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Public finance :

xvi, 517 p. ; ill. Includes index. Content notes : 1. Introduction to normative public sector theory--
2. A general equilibrium model for public sector analysis--
3. First-best and second-best analyses and the political economy of public sector economics--
4. The social welfare function in policy analysis--
5. The problem of externalities-an overview--
6. Consumption externalities--
7. Production externalities--
8. An application of externlity theory: global warming--
9. The theory of decreasing cost production--
10. The first-best theory of taxation and transfers--
11. Applying first-best principles of taxation-what to tax and how--
12. Introduction to second-best analysis--
13. The second-best theory of taxation in one-consumer economies with linear production technology--
14. The second-best theory of taxation with general production technologies and many consumers--
15. Taxation under asymmetric information--
16. The theory and measurement of tax incidence--
17. Expenditure incidence and economy-wide incidence studies--
18. The second-best theory of public expenditures: overview--
19. Transfer payments and private information--
20. Social insurance: medical care--
21. Social insurance: social security--
22. Externalities in a second-best environment--
23. Decreasing costs and the theory of the second-best-the boiteux problem--
24. General production rules in a second-best environment--
25. Behavioral public sector economics--
26. Optimal federalism: sorting the functions of Government within the fiscal hierarchy--
27. Optimal federalism: the sorting of people within the fiscal hierarchy--
28. The role of grants-in-aid in a federalist system of governments--
29. International public finance.

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