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Author Musgrave, Richard A. (Richard Abel), 1910-2007.

Title Public finance in theory and practice / Richard A. Musgrave, Peggy B. Musgrave
Edition Fifth edition, international edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill Book Co., [1989]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  KM 331 G1 Mus/Pfi 1989  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 627 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series McGraw-Hill international editions. Finance series
McGraw-Hill international editions. Finance series
Contents Fiscal functions: an overview -- Public sectoir in the economic accounts -- Fiscal instituions -- Public provision for social goods -- Social goods considered further -- Equity in distribution -- Public choice and fiscal politics -- Public expenditures: structure and growth -- Expenditure evaluation: principles -- Case studies in expenditure policy: (1) public services -- Case studies in expenditure policy: (2) low-income support and social insurance -- Introduction to taxation -- Approaches to tax equity -- Tax and expenditure incidence: an overview -- Principles of tax incidence -- Excess burden and efficient tax design -- Taxation effects on capacity output: a supply-side perspective -- Development and composition of United States tax structure -- Individual income tax: defining taxable income -- Individual income tax: further problems -- Corporation income tax: structure and integration -- Corporation income tax: further issues -- Consumption taxes -- Property and wealth taxes -- Death duties -- Payroll duties -- Principles of multiunit finance -- Principles of federal finance -- The structure of fiscal federalism in the United States -- Principles of stabilization policy -- Further issues in fiscal policy -- Economics of the public debt -- International fiscal coordinations -- Development finance
Summary Revised textbook on public finance
Analysis United States Public finance
Notes Previous ed.: 1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Finance, Public -- United States.
Author Musgrave, Peggy B.
LC no. 88013317
ISBN 0070441278
0070441286 (paperback)
0071002278 (paperback)