Public Sector Economics
Public Sector Economics

Public Sector Economics

  • Publish Date: 2008-01-15
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Richard W. Tresch
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A comprehensive and penetrating exposition of public sector economic theory in a clean and elegant format. This book provides a balanced and thoroughview of mainstream concepts with a strong theoretical focus throughout, and features a unique bank of up-to-date applications on the companion website to make the theory in the book come alive.


Key points:

1. Compact: At just under 500 pages, the book is well over a hundred pages shorter than its rivals.

2. Economical: With a suggested price to students of $79.99, this textbook is 40% less expensive than the leading competitors

Separate chapters on:

  • Applying the Social Welfare Function
  • Decreasing Cost Services
  • Public Assistance
  • Social Insurance
  • Taxes, Transfers, and Private Information
  • Three chapters on Fiscal Federalism
  • A unique epilogue that considers how Public Finance as a discipline may be affected by the rise of Behavioral Economics
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