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  1. The Global Financial Crisis and its Budget Impacts in OECD Nations

    The Global Financial Crisis and its Budget Impacts in OECD Nations

    Edited by John Wanna, Evert A. Lindquist, Jouke de Vries
    The global financial crisis of 2007–09 constituted the biggest shock to the economies of the OECD nations since the Second World War and caused most of their governments to move into intense crisis mode. They made significant adjustments to their fiscal policy regimes, including massive interventions to stabilize markets and economies. But how they reacted to the crisis, and what measures they took to deal with it, still underpin their economic and budgetary positions. This singular shock provides the editors and authors of this book with an intriguing opportunity to examine how different OECD budgetary systems performed. Chapters cover the EU, North America and Asia, assessing how governments responded to the challenge and how their budget systems evolved in the aftermath. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  2. Confronting the Shadow Economy

    Confronting the Shadow Economy

    Colin C. Williams
    Beginning with a review of the extent of undeclared work, the author discusses the discrepancies between regions and the potential impacts of the economic crisis, comparing the nature of the potential solutions available with those actually adopted. The way forward, the book concludes, is to move away from increasing the costs of engaging in hidden work using repressive measures, and concentrate more on developing initiatives that enhance the benefits of engaging in declared work and increase the likelihood of compliance by engendering a commitment to tax morality. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  3. Taxing Banks Fairly

    Taxing Banks Fairly

    Edited by Sajid M. Chaudhry, Andrew W Mullineux
    Taxing Banks Fairly offers an ethical perspective on bank taxation and financial stability to complement the traditional political economy approach. It also considers how a bank levy or financial activities tax, could be used to ensure that big banks make a ‘true and fair’ contribution to their insurance by taxpayers. Covering a range of topics on bank and financial sector taxation, this book will prove a valuable resource for academics, policy makers and financial regulators. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  4. Taxation and Development: The Weakest Link?

    Taxation and Development: The Weakest Link?

    Edited by Richard M. Bird, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
    Taxation and Development highlights the importance of better understanding the ways in which taxes and expenditure are linked. Focusing on developing countries, the book argues for a broader approach to the topic, with a secondary focus on developing and applying new modeling techniques to country-specific data. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  5. State and Local Financial Instruments

    State and Local Financial Instruments

    Craig L. Johnson, Martin J. Luby, Tima T. Moldogaziev
    The ability of a nation to finance its basic infrastructure is essential to its economic well-being in the 21st century. This book covers the municipal securities market in the United States from the perspective of its primary capital financing role in a fiscal federalist system, where subnational governments are responsible for financing the nation’s essential physical infrastructure. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  6. Environmental Taxation and Green Fiscal Reform

    Environmental Taxation and Green Fiscal Reform

    Edited by Larry Kreiser, Soocheol Lee, Kazuhiro Ueta, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    Against a backdrop of intense political interest it is more important than ever to explore the role of fiscal policy in achieving environmental sustainability. Environmental Taxation and Green Fiscal Reform skilfully explores the various ranges of environmental and energy policies needed for an environmentally sustainable future. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Market Based Instruments

    Market Based Instruments

    Edited by Larry Kreiser, David Duff, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    This detailed book explores how market based environmental strategies are used in various countries around the world. It investigates how successful sustainability strategies used by one country can be transferred and used successfully in other countries, with a minimum of new research and experimentation. Leading environmental taxation scholars discuss this question and analyse a set of key case studies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Cartels, Competition and Public Procurement

    Cartels, Competition and Public Procurement

    Stefan E. Weishaar
    Stefan Weishaar explores the ways in which economic theory can be used to mitigate the adverse effects of bid rigging cartels. The study sheds light on one of the vital issues for achieving cost-effective public procurement – which is itself a critical question in the context of the global financial crisis. The book comprehensively examines whether different laws deal effectively with bid rigging and the ways in which economic theory can be used to mitigate the adverse effects of such cartels. The employed industrial economics and auction theory highlights shortcomings of the law in all three jurisdictions – the European Union, China and Japan – and seeks to raise the awareness of policymakers as to when extra precautionary measures against bid rigging conspiracies should be taken. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  9. Tax, Law and Development

    Tax, Law and Development

    Edited by Yariv Brauner, Miranda Stewart
    Comprising original essays written by top legal scholars, this innovative volume is the most comprehensive collection to date of independent academic work exploring the relationship between tax, law and development. Contributors cover a range of tax issues, drawing on economic, political, social, and institutional perspectives to offer a comprehensive view of how tax laws affect and are affected by human economic development. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  10. Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Patrick Dunleavy, Leandro Carrera
    Productivity is essentially the ratio of an organization’s outputs divided by its inputs. For many years it was treated as always being static in government agencies. In fact productivity in government services should be rising rapidly as a result of digital changes and new management approaches, and it has done so in some agencies. However, Dunleavy and Carrera show for the first time how complex are the factors affecting productivity growth in government organizations – especially management practices, use of IT, organizational culture, strategic mis-decisions and political and policy churn. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  11. Decentralization and Reform in Latin America

