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Governomics : can we afford small government?
Governomics : can we afford small government?
McAuley, Ian A.2015
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Annotation. People have many good reasons to want a decent public education system, to want a well-funded health system, and to live in a society where there is less disparity between the rich and the poor. What is not always clear is that, almost without exception, public sector involvement makes sound economics. Governments rarely get good press, partly because their statutory accountability, partly because commercial interests stand to gain from a retreat of government and partly because governments have to do the hard jobs that the private sector doesn't want to do. Governomics shows that by standing up for government, you are standing up for good government, efficient and responsive to our society's needs. It's a book for people who are fed up with dumbed-down debates on important public issues.
Main title:
Governomics : can we afford small government? / Ian McAuley and Miriam Lyons.
Imprint:
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2015.
Collation:
329 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780522867657
Dewey class:
336.94
Language:
English
Added title:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryComputers and Business336.94 MACAUnavailable due to Sandringham Library Building Project until the end of 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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