Public sector economics and the need for reforms /

Theoretically and empirically informed studies on the role and efficiency of the public sector, public wage and employment policy, privatization, tax policy, and fiscal sustainability.

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Imprint:Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2016.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Series:CESifo seminar series
CESifo seminar series.
Subject:Economic policy.
Public administration -- Decision making.
Finance, Public.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Public Finance.
Economic policy.
Finance, Public.
Public administration -- Decision making.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12016831
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Other authors / contributors:Philippopoulos, Apostolis, editor.
ISBN:9780262332361
0262332361
9780262332354
0262332353
9780262034449
0262034441
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Summary:Theoretically and empirically informed studies on the role and efficiency of the public sector, public wage and employment policy, privatization, tax policy, and fiscal sustainability.
Other form:Print version: Public sector economics and the need for reforms. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2016
Table of Contents:
  • Series foreword
  • Public sector economics and the need for public sector reforms : taking stock and an introduction to the volume / Apostolis Philippopoulos
  • Reforming public service provision : what have we learned? / Peter Birch SÃ̦rensen
  • Public wage and employment policy
  • Reforming the public sector's wage policy / Pedro Gomes
  • Incentives to work and performance in the public sector / George Economides, Apostolis Philippopoulos, and Petros Varthalitis
  • The role of international institutions
  • World Bank policy lending for public sector reform / Lodewijk Smets
  • External constraints matter for privatization / Ilaria Petrarca and Roberto Ricciuti
  • Issues in public policy and public finance
  • Optimal progressive taxation in a model with endogenous skill supply / Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Stylianos Asimakopoulos, and James Malley
  • Measuring public sector performance : a four quadrants model to monitor local governments' efficiency / Francesco Porcelli, Danilo Ballanti, Roberto Dispotico, and Francesco Vidoli
  • Fiscal policy sustainability in the euro periphery : a non-linear analysis / Roberto A. De Santis, Gabriella Legrenzi, and Costas Milas
  • Contributors
  • Index.