A Course in Public Economics

A Course in Public Economics

by John Leach
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Cambridge University Press
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A Course in Public Economics

Covering core topics that explore the government's role in the economy, this textbook is intended for third or fourth year undergraduate students and first year graduate students. It includes markets, externalities, public goods, imperfect competition, asymmetric information and efficiency, and asymmetric information and income redistribution. A knowledge of intermediate microeconomics and basic calculus is assumed. Each chapter contains exercises at the end, whose solutions are available to instructors. Instructors' resource page: http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/leach/

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521828772
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Pages: 434
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Markets; Section 2. The Exchange Economy; Part II. Externalities; Section 6. Externalities and Negotiation; Part III. Public Goods; Section 10. Pure Public Goods; Part IV. Imperfect Competition; Section 14. Monopoly; Part V. Taxation and Efficiency; Section 16. Taxation; Part VI. Asymmetric Information and Efficiency; Section 19. Asymmetric Information; Part VII. Asymmetric Information and Income Redistribution; Section 23. The Distribution of Income.

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