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This classic volume by two of the pioneers of modern public. Stiglitz is a nobel prizewinning economist and the bestselling author of globalization and its discontents revisited. Inequality and unearned income kills the economy the rules of the game can be changed to reverse inequality. Stiglitz, lectures on public economics, mcgraw hill. New evidence from time use data, journal of public economics 94, 298307. Economics features a new introduction by anthony atkinson and joseph stiglitz that discusses the. Stiglitz public sector economics pdf economics of the public sector third edition joseph e. Tax bases, tax rates and the elasticity of reported income. Although most handbooks are used as reference texts, this particular handbook was proposed and written as a textbook to be used as the primary book in a graduate public economics course or.
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New york wikipedia citation please see wikipedias template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Tax incidence and the welfare costs of taxation hindricks and myles, chapter 14. The discussions presented here offer very insightful views on the limits of tax theory analysis that cannot be found in pure research articles, and help guide students who want to carry out research of their own. He is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the world bank and is a former member and chairman of the us. A longtime favorite among teachers and students, economics of the public sector returns to the classroom in a fresh edition that has been fully revised to reflect the latest developments in public policy and economic research. Professor stiglitz builds on the books classic strengths. Khorkina course description this course provides a basis for the economic analysis of public policy issues. Lectures on public economics, updated edition table of contents author.
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