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Strategic Public Finance

Strategic Public Finance

by Stephen J. Bailey


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Strategic Public Finance

Strategic Public Finance takes a multidisciplinary approach to public finance. It considers the nature of public finance and its symbiotic relationship with economy and society. It considers its philosophical underpinnings, the nature of the services it finances, its relative scale, how it is raised and spent, its possible beneficial and adverse effects, its sustainability, the appropriate governmental level of decision making, the means by which it can be disbursed, and an optimal strategy for public finance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333922217
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 12/05/2003
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

STEPHEN J.BAILEY is Professor of Public Sector Economics at Glasgow Caledonian University and author of Public Sector Economics and Local Government Economics, both published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Table of Contents

Philosophical and Analytical Frameworks for Public Finance.-Property Rights and Public Finance.-The Relative Scale of Public Finance.-Spending Public Finance.-Raising Public Finance.-Beneficial and Adverse Effects of Public Finance.-Structural Gaps in Public Finance.-Strategic Issues for Local Public Finance.-Vouchers as an Alternative Public Service Funding System.-Conclusions A Strategy for Public Finance.

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