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Bird, Richard M. (Richard Miller) 1938-

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Works: 304 works in 1,032 publications in 3 languages and 16,876 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Festschriften 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Compiler, Director, Other
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Most widely held works about Richard M Bird
 
Most widely held works by Richard M Bird
Readings on taxation in developing countries by Richard M Bird( Book )

46 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of studies relating to taxation in developing countries. The papers are organized under the following subjects: approaches to development taxation, lessons from experience, taxation and incentives, problems in direct taxation, the reform of indirect taxation, the role of local taxes, tax administration and tax policy. Contributors: Carl S. Shoup, Vito Tanzi, Richard Goode, Charles E. McLure, Richard Bird, Oliver Oldman, Sijbren Cnossen and many others
Improving tax administration in developing countries by International Monetary Fund( )

15 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxation, like politics, is the art of the possible--yet most public finance texts ignore the ciritcal role played by tax administration in restoring macroeconomic balance and promoting equity and efficiency. This volume fills a gap in the literature by linking tax policy and tax administration reform and exploring ways to improve taxpayer compliance
Modern fiscal issues : essays in honor of Carl S. Shoup by Richard M Bird( )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking decentralization in developing countries by Jennie I Litvack( )

19 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on fiscal federalism by Richard M Bird( )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book addresses a variety of issues relating to intergovernmental finance and the provision and financing of local services including budgeting and financial management, the institutional framework for the conduct of intergovernmental relations, appropriate methods of service delivery in metropolitan agglomerations and remote rural areas, local government enterprises, user charges, property taxes, income and value-added taxes, natural resource taxes, and local business taxes. Throughout, the authors draw on experience both in Canada and in other decentralized countries and consider to varying extents the special problems facing Russia and other large transitional economies
Taxation and development; lessons from Colombian experience by Richard M Bird( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decentralization of the socialist state : intergovernmental finance in transition economies by World Bank (Pakistan)( )

28 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxing agricultural land in developing countries by Richard M Bird( Book )

15 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of two taxes : property tax reform in Ontario by Richard M Bird( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the broad reform of the Ontario property tax in 1998. The objectives of this reform included introducing a full market value assessment, establishing a property tax system that would be widely accepted, and removing property tax reform from the provincial political agenda. Although the reform effort was lauded by experts at the time, its overall objectives were not achieved. In fact, the new assessment system may have ultimately weakened the role of the local property tax. Good property tax design needs to recognize the important differences between taxing housing and taxing business property"--Provided by publisher
The VAT in developing and transitional countries by Richard M Bird( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Value-added tax (VAT) now dominates tax systems around the world. But should every country have a VAT? Is the current VAT always as good as it could be in economic, equity, and administrative terms? In developing and transitional countries the answers to such questions are critical to stability, growth, and development. VAT is a critical fiscal tool in most countries. But VAT can sometimes be better designed and almost always better administered. The key questions that must be answered in designing and implementing VAT are essentially the same in all countries. But different tax designs may best suit different countries facing different circumstances. This book reviews experiences with VATs around the world and assesses how the choice of particular design features may affect outcomes in particular contexts."--Jacket
Tax policy and economic development by Richard M Bird( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International handbook of land and property taxation by R Bird( )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 28 studies were prepared for the World Bank in early 2002 as part of the background for its 2003 Land Policies for Growth and Poverty Reduction. Most of them are case studies reviewing the taxation of land and property in 25 countries, five each in the OEDC, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Foreign aid--a critique and a proposal by Albert O Hirschman( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal decentralization in developing countries by Richard M Bird( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There appears to be an increasing trend in worldwide fiscal decentralization. In particular, many developing countries are turning to various forms of fiscal decentralization as an escape from inefficient and ineffective governance, macroeconomic stability, and inadequate growth. Fiscal Decentralization in Developing Countries: An Overview edited by Professors Bird and Vaillancourt and featuring important research from leading scholars assesses the progress, problems and potentials of fiscal decentralization in a variety of developing countries around the world. With rich and varied case-study material from countries as diverse as India, China, Colombia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and South Africa this volume complements neatly the collection Fiscal Aspects of Evolving Federations edited by David Wildasin and also published by Cambridge, which presented theoretical advances in the area of research
The Personal income tax : Phoenix from the ashes? by Sijbren Cnossen( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxation in developing countries( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography on taxation in developing countries by Richard M Bird( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government policy and the poor in developing countries( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal dimensions of Canadian federalism( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charging for public services : a new look at an old idea by Richard M Bird( Book )

12 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bird, R. M.

Bird, R.M. 1938-

Bird, R. M. (Richard Miller), 1938-

Bird, Richard

Bird, Richard 1938-

Bird, Richard M.

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Bird, Richard M. (Richard Miller), 1938-

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Bird, Richard Miller 1938-

Bird, Richard (Richard Miller), 1938-

Miller Bird, Richard 1938-

Richard M. Bird economist (University of Toronto; Georgia State University; UNSW (Australia))

Richard M. Bird Wirtschaftswissenschaftler/in (University of Toronto; Georgia State University; UNSW (Australia))

Languages
English (325)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

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Rethinking decentralization in developing countriesPerspectives on fiscal federalismThe VAT in developing and transitional countriesInternational handbook of land and property taxationFiscal decentralization in developing countriesThe Personal income tax : Phoenix from the ashes?