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Private wants and public needs : issues surrounding the size and scope of government expenditure

Author: Edmund S Phelps
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1962.
Series: Problems of the modern economy.
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Private wants and public needs.
New York : W.W. Norton, ©1962
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund S Phelps
OCLC Number: 1071444
Description: xiii, 148 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Standards and values in a rich society / Alvin H. Hansen --
A proposal to reduce federal expenditures / Frazar B. Wilde --
The dependence effect and social balance / John Kenneth Galbraith --
The non sequitur of the "dependence effect" / F.A. Hayek --
Public versus private : could Galbraith be wrong? / Henry C. Wallich --
The effects of taxation on work incentives / George F. Break --
On state expenditure / Bertrand de Jouvenel --
The "isms" and social technique / Robert A. Dahl and Charles E. Lindblom --
The economic functions of the state in English classical political economy / Lionel Robbins --
Government and the sovereign consumer / Francis M. Bator --
Prices vs. taxes : a classification of U.S. public expenditures / O.H. Brownlee --
Reflections on public expenditure theory / Walter W. Heller --
The tenable range of functions of local government / George J. Stigler.
Series Title: Problems of the modern economy.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Edmund S. Phelps.


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