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Author Marlow, Michael L

Title The myth of fair and efficient government : why the government you want is not the one you get / Michael L. Marlow

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2011]
 J&W-Prov. Main Lib.  JK421 .M346 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JK421 .M346 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 214 pages : b illustrations ; c 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Our disappointment with government -- What markets do well -- Theory is not practice of government -- Government : last place to look for efficiency -- Government rarely promotes fairness -- Misconceptions of tax fairness -- "Vocal advocates" encourage inefficient government -- Tax preferences : government playing favorites -- Unfunded liabilities of future citizens -- More efficient and fairer taxation -- Improving government
LC subject Administrative agencies -- United States -- Management
Fiscal policy -- United States
Taxation -- United States
ISBN 9780313392917 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
0313392919 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
9780313392924 (ebook)
0313392927 (ebook)