|Part I: An Introduction to Issues and Methodology|
|1.1 Normative versus Positive Analysis||4|
|1.2 Analysis under Limited Data Availability||5|
|1.3 Policy and Political Economy||6|
|1.4 General-Equilibrium Analysis||7|
|1.5 The Structure of the Book||8|
|1.6 The Nature of the Results||10|
|1.7 Some Remarks on the Role of Theory||12|
|2 The Objectives and Instruments of Government Policy and the Structure of the Economy in LDCs ||15|
|2.1 Stated Objectives of Food-Related Policies||15|
|2.2 Putting Agricultural Policies in Perspective||17|
|Other Policy Instruments||17|
|Limitations on Government Policy||18|
|Equivalence of Different Policies||20|
|2.3 The Economic Structure of LDCs||21|
|The Importance of Agriculture and the Dual Economy||21|
|Investible Surplus, Private Investment, and Government Consumption||24|
|Openness of the Economy||25|
|3 An Approach to Applied Welfare Economics ||27|
|3.2 Theoretical Background||27|
|Pigouvian Welfare Economics and Optimal Taxation||28|
|The New Welfare Economics||29|
|New New Welfare Economics||29|
|3.3 Applied Welfare Economics for LDCs||30|
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Book title: Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development.
Contributors: Raaj K. Sah - Author, Joseph E. Stiglitz - Author.
Publisher: Clarendon Press.
Place of publication: Oxford.
Publication year: 1992.
Page number: ix.
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