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Can government go bankrupt? / Richard Rose and Guy Peters.

; Peters, B. Guy, author
New York : Basic Books, [1978] .
ISBN 9780465008346, 0465008348

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Other Authors Peters, B. Guy,
Subjects Bankruptcy.
Debts, Public.
Dettes publiques.
Economische politiek.
Finance, Public.
Finances publiques.
Description xv, 283 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction. The end of an illusion : What is the problem? ; Bankruptcy is not inevitable ; A challenge to everyone -- 1. Undermining political authority : From market choice to political choice ; On trying to consume more than we produce ; The prospect of political bankruptcy ; What can be done? -- 2. Treble affluences: the three faces of growth : Slow but steady: the growth of the national pie ; Neither steady nor slow: the growth of public policy ; Real growth and relative decline: the trajectory of take-home pay ; Squeezing affluence -- 3. Everybody benefits : What the money buys ; Spreading the benefits ; Giving away money isn't as easy as it sounds -- 4. Everybody pays : How the money is raised ; Spreading the burden ; The dues of citizenship -- 5. The pressures for more : The bias in the electoral cycle ; Inertia commitments: the great moving force ; Consumers, producers, and suppliers united for more -- 6. Economics without constraint : One-eyed Keynesianism ; The center fails to hold ; Making money unreal ; Happy forecasts -- 7. Running out of pie: the limits of political economy : Depressing growth: the record of the 1970s ; How close to political bankruptcy? ; Big trouble now ; Trouble ahead -- 8. The costs of buying time : Mr. Micawber's policy ; Money illusion and disillusion ; Getting organized ; International incredibility -- 9. Forced choice : Backing into bankruptcy ; Making public policy sacrosanct ; Protecting take-home pay ; How to put the brakes on -- 10. First things first, or money isn't everything : Rights, benefits, and wants ; The priorities of ordinary citizens.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4136113
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WorldCat Identities Rose, Richard, 1933-
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