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  1. 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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  2. A Dictionary of Taxation, Second Edition

    A Dictionary of Taxation, Second Edition

    Simon James
    This second edition of the Dictionary of Taxation contains over 200 new or substantially revised entries to enhance the existing wide range of accessible definitions and terms used to describe various aspects of tax and tax systems around the world. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 204.00   Web: $ 183.60
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  3. 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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  4. The Economics of Gambling and National Lotteries

    The Economics of Gambling and National Lotteries

    Edited by Leighton Vaughan Williams
    This timely collection will be an immensely valuable resource for academics, policy-makers, those commercially involved in the betting and gaming sectors as well as the interested layman. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 343.00   Web: $ 308.70
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. The Elgar Guide to Tax Systems

    The Elgar Guide to Tax Systems

    Edited by Emilio Albi, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
    Tax systems have changed considerably in the past three decades. These fundamental changes have been the result of economic globalization, new political stances, and also of developments in public finance thought. The chapters in this volume offer a critical review of those changes from the perspectives of tax theory, policy and tax administration practice, and the political economy of taxation. The authors also consider what sort of reforms are worth undertaking in tax policy design, tax administration and enforcement, and the assignment of sub-national taxes. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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  8. Fiscal Federalism

    Fiscal Federalism

    Wallace E. Oates
    This reprinted edition of a classic and truly seminal book, written by one of the leading thinkers in the field, represents the first comprehensive treatment of the economic theory of multi-level government. It explores the specific economic roles of the various levels of government, the assignment of different forms of taxation to central, state (provincial), and local governments, and the fiscal links between tiers of government provided by intergovernmental grants. This reprinted edition includes a new preface that briefly describes the origins of the book and comments on the evolution of the theory and practice of fiscal federalism since its original publication. The primary interest in the book will come from scholars and graduate students interested in multi-level public finance and public economics. Learn More
    2011   Paperback Price: $ 52.00   Web: $ 41.60
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Population Aging and the Generational Economy

    Population Aging and the Generational Economy

    Edited by Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason
    Over coming decades, changes in population age structure will have profound implications for the macroeconomy, influencing economic growth, generational equity, human capital, saving and investment, and the sustainability of public and private transfer systems. How the future unfolds will depend on key actors in the generational economy: governments, families, financial institutions, and others. This path-breaking book provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic effects of changes in population age structure across the globe. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  12. Handbook on the Shadow Economy

    Handbook on the Shadow Economy

    Edited by Friedrich Schneider
    The shadow economy (also known as the black or underground economy) covers a vast array of trade, goods and services that are not part of the official economy of a country. This original and comprehensive Handbook presents the latest research on the size and development of the shadow economy, which remains an integral component of the economies of most developing and many developed countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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  13. Modelling the Composition of Government Expenditure

    Modelling the Composition of Government Expenditure

    John Creedy, Solmaz Moslehi
    The composition of government expenditure varies considerably across countries. The aim of this book is to explore the choice of expenditure using a range of modelling approaches. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  14. The Economics of Taxation

    The Economics of Taxation

    Edited by James Alm
    This authoritative two-volume set brings together the most important classic and contemporary papers on taxation and tax policy, written by the world’s leading scholars and practitioners of taxation. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 764.00   Web: $ 687.60
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  15. Recent Developments in Public Finance

    Recent Developments in Public Finance

    Edited by Vito Tanzi, Howell H. Zee
    This authoritative collection presents seminal papers from leading academics charting recent developments in public finance. The two-volume set encompasses numerous sections including the public sector in a market economy, market imperfections, growth implications of public policies and efficiency and distributive implications of public policies. Professor Tanzi and Dr Zee have selected key papers to reflect the scholarly debates and pivotal arguments surrounding this field of study. This indispensable collection, with an original introduction by the editors, will be of immense value to students, scholars and practitioners interested in this topical and relevant subject. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 727.00   Web: $ 654.30
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  16. Effective Federalism and Local Finance

    Effective Federalism and Local Finance

    Edited by Ehtisham Ahmad, Giorgio Brosio
    Fiscal federalism has been the subject of much scholarly debate over the years. These volumes successfully bring together seminal articles from the past fifty years to demonstrate how the focus has evolved from ‘first generation’ to ‘second generation’ theories of intergovermental relations. The editors enhance the collection with detailed analyses of how competition affects relations between varying levels of government, and examine the hypotheses underlying the theory of fiscal federalism. This set of authoritative papers will be an indispensable reference source for scholars and practitioners in this field. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 727.00   Web: $ 654.30
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  17. Decentralization in Developing Countries

    Decentralization in Developing Countries

    Edited by Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, François Vaillancourt
    This insightful study examines the decentralization experiences from 15 countries in different regions of the world. All of these countries have actively attempted to decentralize, or continue to do so, and have faced obstacles serious enough to either derail or significantly delay their decentralization objectives. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  18. Public Investment, Growth and Fiscal Constraints

    Public Investment, Growth and Fiscal Constraints

    Edited by Massimo Florio
    This book makes a unique contribution in advancing understanding of the fiscal condition and growth potential of the New Member States of the European Union. It provides new data, policy evaluation, and offers national and regional perspectives. The core research questions are the effect of public investment in the context of macroeconomic disequilibrium and how it is possible to finance capital accumulation in the present and future conditions of mounting public sector debt. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  19. Introduction to Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Introduction to Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Ginés de Rus
    Introduction to Cost–Benefit Analysis is intended as a graduate and advanced undergraduate textbook. Nevertheless, economists and other practitioners involved in the economic evaluation of projects will also find the book extremely useful. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  20. Fiscal Reforms in the Middle East

    Fiscal Reforms in the Middle East

    Edited by Ehtisham Ahmad, Abdulrazak Al Faris
    Although oil windfalls have opened a window of opportunity for the Gulf States, at the same time they have created numerous problems. In particular, the uncertainty associated with periods of boom and bust in the oil market has made the formulation and implementation of sound fiscal policies a formidable task. This insightful book focuses on the role of fiscal policy in common markets, especially in the context of the supranational constructs in the Gulf Cooperation Council, comprising Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. It draws on the experience of the EU and the importance of VAT, and reflects on the other main common market in Central America. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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