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International Economic Association Series

Classics in the Theory of Public Finance

Editors: Musgrave, Richard A., Peacock, Alan T. (Eds.)

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This book was prepared mainly for specialists on the assumption that it would provide the background to an important neglected field of discussion in public finance. Since it was first published in 1958, the theory of public goods and its implications for public policy have become incorporated in the main body of the economic analysis of public finance in the literature. A glance at the footnotes of some of the standard textbooks on public finance indicates that this assembly of articles has not been in vain. Probably the most influential part of this collection has been the papers concerned with the theory of public expenditure, which contains two closely related elements. The first is as a part of welfare economics: under what conditions can Pareto optimality be achieved in an economic system in which some goods supplied are indivisible? The other strand of thought is concerned with the positive theory of the public sector: how can economic analysis be used in order to explain how the size and composition of the budget is actually determined?

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Classics in the Theory of Public Finance
Editors
  • Richard A. Musgrave
  • Alan T. Peacock
Series Title
International Economic Association Series
Copyright
1958
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-23426-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-23426-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-61355-9
Series ISSN
2662-6330
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 244
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