The Distributional Effects of Government Spending and Taxation
Dimitri B. PapadimitriouISBN: 1403996253;
The book presents the distributional consequences of the public sector. Examining both theoretically and empirically, both the effects of giovernment spending and taxation on personal distribution, i.e. on families and individuals and the relationship between the public sector and functional distribution of national income. Government expenditures are explored, asking who benefits from them, who from government transfer programs and who bears the tax burden?