Table of contents for Public finance : a contemporary application of theory to policy / David N. Hyman.


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THE ECONOMIC BASIS OF GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY                   1
 CHAPTER 1   Individuals and Government                     3
 CHAPTER 2   Efficiency, Markets, and Governments          52
 CHAPTER 3   Externalities and Government Policy           96
 CHAPTER 4   Public Goods                                  139
 CHAPTER 5   Public Choice and the Political Process       170

GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURES AND POLICY IN THE                217
UNITED STATES: SELECTED ISSUES
 CHAPTER 6   Cost-Benefit Analysis and Government Investments  219 
 CHAPTER 7   Government Subsidies and Income Support
             for the Poor                                 251
 CHAPTER 8   Social Security and Social Insurance         302
 CHAPTER 9   Government and Health Care                   345

FINANCING GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURES                        393
 CHAPTER 10 Introduction to Government Finance            395
 CHAPTER 11 Taxation, Prices, Efficiency, and the Distribution
             of Income                                    427
 CHAPTER 12  Budget Balance and Government Debt           472

TAXATION: THEORY AND STRUCTURE                           503
 CHAPTER 13  The Theory of Income Taxation                505
 CHAPTER 14 Taxation of Personal Income in the United States  536 
 CHAPTER 15 Taxation of Corporate Income                  582
 CHAPTER 16 Taxes on Consumption and Sales                 610
 CHAPTER 17 Taxes on Wealth, Property, and Estates         641

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE                       673
 CHAPTER 18 Fiscal Federalism and State and Local
             Government Finance                           675
Glossary                                                  713
Index                                                     723

 





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Finance, Public, Fiscal policy