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  1. Public Banks in the Age of Financialization

    Public Banks in the Age of Financialization

    Edited by Christoph Scherrer
    This book asks the important question of whether public banks are a better alternative to profit-seeking private banks. Do public banks provide finance for development? Do they serve as stability anchors in financial markets? What kind of governance keeps public banks accountable to the public? Theoretically the book draws on the works of Minsky for the question on stability and on interpretative policy analysis for the issue of governance. It compares empirically three countries with significant public banks: Brazil, Germany, and India. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
    Availability: Out of Stock
  2. Global Developments in Public Infrastructure Procurement

    Global Developments in Public Infrastructure Procurement

    Darrin Grimsey, Mervyn K. Lewis
    There is widespread acceptance of the importance of infrastructure, but less agreement about how it should be funded and procured. While most public infrastructure is still provided in-house or by traditional procurement methods – with well-researched strengths and weaknesses – the development of service concession arrangements has seen a greater emphasis on lifecycle costing, risk assessment and asset design as featured in a variety of public private partnership (PPP) delivery models. This book examines the various procurement approaches, and provides a framework for comparing their advantages and disadvantages. Drawing on international experience, it considers some of the best and worst examples of PPPs, and infrastructure projects generally, along with the lessons for improving infrastructure procurement processes. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
    Availability: In Stock
  3. The Most Important Concepts in Finance

    The Most Important Concepts in Finance

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Anyone trying to understand finance has to contend with the evolving and dynamic nature of the topic. Changes in economic conditions, regulations, technology, competition, globalization, and other factors regularly impact the development of the field, but certain essential concepts remain key to a good understanding. This book provides insights about the most important concepts in finance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
    Availability: Out of Stock
  4. The Reform of Network Industries

    The Reform of Network Industries

    Edited by Massimo Florio
    Network industries such as electricity, gas, rail, local public transport, telecommunications and postal services are recognised by the EU as crucial for fostering European social and territorial cohesion. Providing an overview of key policy reforms in these industries and an empirical evaluation, this thought-provoking book offers a critical perspective on the functioning of the networks that provide vital services to EU citizens. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
    Availability: Not yet published (pre-order)
  5. Fiscal Decentralization and Local Finance in Developing Countries

    Fiscal Decentralization and Local Finance in Developing Countries

    Roy Bahl, Richard M. Bird
    This book draws on experiences in developing countries to bridge the gap between the conventional textbook treatment of fiscal decentralization and the actual practice of subnational government finance. The extensive literature about the theory and practice is surveyed and longstanding problems and new questions are addressed. It focuses on the key choices that must be made in decentralizing, on how economic and political factors shape the choices that countries make, and on how, by paying more attention to the need for a more comprehensive approach and the critical connections between different components of decentralization reform, everyone involved might get more for their money. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 200.00   Web: $ 180.00
    Availability: Not yet published
  6. The Ecology of Tax Systems

    The Ecology of Tax Systems

    Vito Tanzi
    This groundbreaking book analyzes how the ecology of taxation is fundamental for the success or failure of tax systems. It specifically focuses on the role of the ecological environment on taxation; the factors that determine the ecology of taxation; and how the ecology of taxation has changed and may continue to evolve. The implicit, important conclusion is that there are no permanent or universal optimal tax theories: all theories are related to this ecology. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
    Availability: Not yet published