What Ever Happened to Public Finance?

3 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last revised: 7 Jun 2011

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Lonnie K. Stevans

Hofstra University - Frank G. Zarb School of Business

Date Written: February 21, 2011

Abstract

The field of public finance has much to say about the short and long-term burden placed on the economy as a result of public debt financing. Unfortunately, in the current debate, we hear mostly anti-government rhetoric with little basis in fact.

Keywords: Public Finance, Debt Burden, Crowding-In, Crowding-Out, Debt Ownership

JEL Classification: E62, H63

Suggested Citation

Stevans, Lonnie K., What Ever Happened to Public Finance? (February 21, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1765944 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1765944

Lonnie K. Stevans (Contact Author)

Hofstra University - Frank G. Zarb School of Business ( email )

Department of IT/QM
134 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States
516-463-5375 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.lonniestevans.com

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