Public Finance
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Part I Getting Started

1 Introduction

2 Tools of Positive Analysis

3 Tools of Normative Analysis

Part II Public Expenditure: Public Goods and Externalities

4 Public Goods

5 Externalities

6 Political Economy

7 Education

8 Cost-Benefit Analysis

Part III Public Expenditures: Social Insurance and Income Maintenance

9 The Health Care Market

10 Government and the Market for Health Care

11 Social Security

12 Income Redistribution: Conceptual Issues

13 Expenditure Programs for the Poor

Part IV Framework for Tax Analysis

14 Taxation and Income Distribution

15 Taxation and Efficiency

16 Efficient and Equitable Taxation

Part V The United States Revenue System

17 The Personal Income Tax

18 Personal Taxation and Behavior

19 The Corporation Tax

20 Deficit Finance

21 Fundamental Tax Reform: Taxes on Consumption and Wealth

Part VI Multigovernment Public Finance

22 Public Finance in a Federal System




Author Index

Subject Index