ISBN-10:
0131450425
ISBN-13:
9780131450424
Pub. Date:
07/25/2005
Publisher:
Pearson
Public Sector Economics: The Role of Government in the American Economy / Edition 1

Public Sector Economics: The Role of Government in the American Economy / Edition 1

by Randall Holcombe

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ISBN-13: 9780131450424
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/25/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 552
Sales rank: 403,351
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. Introduction

1. The Public Sector

2. Principles for Analyzing Government

PART 2. Economic Efficiency

3. Property Rights and Economic Efficiency

4. Externalities

5. Public Goods

6. The Economic Role of the State

PART 3. An Economic Analysis of Democracy

7. A Theory of Collective Action

8. Public Sector Demand

9. Supply and Demand in Political Markets

PART 4. Taxation

10. Positive Principles of Taxation

11. Principles of Tax Policy

12. Taxes on Economic Transactions

13. The Taxation of Income

14. Personal Income Taxation in the United States

15. Taxes on Business Income and Wealth

16. The Tax System in the United States

PART 5. Government Expenditure Programs

17. The Government Budgeting Process

18. Taxation and Redistribution

19. Government Redistribution Programs

20. Social Security

21. Education

22. Health Care

23. National Defense

24. The Federal System of Government

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