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Published: 15 October 2015

478 Pages


ISBN: 9780199059089

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Public Economics

Sixth Edition

Philip Black, Estian Calitz, and Tjaart Steenkamp

  • Example boxes show how theoretical concepts can be applied
  • End-of-chapter questions provide students with the opportunities to self-assess their knowledge
  • Multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter with solutions.
  • Important concepts are explicitly defined and are specific to the discipline
  • Discussion on the redistributive impact of major social policy interventions
  • Information on the behavioural effects of social grants and empirical findings for South Africa
  • A new section on the fiscal sustainability of governments debt
  • An extended section of the Tie bout model and a new section on urban economics.

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