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Institutional Foundations of Public Finance

Economic and Legal Perspectives

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$68.50 • £54.95 • €61.50

ISBN 9780674030978

Publication Date: 01/15/2009


296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 graph, 3 tables, 1 halftone


  • Acknowledgments
    • 1. Introduction [Alan J. Auerbach and Daniel N. Shaviro]
  • I. Choice of Tax Base
    • 2. The Choice between Income and Consumption Taxes: A Primer [Alan J. Auerbach]
      • Comment 1: R. Glenn Hubbard
      • Comment 2: Alvin C. Warren, Jr.
    • 3. Implementing Income and Consumption Taxes [David A. Weisbach]
      • Comment 1: Edward J. McCaffery
      • Comment 2: Joel Slemrod
    • 4. Capital Levies and Transition to a Consumption Tax [Louis Kaplow]
      • Comment 1: James R. Hines, Jr.
      • Comment 2: Kyle D. Logue
  • II. Fiscal Federalism, Corporate Finance, and Fiscal Language
    • 5. On the Theory and Practice of Fiscal Decentralization [Wallace E. Oates]
      • Comment 1: Charles E. Mclure, Jr.
      • Comment 2: Harvey S. Rosen
    • 6. Dividends and Taxes [Roger Gordon and Martin Dietz]
      • Comment 1: William D. Andrews
      • Comment 2: George R. Zodrow
    • 7. On the General Relativity of Fiscal Language [Jerry Green and Laurence J. Kotlikoff]
      • Comment 1: Daniel N. Shaviro
      • Comment 2: Kent Smelters
  • Contributors
  • Index

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