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Financial administration in local government

Arthur Hedley Marshall

Financial administration in local government

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Published by Published for the Royal Institute of Public Administration by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA. H. Marshall.
ContributionsRoyal Institute of Public Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination392p.,23cm
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22193934M

Public finance is the study of the role of the government in the economy. It is the branch of economics that assesses the government revenue and government expenditure of the public authorities and the adjustment of one or the other to achieve desirable effects and avoid undesirable ones. The purview of public finance is considered to be threefold, consisting of governmental effects on.


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