countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275942052
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/1992
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1380L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface

The Role of Government in Small Developing Countries

Deficit Financing in the Caribbean

Public Expenditure Analysis

Public Enterprise and Privatization

Stabilization Policy

External Debt

Income Inequality and Social Security

Aspects of Caribbean Tax Systems

Tax Reform

Budgeting and Planning

Fiscal Analysis of the OECS Countries

Lessons from the Caribbean Fiscal Experience

Bibliography

Index

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