Public Finance (with Economic Applications, InfoTrac 1-Semester Printed Access Card)

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-06-24
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Praised for its organization and clear explanation of complex issues, PUBLIC FINANCE, 10th Edition offers a balance of expenditure and tax topics coupled with information and analytical tools to help readers understand major government policy and finance issues.

Table of Contents

The Economic Basis for Government Activity
Individuals and Government
Efficiency, Markets, and Governments
Externalities and Government Policy
Public Goods
Public Choice and the Political Process
Government Expenditures and Policy in the United States: Selected Issues
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Government Investments
Government Subsidies and Income Support for the Poor
Social Security and Social Insurance
Government and Health Care
Financing Government Expenditures
Introduction to Government Finance
Taxation, Prices, Efficiency, and the Distribution of Income
Budget Balance and Government Debt
Taxation: Theory and Structure
The Theory of Income Taxation
Taxation of Personal Income in the United States
Taxation of Corporate Income
Taxes on Consumption and Sales
Taxes on Wealth, Property, and Estates
State and Local Government Finance
Fiscal Federalism and State and Local Government Finance
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