Public Economics in the Age of Austerity
Date: 17 March 2014Governments all round the world are facing problems with their public finances. At a time of austerity, how much should spending be cut and how much should taxes be raised? Does the national debt represent a burden for future generations? Should taxes on the rich be raised? This book examines how the tools of public economics can be applied to answer such key questions and to suggest alternatives to the austerity policies currently being pursued.
Public Economics in an Age of Austerity
Atkinson, A.B. (2014). 'Public Economics in an Age of Austerity'. London: Routledge.