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The Resource Handbook of public economics, Volume 5, edited by Alan J. Auerbach [and others]

Handbook of public economics, Volume 5, edited by Alan J. Auerbach [and others]

Label
Handbook of public economics, Volume 5
Title
Handbook of public economics
Title number
Volume 5
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan J. Auerbach [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the Handbook of Public Economics, vol. 5, top scholars provide context and order to new research about mechanisms that underlie both public finance theories and applications. These fundamental subjects follow the recent, steady movement away from rational decision-making and toward more personalized approaches to tax generation and expenditure, especially in terms of the use of psychological methods and financial incentives. Closely scrutinized subjects include new research in empirical (instead of theoretical) public finance, the methods for measuring taxes (both in revenue gener
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
330.94108612
Index
index present
LC call number
HC253
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Auerbach, Alan J
Series statement
Handbooks in economics
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  • Great Britain
  • Finance, Public
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Finance, Public
  • Economic policy
  • Great Britain
Label
Handbook of public economics, Volume 5, edited by Alan J. Auerbach [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the Series; Preface; List of Contributors; 1. Charitable Giving; 1 Introduction; 2 Background: Facts and Figures on Charitable Giving; 3 Approach 1: Individuals; 3.1 Preferences for Giving; 3.2 Analysis of Data on Individual Givers; 3.3 Households as Decision Makers; 3.4 Experiments on Individual Givers: Price; 3.5 Experiments on Individual Givers: Leadership Gifts; 3.6 Experiments on Individual Givers: Give more Tomorrow; 3.7 The Salience of Incentives to Give; 4 Approach 2: The Charitable Sector as a Market
  • 4.1 Theories of Charity from the Supply Side4.2 Econometric Evidence; 4.3 Evidence from Field Experiments; 4.4 Further Evidence from Experiments; 5 Approach 3: Giving as a Social Act; 5.1 Audience Effects; 5.2 The Power of the Ask; 5.3 Diversity and the Socio-economics of Giving; 6 Approach 4: The Giver's Mind; 6.1 Social Costs of Social Pressure; 6.2 Avoiding the Ask; 6.3 Is Fundraising Bad for Society?; 7 Fundraising and the Giver's Mind; 7.1 Charity Auctions; 7.2 Motivational Crowding; 7.3 Peer Pressure; 7.4 The Giving Habit; 7.5 Giving to Disasters; 7.6 Giving Bundled with Consuming
  • 8 ConclusionReferences; 2. Taxation and Development; 1 Introduction; 2 Perspectives on Taxation and Development; 3 Background Facts; 4 Framework; 5 Drivers of Change; 5.1 Economic Development; 5.2 Politics; 5.3 Value of Public Spending; 5.4 Non-Tax Revenues; 5.5 Compliance Technologies; 6 Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 3. Social Insurance: Connecting Theory to Data; 1 Introduction; 2 Motivations for Social Insurance; 2.1 Adverse Selection: Review of the Basic Theory; 2.1.1 A Stylized Model; 2.1.2 The Textbook Case
  • 2.1.3 Departures from the Textbook Environment: Loads and Preference Heterogeneity2.2 Empirical Evidence on Selection; 2.2.1 Testing for Selection; 2.2.2 Evidence on Selection; 2.2.3 Welfare Consequences; 2.2.4 Directions for Future Work; 2.3 Other Motivations; 3 Design of Public Insurance Programs; 3.1 Optimal Benefit Level in a Static Model; 3.2 Sufficient Statistics Implementation; 3.2.1 Consumption Smoothing; 3.2.2 Liquidity vs. Moral Hazard; 3.2.3 Reservation Wages; 3.3 Generalizing the Static Model; 3.3.1 Dynamics: Endogenous Savings and Borrowing Constraints
