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A course in public economics

by John Leach

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics.,
  • Economics -- Mathematical models.,
  • Economics -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • Economic policy.,
  • Capitalism.,
  • Public goods.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-407) and index.

    StatementJohn Leach.
    GenreProblems, exercises, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB171.5 .L372 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18495259M
    ISBN 100521828775, 0521535670
    LC Control Number2003046123

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    > Public Economics This up-to-date new textbook provides a thorough treatment of all the central topics in public economics. Aimed at senior undergraduate and graduate students, it will also be invaluable to p. This graduate textbook addresses contemporary public policy problems with the help of state-of-the-art macroeconomic tools based on a sound microfoundation and rooted in empirical evidence. GAUSS and MATLAB computer codes help to gain expertise in computation and simulation.

    Course description: Public finance (also known as public economics) analyzes the impact of public policy on the allocation of resources and the distribution of income in the economy. In this course, you will learn how to use the tools of microeconomics and empirical analysis to analyze the economic effects of public expenditures and taxation. that the book is an exhaustive account of public economics. The aim of the Lectures is to illustrate the current state of the art, to give some flavour of the strengths and weaknesses of recent developments, and to point to areas where future research is necessary. The ways in which the book falls short of being comprehensive should be clear.


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