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Author Mendez, Ruben P.

Title International public finance : a new perspective on global relations / Ruben P. Mendez
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992


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Description xxii, 339 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents A difficult road ahead. Introduction ; Finance : origins, branches, and lacuna -- Why public finance? : overview and applications to the international arena. Pareto and welfare economics ; Market failures : the free-rider problem, public goods, and externalities ; Market failures : competitive breakdowns, incomplete markets, and information failures ; Poverty alleviation and distributional equity ; Stabilization and coordination ; The political process -- The changing patterns of international public administration and finance. International public administration and finance : origins and development ; The present pattern : the main actors -- Elements of a system of international public finance. International taxation : beyond the nation-state ; The global commons : regulation and revenues ; Macroeconomics and other measures ; Conclusion : the bottom lines
Summary The author develops a theory which deals with public finance at the international level. He describes his view of the elements of an international public finance system i.e. international taxation, the regulation of the global commons and their generation of revenues for international use, and monetary and other measures, including the use of the special drawing rights and gold holdings of the International Monetary Fund
Analysis International finance Policies Of Government
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-320) and index
Subject Government lending.
International finance.
LC no. 91024763
ISBN 0195071948 (acid-free paper)
0195071956 (paper)