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  1. Labour Supply and Microsimulation

    Labour Supply and Microsimulation

    John Creedy, Guyonne Kalb
    This book provides a detailed introduction to behavioural tax microsimulation methods and reviews the use of such models for evaluating tax policy reforms. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  2. Economics and the Future

    Economics and the Future

    Edited by David J. Pannell, Steven G.M. Schilizzi
    Economics and the Future tackles the discounting issue from a number of angles, ranging from relatively short-term private financial decisions, to very long-term public issues spanning generations. The authors present differing perspectives and original ideas in a style that remains accessible while addressing some of the more difficult questions about discounting in theory and practice. It reveals that the economic issues regarding time are embedded in a broader social, ethical and philosophical context. Learn More
    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Competition in the Provision of Local Public Goods

    Competition in the Provision of Local Public Goods

    Alexandra Petermann Reifschneider
    The central purpose of this book is to analyse the optimal allocation of local public goods or services (for example garbage collection, police, fire brigades and medical services) in large urban agglomerations and the allocation consequences of increasing competition in the provision of them. Competition in the Provision of Local Public Goods uses two innovative aspects present in the concept of Functional Overlapping Competing Jurisdictions, which are de-localized membership and uni-functionality of jurisdictions. The book analyses the effect of these two aspects on competition among jurisdictions and the impact this probable increase in competition may have on the achievement of the optimal allocation of local public goods. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. Modelling Tax Revenue Growth

    Modelling Tax Revenue Growth

    John Creedy, Norman Gemmell
    This book demonstrates how the reliable measurement of growth in tax revenues, both for a tax system and for its component taxes, is important for the design of tax policy. The need for discretionary changes in tax parameters (such as tax rates, income thresholds and allowances) is conditional on the expected automatic revenue growth generated by the tax system. The properties that generate these automatic revenue changes are referred to as the built-in flexibility, or revenue responsiveness, of the tax. This concept is the central focus of the analyses in this book, which provides an invaluable review and synthesis of analytical results and demonstrates how this concept can be applied in practice to yield estimates of revenue responsiveness in various countries. John Creedy and Norman Gemmell highlight how an understanding of the principal determinants of a tax system’s responsiveness, and a knowledge of the relevant magnitudes, are important for the design and reform of tax policy where both revenue and redistributional considerations are typically central to the policy agenda. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Fiscal Policy in Economic and Monetary Union

    Fiscal Policy in Economic and Monetary Union

    Marco Buti, Daniele Franco
    This book explores the origins, rationale, problems and prospects of the European fiscal policy framework. It provides the reader with a roadmap to EMU’s budgetary framework by exploring its theoretical and empirical foundations, uncovering its historical roots and emphasising its supranational nature. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  6. Pension Systems

    Pension Systems

    Edited by Elsa Fornero, Paolo Sestito
    Pension Systems enters into the current lively debate on European pensions. The focus of the book is the analysis of public intervention in individuals’ retirement choice, its rationale and the desirability of legislation introducing a sizeable and compulsory increase in retirement age, to face the prospects of swift population ageing. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. Public Expenditure Control in Europe

    Public Expenditure Control in Europe

    Edited by Milagros Garciá Crespo
    This book presents a comprehensive analysis of public expenditure control in Europe and the coordination strategies available. It provides a detailed scrutiny of the various audit systems in the EU and the difficulties in building consistency or harmony between them. The book demonstrates how successful strategies should aim to strengthen the collaboration between different layers of government at the EU, national and regional levels. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. The Theory of Environmental Agreements and Taxes

    The Theory of Environmental Agreements and Taxes

    Martin Enevoldsen
    Although there is a huge demand for accurate analysis of environmental policy outcomes in both the academic and policy-making communities, there is currently very little theoretical research on this issue. This ambitious book redresses the balance by constructing a new theoretical framework at the crossroads between economics and political science to account for the effectiveness of environmental governance. Drawing on insights from new institutional economics, environmental economics, collective action theory and social capital theory, the author analyses how policy outcomes are influenced by institutional factors that constrain and empower the target groups of environmental regulation. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  9. The Public Financing of Pharmaceuticals

    The Public Financing of Pharmaceuticals

    Edited by Jaume Puig-Junoy
    This book provides a complete approach to the economics of financing medicines and policy implications for the efficiency and equity of health systems. In all health systems with majority public financing, pharmaceutical reimbursement is one of the key factors in policies of change and transformation of health services in order to face the future with guarantees of financial sustainability. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  10. Ageing and Pension Reform Around the World

