Addressing the global financial crisis has required fiscal intervention on a substantial scale by governments around the world. The consequent buildup of public debt, in particular its sustainability, has moved to center stage in the policy debate. If the Asia and Pacific region is to continue to...
Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge
The Routledge Handbook of South Asian Economics addresses the recent economic transformation in South Asia. Leading experts in the field look at the major economic achievements and challenges for the region and examine why economic development across the South Asia region has diverged so...
Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge
In recent times not only have traditional areas of public economics such as taxation, public expenditure, public sector pricing, benefit cost analysis, and fiscal federalism thrown up new challenges but entirely new areas of research and inquiry have emerged. This second edition builds upon the...
Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge
A Consumption Approach
With globalization fast becoming an irreversible process, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the implications for environmental sustainability. However, the so-called environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) argument implies that rapid economic growth in many developing countries should be...
Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge
This comprehensively revised and updated edition develops the themes contained in the first edition. Students and teachers who are familiar with the book will notice that half of the chapters are entirely new, with the other half having changed significantly to take into account the changes that...
Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge
This wide-ranging, up-to-date and detailed account of all aspects of public economics covers topics as varied as: * classical theorems of welfare economics* the theory of public expenditure* the effects of taxation on savings, labour supply investment and risk-taking* commodity, income...
Published December 25th 1997 by Routledge