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1st Edition

Monetary Policy and Public Finance

ISBN 9781138704909
Published November 5, 2018 by Routledge
329 Pages

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Book Description

This title, first published in 1970, provides a comprehensive account of the public finance system in Britain. As well as providing a concise outline of the monetary system as a basis for the realistic understanding of public finance, the author also describes the pattern of government expenditure and revenue in the twentieth-century and goes on to give a detailed account of the taxation system up until April 1969. This title will be of interest to students of monetary economics.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements;  Terminology;  Introduction;  Part One: The Monetary System;  1. The Nature of Money  2. The Bank of England  3. The Discount Market  4. The Commercial Banks  5. Other Financial Institutions and Financial Intermediaries  6. Monetary Expansion and Contraction;  Part Two: Public Finance;  7. Introduction to Public Finance  8. The Pattern of Government Expenditure since 1900  9. The Pattern of Government Revenue since 1900  10. Government Expenditure and Revenue  11. The Criterion of Ability to Pay  12. Personal Income Taxation  13. Company Taxation  14. Value-Added Tax  15. Wealth  16. Land  17. The National Debt  18. Public Finance Critique;  Part Three: Policy;  19. Introduction to Policy Considerations  20. Policy  21. Monetary and Debt Policy  22. Conclusions;  Index

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