ISBN-10:
0393925226
ISBN-13:
9780393925227
Pub. Date:
02/19/2015
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Economics of the Public Sector / Edition 4

Economics of the Public Sector / Edition 4

by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Jay K. Rosengard

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Economics of the Public Sector / Edition 4

The long awaited revision of a classic text by an expert author team.
What should be the role of government in society? How should it design its programs? How should tax systems be designed to promote both efficiency and fairness? Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and new co-author Jay Rosengard use their first-hand policy-advising experience to address these key issues of public-sector economics in this modern and accessible Fourth Edition.

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ISBN-13: 9780393925227
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/19/2015
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 960
Sales rank: 1,119,329
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize–winning economist and the best-selling author of The Great Divide, Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy, The Price of Inequality, Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy, and Globalization and Its Discontents. He is a columnist for the New York Times and Project Syndicate and has written for Vanity Fair, Politico, The Atlantic, and Harper’s. He teaches at Columbia University and lives in New York City.

Jay Rosengard is Lecturer in Public Policy at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has 35 years of international experience designing, implementing, and evaluating development policies in public finance and fiscal strategy, tax and budget reform, municipal finance and management, intergovernmental fiscal relations, banking and financial institutions development, microfinance, SME finance, and public administration. Mr. Rosengard is director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government's Financial Sector Program, which focuses on the development of bank and nonbank financial institutions and alternative financing instruments that include microfinance (small-scale lending and local savings mobilization), mainstream commercial banking (general and special-purpose banks), and wholesale financial intermediation (municipal development funds, venture capital funds, pooled financing, secondary mortgage facilities, and securitization).

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