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Public finance in a changing world

Author: Peter Birch Sørensen; International Institute of Public Finance. Congress
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This non-technical volume analyzes topical problems of public finance in a changing world characterized by growing mobility of production factors, liberalized economic policy regimes, and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Birch Sørensen; International Institute of Public Finance. Congress
ISBN: 0333682211 9780333682210
OCLC Number: 39352193
Notes: "This volume brings together a selection of papers which were originally presented at the 51st Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance on 'The Changing Role of the Public Sector: Transitions in the 1990s, ' held at Universidade Nova in Lisbon in August 1995"--Page ix.
Description: xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Public finance in a changing world : introduction and summary / Peter Birch Sørensen --
The role of the state in fiscal theory / Richard A. Musgrave --
Government role and the efficiency of policy instruments / Vito Tanzi --
Social insurance, incentives and risk-taking / Hans-Werner Sinn --
Unemployment in the United States : the problem and a proposal / Robert Haveman --
Unemployment and public finance in Europe / Frederick van der Ploeg --
Factor mobility and redistributive policy / David E. Wildasin --
Theory and practice of confederate finances / Dubravko Mihaljek --
Reform and coordination of company taxes in the European Union / Sijbren Cnossen --
Tax reform in transition economies : experiences from the Croatian tax reform process of the 1990s / Manfred Rose and Rolf Wiswesser --
The sales policy of the Treuhandanstalt as a privatization strategy / Gerlinde Sinn.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Birch Sørensen.


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