ISBN-10:
1840641134
ISBN-13:
9781840641134
Pub. Date:
01/01/2000
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Public Finance in a Democratic Society: The Foundations of Taxation and Expenditure

Public Finance in a Democratic Society: The Foundations of Taxation and Expenditure

by Richard A. Musgrave

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ISBN-13: 9781840641134
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvii
Prefaceix
I.Foundations
1.The Role of the State in Fiscal Theory (1996)3
2.Crossing Traditions (1997)18
3.Public Finance and Finanzwissenschaft Traditions Compared (1996)33
4.Combining and Separating Fiscal Choices: Wicksell's Model at its Centennial (1996)81
5.Social Science, Ethics, and the Role of the Public Sector (1991)104
6.Tableau Fiscale (1991)116
7.Merit Goods (1987)126
II.Equity in Taxation
8.Public Finance and Distributive Justice (1985)135
9.The Nature of Horizontal Equity and the Principle of Broad-Based Taxation: A Friendly Critique (1983)150
10.Social Contract, Taxation and the Standing of Deadweight Loss (1992)167
11.Horizontal Equity, Once More (1990)181
12.Horizontal Equity: A Further Note (1993)196
13.Tax Equity with Multiple Jurisdictions (with Peggy B. Musgrave) (1993)202
14.Pigou on Taxation (1998)237
III.Multiple Jurisdictions
15.Federalism, Grants and Fiscal Equalization (with Peter Mieszkowski) (1999)255
16.Who Should Tax, Where and What? (1983)284
17.Inter-nation Equity (with Peggy B. Musgrave) (1972)307
18.Devolution, Grants and Fiscal Competition (1997)330
IV.Budget Growth
19.When is the Public Sector too Large? (1983)341
20.Excess Bias and the Nature of Budget Growth (1985)351
21.Fiscal Churning (with Peggy B. Musgrave) (1988)374
22.Fiscal Functions of the Public Sector (1994)390
23.Reconsidering the Fiscal Role of Government (1997)434
24.The Longer View (1994)441
25.Comments on James M. Buchanan 'The fiscal crisis in welfare democracies' (1999)449
V.Tax Reform
26.Clarifying Tax Reform (1996)457
27.Tax Reform in Developing Countries (1987)467
28.Micro and Macro Aspects of Fiscal Policy (1997)491
Name index507
Subject index510

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