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R.J. Chelliah
STUDIES IN PUBLIC FINANCE by D.M. Nanjundappa Asia Publishing House, Bombay, 1977, 313 pp., 40.00
May-June 1977, volume 2, No 3

This book contains a number of papers, mostly in the field of public fin­ance, written by Professor Nanjundappa during the years 1961-1968. Except for two articles on ‘Wages, Prices and Em­ployment’ and ‘Restrictive Trade Pract­ices and Public Policy’, the articles in­cluded in the volume deal with questions in public economics ranging from inci­dence theory to problems of federal finance in India. Some of them dealing with the situation in India in the sixties are somewhat dated, while others whose focus is more on theore­tical issues would prove to be of contin­uing interest. Even the former would provide a useful historical background to a study of the current public finance situation in India.

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