  • 3.3.2 Externalities on Private Insurers3.3.3 Externalities on Government Budgets; 3.3.4 Other Externalities; 3.3.5 Imperfect Optimization; 3.4 Other Dimensions of Policy; 3.4.1 Liquidity Provision and Mandated Savings Accounts; 3.4.2 Imperfect Takeup; 3.4.3 Path of Benefits; 4 Challenges for Future Work; Acknowledgments; References; 4. Urban Public Finance; 1 Introduction; 2 The Functions and Powers of City Governments; 3 The Core Economics of Urban Government; 3.1 The Formation of Cities and their Economies; 3.2 Urban Externalities; 3.3 Decentralization and Local Government
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851155207
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299701083
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851155207
Label
Handbook of public economics, Volume 5, edited by Alan J. Auerbach [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the Series; Preface; List of Contributors; 1. Charitable Giving; 1 Introduction; 2 Background: Facts and Figures on Charitable Giving; 3 Approach 1: Individuals; 3.1 Preferences for Giving; 3.2 Analysis of Data on Individual Givers; 3.3 Households as Decision Makers; 3.4 Experiments on Individual Givers: Price; 3.5 Experiments on Individual Givers: Leadership Gifts; 3.6 Experiments on Individual Givers: Give more Tomorrow; 3.7 The Salience of Incentives to Give; 4 Approach 2: The Charitable Sector as a Market
  • 4.1 Theories of Charity from the Supply Side4.2 Econometric Evidence; 4.3 Evidence from Field Experiments; 4.4 Further Evidence from Experiments; 5 Approach 3: Giving as a Social Act; 5.1 Audience Effects; 5.2 The Power of the Ask; 5.3 Diversity and the Socio-economics of Giving; 6 Approach 4: The Giver's Mind; 6.1 Social Costs of Social Pressure; 6.2 Avoiding the Ask; 6.3 Is Fundraising Bad for Society?; 7 Fundraising and the Giver's Mind; 7.1 Charity Auctions; 7.2 Motivational Crowding; 7.3 Peer Pressure; 7.4 The Giving Habit; 7.5 Giving to Disasters; 7.6 Giving Bundled with Consuming
  • 8 ConclusionReferences; 2. Taxation and Development; 1 Introduction; 2 Perspectives on Taxation and Development; 3 Background Facts; 4 Framework; 5 Drivers of Change; 5.1 Economic Development; 5.2 Politics; 5.3 Value of Public Spending; 5.4 Non-Tax Revenues; 5.5 Compliance Technologies; 6 Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 3. Social Insurance: Connecting Theory to Data; 1 Introduction; 2 Motivations for Social Insurance; 2.1 Adverse Selection: Review of the Basic Theory; 2.1.1 A Stylized Model; 2.1.2 The Textbook Case
  • 2.1.3 Departures from the Textbook Environment: Loads and Preference Heterogeneity2.2 Empirical Evidence on Selection; 2.2.1 Testing for Selection; 2.2.2 Evidence on Selection; 2.2.3 Welfare Consequences; 2.2.4 Directions for Future Work; 2.3 Other Motivations; 3 Design of Public Insurance Programs; 3.1 Optimal Benefit Level in a Static Model; 3.2 Sufficient Statistics Implementation; 3.2.1 Consumption Smoothing; 3.2.2 Liquidity vs. Moral Hazard; 3.2.3 Reservation Wages; 3.3 Generalizing the Static Model; 3.3.1 Dynamics: Endogenous Savings and Borrowing Constraints
  • 3.3.2 Externalities on Private Insurers3.3.3 Externalities on Government Budgets; 3.3.4 Other Externalities; 3.3.5 Imperfect Optimization; 3.4 Other Dimensions of Policy; 3.4.1 Liquidity Provision and Mandated Savings Accounts; 3.4.2 Imperfect Takeup; 3.4.3 Path of Benefits; 4 Challenges for Future Work; Acknowledgments; References; 4. Urban Public Finance; 1 Introduction; 2 The Functions and Powers of City Governments; 3 The Core Economics of Urban Government; 3.1 The Formation of Cities and their Economies; 3.2 Urban Externalities; 3.3 Decentralization and Local Government
Control code
851155207
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299701083
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851155207

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