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Public debt in a democratic society

by Buchanan, James M.

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Debts, Public -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 67.

      Statementby James M. Buchanan and Richard E. Wagner.
      ContributionsWagner, Richard E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ8119 .B8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination71 p.
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5539018M
      LC Control Number67016327
      OCLC/WorldCa799005

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      Alexander Hamilton's First Report on the Public Credit, delivered to Congress on January 9, , called for payment in full on all government debts as the foundation for establishing government credit. This, argued Hamilton, was required to create a favorable climate for investment in government securities, and to transform the public debt into a source of capital. Public Policy for Democracy is an important and timely contribution to the current discussion of how to get people more involved in their own governance. In this book, contributors urge.

        This short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet. Pickard and Berman argue that we should not see internet service as a commodity but as a public good necessary for sustaining democratic society in the twenty-first century. The history of the United States public debt started with federal government debt incurred during the American Revolutionary War by the first U.S treasurer, Michael Hillegas, after its formation in The United States has continuously had a fluctuating public debt since then, except for about a year during – To allow comparisons over the years, public debt is often expressed as a.


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