ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Politics-Not Just a River

March 2, 1985 amenities for the urban poor) is an essential function of the government. However, the attempt to finance such services through resources raised at relatively high rates of interest is bound to prove an unviable proposition. Sooner or later, therefore, pressures will mount to divert more of government expenditure to programmes which yield better financial returns. It is thus inevitable that the class-bias in the government's fiscal policies for raising resources will lead to the same type of bias in the selection of programmes of government expenditure.

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