© 2016

The Public Financiers

Ricardo, George, Clark, Ramsey, Mirrlees, Vickrey, Wicksell, Musgrave, Buchanan, Tiebout, and Stiglitz


Part of the Great Minds in Finance book series (GMF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Colin Read
      Pages 1-3
  3. First Forays into Tax Incidence and Public Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Colin Read
      Pages 7-13
    3. Colin Read
      Pages 14-16
    4. Colin Read
      Pages 17-21
    5. Colin Read
      Pages 22-25
    6. Colin Read
      Pages 26-33
    7. Colin Read
      Pages 34-40
    8. Colin Read
      Pages 41-45
    9. Colin Read
      Pages 46-48
    10. Colin Read
      Pages 58-68
    11. Colin Read
      Pages 69-70
  4. From Burden of Taxation to Optimal Taxation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Colin Read
      Pages 91-95
    3. Colin Read
      Pages 96-97

About this book


To follow.


economics finance financial history history Information Technology (IT) macroeconomics Poverty public policy Public Sector taxation

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.SUNY College at PlattsburghUSA

About the authors

Colin Read is a professor of Economics and Finance, former Dean of the School of Business and Economics at The State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY), USA, and a columnist for the Plattsburgh New York Press Republican newspaper. He has a Ph.D. in Economics, J.D. in Law, M.B.A., Master's of Taxation, and has taught environmental and energy economics and finance for 25 years. Colin's recent books include BP and the Macondo Spill: The Complete Story, The Fear Factor, Global Financial Meltdown: How We Can Avoid the Next Economic Crisis, The Rise and Fall of an Economic Empire: With Lessons for Aspiring Nations, Great Minds in Finance – The Life Cyclists, Great Minds in Finance – The Portfolio Theorists, Great Minds in Finance – The Efficient Market Hypothesists, and Great Minds in Finance – The Rise of the Quants, Great Minds in Finance – the Corporate Financiers'.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Public Financiers
  • Book Subtitle Ricardo, George, Clark, Ramsey, Mirrlees, Vickrey, Wicksell, Musgrave, Buchanan, Tiebout, and Stiglitz
  • Authors Colin Read
  • Series Title Great Minds in Finance
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages History History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-137-34133-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-57772-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-34134-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 244
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Financial History
    Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics
    Economic History
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