    Ageing and Pension Reform Around the World

    Edited by Giuliano Bonoli, Toshimitsu Shinkawa
    This book comprehensively documents developments in pension policy in eleven advanced industrial countries in Western Europe, East Asia and North America. In order to explore what population ageing means for the sustainability of pension systems, the authors present a detailed review of pension policy making over the past two decades and provide up-to-date analysis of current pension legislation. They examine the factors that can facilitate or impede the adaptation of pension systems and the features that shape and determine reforms. They also highlight the fact that although the path of reform taken by each country is somewhat different, the processes at work are often very similar. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  11. The Economics of Public Private Partnerships

    The Economics of Public Private Partnerships

    Edited by Darrin Grimsey, Mervyn K. Lewis
    This important collection presents an authoritative selection of papers on public private partnerships. The literature is relatively new, and draws on the disciplines of both economics and engineering. As well as examining the recent experience of these schemes – whose evolution has accelerated in recent years – this insightful collection also considers the intellectual origins of the concept, and investigates the organisational and risk management aspects of PPPs. It will be an essential source of reference for all those with an interest in this topical subject. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  12. Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and the Rebuilding of Indonesia

    Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and the Rebuilding of Indonesia

    Edited by James Alm, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Sri Mulyani Indrawati
    Indonesia is currently facing some severe challenges, both in political affairs and in economic management. One of these challenges is the recently enacted decentralization program, now well underway, which promises to have some wide-ranging consequences. This edited volume presents original papers, written by a select group of widely recognized and distinguished scholars, that take a hard, objective look at the many effects of decentralization on economic and political issues in Indonesia. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  13. Public Private Partnerships

    Public Private Partnerships

    Darrin Grimsey, Mervyn K. Lewis
    This path-breaking book considers the recent trend for governments to look increasingly to private sector finance, provided by private enterprises constructing and managing public infrastructure facilities in partnership with government bodies. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  14. City Taxes, City Spending

    City Taxes, City Spending

    Edited by Amy Ellen Schwartz
    An illustrious group of economists contribute to this volume honoring Dick Netzer, the public finance economist well-known for his research on state and local taxation, the provision of urban public services, and non-profit organizations. Following in his tradition, the contributors apply microeconomics to real world problems facing urban areas and use statistical analysis to gain insight into practical solutions. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  15. International Handbook of Land and Property Taxation

    International Handbook of Land and Property Taxation

    Edited by Richard M. Bird, Enid Slack
    This comprehensive Handbook explores case studies of land and property taxation in 25 countries (five in each of five regions – OECD, central and eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America), and focuses on the potential contributions of the property tax to the revenues of urban and rural governments and to more efficient land use. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  16. Successes and Failures in Regulating and Deregulating Utilities

    Successes and Failures in Regulating and Deregulating Utilities

    Edited by Colin Robinson
    This book is the latest annual review of utility regulation and deregulation, published in association with the Institute of Economic Affairs and the London Business School Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  17. Developing an Annuity Market in Europe

    Developing an Annuity Market in Europe

    Edited by Elsa Fornero, Elisa Luciano
    On the premise that pension provision in Europe will dramatically change over the next few decades, this book concentrates on the funded component of pension wealth, and specifically on annuities – financial products that, on the basis of actuarial equivalence, allow the conversion of wealth into a lifelong stream of income. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  18. Reforming Pensions in Europe

    Reforming Pensions in Europe

    Edited by Gerard Hughes, Jim Stewart
    Since the early 1990s the countries of the European Union and Central and Eastern Europe have been involved in the process of reforming their retirement income systems. The principal objective of these reforms is to contain the cost of pay-as-you-go public pensions in the face of ageing populations. Many of the reforms involve greater reliance on personal saving and the development of capital markets to fund private pension arrangements. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  19. Rethinking the Welfare State

    Rethinking the Welfare State

    Edited by Martin Rein, Winfried Schmähl
    In this book a distinguished group of contributors discuss the changing political economy of pension reform. They focus on those countries which have launched a significant reframing of their pension system. Each chapter provides a detailed review of recent pension reforms and offers institutional evidence of the extent to which these reforms suggest a redirection of the welfare state towards a more public-private mix of policies. The countries were selected to represent the variety of new directions which mature industrial countries as well as countries in transition have taken. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  20. Sustainable Fiscal Policy and Economic Stability

    Sustainable Fiscal Policy and Economic Stability

    Philippe Burger
    The public debt/GDP ratio in several countries showed the largest ever peacetime increase during the last 20 years of the twentieth century, thereby causing widespread fiscal unsustainability. Towards the latter half of the 1990s, several governments initiated steps to reverse this trend however, they frequently found that their policies were not always successful. This book examines why. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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