Evaluating public expenditures under conditions of unemployment

Haveman, Robert H.
September 1969
Monthly Labor Review;Sep69, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p30
Academic Journal
Evaluates public expenditures made during a period of substantial unemployment in the U.S. Opportunity costs of a public expenditure; Pattern of resource demands imposed by a public expenditure; Estimates of social and market costs; Impact of the level and distribution of unemployed resources on the social cost imposed on the economy by public expenditures.


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