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Published by National Council on Public Works Improvement in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Public works -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- United States.

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      ContributionsNational Council on Public Works Improvement (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2795 .N27 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1590262M
      LC Control Number91119679


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The Public Wealth of Nations is an important contribution to a debate of vital concern to governments across the world.' -Lord Sassoon, former Commercial Secretary, HM Treasury 'This provocative book is a wake-up call for governments to become more responsible in managing their citizen's wealth and securing the foundation for future generations.'.

The third and last duty of the sovereign or commonwealth is that of erecting and maintaining those public institutions and those public works, which, though they may be in the highest degree advantageous to a great society, are, however, of such a nature that the profit could never repay the expense to any individual or small number of individuals, and which it therefore cannot be.

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