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Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose


Managing fiscal policy—the revenues and spending of an individual nation—is among the most challenging tasks facing governments. Wealthy countries are constrained by complex regulation and taxation policies, while developing nations often face high inflation and trade taxes. This book examines the problems and challenges facing public finance in the developing countries of East Asia as well as Japan and the United States. It explores the inefficient tax systems of many developing countries, the relationship between public and private sector economic behavior, and the pressing issue of future o ... More

Keywords: fiscal policy, revenues, spending, public finance, taxation, developing countries, inflation, East Asia, pensions, health care

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780226386812
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226387062.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Takatoshi Ito, editor

Andrew K. Rose, editor

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