    Decentralization and Reform in Latin America

    Edited by Giorgio Brosio, Juan P. Jiménez
    Decentralisation and Reform in Latin America analyses the process of intergovernmental reform in Latin America in the last two decades and presents a number of emerging issues. These include the impacts of decentralization and the response of countries in the region to challenge such as social cohesion, interregional and interpersonal disparities, the assignment of social and infrastructure expenditure, macrofinancial shocks, fiscal rules and the sharing of natural resources revenue. The main aim of the book is to assess the effective working of decentralized arrangements and institutions, with a view of suggesting corrections and reforms where the system is not working according to expectations. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 201.00   Web: $ 180.90
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  12. Carbon Pricing, Growth and the Environment

    Carbon Pricing, Growth and the Environment

    Edited by Larry Kreiser, Ana Yábar Sterling, Pedro Herrera, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    The emphasis of the book lies in finding critical solutions to global climate change including chapters on environmental fiscal reform and unemployment in Spain, EU structural and cohesion policy and sustainable development, ecological tax reform in Europe and Asia, Australia’s carbon pricing mechanism, and many other timely topics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Green Taxation and Environmental Sustainability

    Green Taxation and Environmental Sustainability

    Edited by Larry Kreiser, Ana Yábar Sterling, Pedro Herrera, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    Green Taxation and Environmental Sustainability explores the critical issue of how taxes can be applied across relevant environmental areas – including transport, nuclear power, and water and waste management – to achieve sustainability. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy

    Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy

    Edited by Michael Pickhardt, Aloys Prinz
    Leading scholars examine recent evidence from theoretical and empirical research on tax compliance and tax evasion, and provide an in-depth analysis of underlying methods. Strategies to fight tax evasion are evaluated and the motivations behind it are explored, as are the impact and size of the shadow economy in Europe. As well as promoting a better understanding of the issues, this book intends to stimulate further debate and, in so doing, broaden the exchange of ideas and concepts. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  15. Public Private Partnerships in Education

    Public Private Partnerships in Education

    Edited by Susan L. Robertson, Karen Mundy, Antoni Verger, Francine Menashy
    This insightful book brings together both academics and researchers from a variety of international organizations and aid agencies to explore the complexities of public private partnerships as a resurgent, hybrid mode of educational governance that operates across scales, from the community to the global. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 141.00   Web: $ 126.90
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  16. Deficits, Debt, and Democracy

    Deficits, Debt, and Democracy

    Richard E. Wagner
    This timely book reveals that the budget deficits and accumulating debts that plague modern democracies reflect a clash between two rationalities of governance: one of private property and one of common property. The clashing of these rationalities at various places in society creates forms of societal tectonics that play out through budgeting. The book demonstrates that while this clash is an inherent feature of democratic political economy, it can nonetheless be limited through embracing once again a constitution of liberty. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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  17. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Distributional Preferences

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Distributional Preferences

    Helen Scarborough, Jeff Bennett
    Advancing the incorporation of equity preferences in policy analysis, this book demonstrates the application of choice modelling to the estimation of distributional weights suitable for inclusion in a cost–benefit analytical framework. A platform for discussion of the challenges and opportunities of this approach is presented in the form of a detailed case study designed to estimate community preferences for different intergenerational distributions. While the case study is focused on natural resource management and environmental policy, the conceptual and methodological advances illustrated by the authors are relevant and applicable to a wider array of policy deliberations. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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  18. Public Investments in Energy Technology

    Public Investments in Energy Technology

    Michael P. Gallaher, Albert N. Link, Alan C. O’Connor
    Escalating energy demand may be the most important issue facing the United States and the world today. There is little disagreement that research and development (R&D) is needed to develop new energy technologies for the future; however, there is less agreement over the specific research agenda to be pursued and how that agenda is funded. This book addresses the social importance of new energy technologies, illustrates policy-relevant applications of evaluation techniques and proposes new perspectives for a US energy investment strategy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  19. Green Taxation in East Asia

    Green Taxation in East Asia

    Edited by Richard Cullen, Jefferson VanderWolk, Yan Xu
    The core concern of this book is the potential use of taxation and related measures to foster climate-helpful, large-scale change within East Asia. The contributing authors examine key issues such as how Greater China, for instance, confronts severe environmental problems which are a direct product of several decades of remarkable economic growth. The detailed analysis in this book identifies a range of green taxation guidelines for East Asia as it seeks to drive down striking levels of environmental degradation – and tackle the climate change challenge. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. Tax and Transfer Tensions

    Tax and Transfer Tensions

    John Creedy
    This comprehensive and lucid book is concerned with the analysis of tax design and the problems involved in choosing a tax and transfer structure. John Creedy discusses central problems which are illustrated using relatively simple models. He argues that economists can make a valuable contribution to rational policy debate by clarifying the nature of the interdependencies and relationships involved. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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