List of Tables.
Part I: Institutional Setting:.
1. Managerial Economics in Public and Nonprofit Administration: An.
2. Characteristics of the Government and Private Nonprofit Sectors.
Part II: Consumer Theory and Public Goods:.
3. Demand and Supply.
4. Estimating Client Choice.
5. Market Failure and Public Choice.
Part III: Production Theory and Public Administration:.
6. Production and Costs.
7. Market Structure in Government and Nonprofit Industries.
8. Selecting the Right Niche and Setting Client Fees.
9. Strategic Goals: If Not Profit, What?.
Part IV: Input Markets and Cost––Benefit Analysis:.
10. Employing Labor and Capital.
11. Cost––Benefit Analysis.
Robert T. Greenbaum, Ohio State University
This book does a fine job meeting the needs of Public Administration students.
John Graham, Rutgers University
The Keatings approach of using cost–benefit analysis as a capstone is for the best, since it gets students to use what they have learned about markets and the information contained in market prices, and what they have learned about market failure, in a unified application.
Michael Rushton, Indiana University
The exercises are a lot more useful for public management students than the ones in standard economics textbooks. They are the kind I end up writing for myself.
John McPeak, Syracuse University