The growth of public expenditure in the United Kingdom, by Alan T. Peacock and Jack Wiseman, assisted by Jindrich Veverka. A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

; Wiseman, Jack, author
Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1961.

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Other Authors Wiseman, Jack,
Subjects Dépenses publiques.
Droit fiscal -- Grande-Bretagne.
Expenditures, Public.
Finance, Public -- Great Britain.
Finance, Public.
Finances publiques -- Grande-Bretagne.
Finanzas públicas -- Gran Bretaña.
Grande Bretagne. Finances.
Great Britain -- Appropriations and expenditures.
Great Britain.
Histoire des institutions -- Institutions politiques -- Grande-Bretagne -- Doctrine.
Series National Bureau of Economic Research. General series ; no. 72.
Description xxxi, 213 pages diagrams, tables 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1961.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- Introduction and Summary -- Statistical Evolution -- Approaches to Interpretation of Expenditure Growth -- Working Hypotheses Developed in This Study -- Use of Conceptual Framework for Examination of British Statistics -- Bearing on Future Research -- 1. Scope and Method -- 1.A: Conceptual Problems -- 1.B: Statistical Problems -- 2. Determinants of Government Expenditure -- 2.A: The Study of Public Expenditures -- 2.B: The Welfare Theories -- 2.C: Government Expenditure and Economic Growth -- 2.D: Wagner's Law -- 2.E: A Suggested Approach to the Study of Public Expenditures -- 2.F: Permanent Influences on Government Expenditures -- 2.G: The Displacement Effect and the Concentration Process -- 2.H: Analytical Procedure -- 3. The Growth in Government Expenditure and National Income -- 3.A: British Government Expenditure Before 1890 -- 3.B: Government Expenditure and Gross National Product Since 1890 -- 3.C: Government Expenditure and Gross National Product at Current Prices -- 3.D: Government Expenditure, Gross National Product, and Population Changes -- 3.E: Government Expenditure and Gross National Product at 1900 Prices -- 3.F: Government Expenditure and the Level of Employment -- 4. War-Related and Defense Expenditures -- 4.A: National Debt Interest and Other War-Related Expenditures -- 4.B: Defense Expenditure -- 5. Government Expenditure by Economic and Functional Categories -- 5.A: "Expenditure Depends upon Policy" -- 5.B: Expenditure by Economic Categories -- 5.C: Expenditure on Goods and Services and on Transfers -- 5.D: Expenditure on Current and Capital Account -- 5.E: Expenditure by Function -- 6. Central and Local Government Expenditures -- 6.A: The Character and Financing of British Local Government -- 6.B: Legal and Political Relations-- 6.C: Sources of Local Authority Revenues -- 6.D: Central and Local Government Expenditures -- 6.E: Total Expenditures -- 6.F: Local Expenditure by Economic Category -- 6.G: Local Expenditure by Function -- 6. H: General Conclusions -- 7. The Nationalized Industries -- 7.A: Growth and Present Extent of Nationalized Industries -- 7.B: Income and Expenditure of Public Corporations, 1938-1954 -- 7.C: Income Payments -- 7.D: Capital Formation -- 7.E: The Timing of Nationalization -- 8. Possible Future Trends in Government Expenditure -- 8.A: A Projection of Current Government Expenditure, 1953-1981 -- 8.B: Technical Coefficients of Production -- 8.C: Standards of Service -- 8.D: Population -- 8.E: Expenditures Requiring Different Treatment -- 8.F: Interpretation and Critique.
Production Credits "A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research."
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)252756
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Peacock, Alan T., 1922-2014.
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