The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Public Economics

  • Serge-Christophe Kolm
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1832

Abstract

Public Economics is the study of the public economy, i.e., of economic questions which are not purely market, intra-household or intra-firm, with emphasis on logic-intensive (scientific) analysis and on ethical–normative questions.

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