LIMITED GOVERNMENT - MURPHYDe (autor) MURPHY
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 31 Oct 2018
This book explores why, despite increased government spending on income-support, health and education, the costs of public goods are rising and their quality is declining. Charting the rise of big government, the author identifies a growing divergence between public-sector ideals and the realities of troubled political economies grappling with debt, deficits, ageing populations, improvident social insurance, declining education test scores, and multiplying health costs. Limited Government analyses in detail the social and political factors in major economies that drive up public spending, as well as the relationship between spending and outcomes. By developing an alternate model of public finances, and through a critique of the managerial society, the author emphasizes the positive effects of self-management, social self-organization and technological automation, arguing that high-quality low-cost goods are the result of nations that save, not states that tax. A sociological account of public finances, Limited Government outlines how governments can spend less and yet help ensure good broad equitable standards of health, education and income security.
Dimensiuni: 159 x 235 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.48 kg
Editura: Taylor & Francis