Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the public finance landscape of today. Economics of the Public Sector, Fourth Edition, focuses on the heavily changed, post-global recession world. This new, modern approach includes a discussion on global public goods in Chapter 5, which addresses the difficulty of coping with public health and security threats when they transcend government coping mechanisms, while Chapter 8 examines corporatization and the transition from government enterprise to private enterprise. An easily accessible book that teaches conceptual mastery instead of technical detail. Stiglitz and Rosengard write with the student in mind. Not only do they use accessible language, but also the graphs throughout the text are simple and easy to understand. Case studies and references to real-world programs and policies, such as Welfare Programs and the Redistribution of Income in Chapter 15, are found in the body of the text, ensuring that students are introduced to policy applications while they read. The text's international coverage reflects a global economy The authors introduce students to a global perspective by sharing their first-hand experiences working with foreign governments.The texta#39;s international coverage reflects a global economy The authors introduce students to a global perspective by sharing their first-hand experiences working with foreign governments.
|Title||:||Economics of the Public Sector|
|Author||:||Joseph E. Stiglitz, Jay K. Rosengard|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton - 2015-02-19|