It is hard to think of anyone who has contributed so much and so widely to research in international public finance since the 1960s as has Richard Bird. This volume of essays emerged from a conference dedicated to Bird, and aims to expand our understanding of international public finance. The topics covered reflect the wide contributions of Bird to the subject of international public finance, including original reviews of intergovernmental fiscal relations, fiscal policy and tax evasion and tax administration, all with a special focus on transition and developing countries. These essays should widen our own understanding of relevant problems and issues in international public finance, much as Bird has been doing for many years, and should be of interest to economists, policy makers and students.... general topic of a#39;What I have learneda#39; from 40 years of involvement with public finance in developing and transition countries, ... Someone once described the experience of reading most academic research papers as being similar to walkinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Public Finance in Developing and Transitional Countries|
|Author||:||Richard Miller Bird, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, James Alm|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2003-01|