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  1. The Economics of Sovereign Debt

    The Economics of Sovereign Debt

    Edited by Robert W. Kolb
    This expansive collection contains more than one hundred of the very best and most influential scholarly articles on the sovereign debt of central governments around the world. It features discussions of the debt of many emerging nations as well as the largest sovereign debtors in the world. Collectively, these articles provide a thorough understanding of sovereign debt as seen by the best economists from around the world. The extensive and in-depth introductory chapter also discusses each of the articles individually. This collection is an essential tool to libraries, academic institutions, economic scholars and students alike. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 1,399.95   Web: $ 1,259.95
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  2. Public Utilities, Second Edition

    Public Utilities, Second Edition

    David E. McNabb
    A thoroughly updated introduction to the current issues and challenges facing managers and administrators in the investor and publicly owned utility industry, this engaging volume addresses management concerns in five sectors of the utility industry: electric power, natural gas, water, wastewater systems and public transit. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  3. Structuring Public–Private Research Partnerships for Success

    Structuring Public–Private Research Partnerships for Success

    Gordon Rausser, Holly Amedon, Reid Stevens
    As funding for universities and governmental research units has declined, these institutions have turned to the private sector to augment their research and development budgets. This book presents a framework for structuring public-private research partnerships that protect both these institutions’ academic freedom and the private firm’s corporate interests. This formulation is developed using insights originating from the incomplete contracting and collective decision making literatures. The book presents a number of template designs for a variety of research partnerships. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 40.00   Web: $ 32.00
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  4. Global Public Goods

    Global Public Goods

    Edited by Inge Kaul
    Global and transnational challenges figure ever more prominently on national and international policy agendas and are increasingly analysed as global public goods (GPGs). This timely collection, which includes contributions by eminent scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines, provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of the theoretical and empirical research on this topic, and suggestions on where scholarship could go next. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 425.00   Web: $ 382.50
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  5. Economic Behaviour and Taxation

    Economic Behaviour and Taxation

    Edited by James Alm, J. S. Leguizamon
    Over several decades there have been major changes to the way public economists investigate behavioural responses to taxation. This includes areas such as the supply of labour, charitable giving, savings, capital gains realisations, mobility, bequests, family structure, reported income and tax evasion. Recent research has utilised new data sets and applied new empirical methods, including laboratory experiments, natural field experiments and controlled field experiments. Other disciplines, especially psychology, are increasingly contributing to the application of behavioural (or cognitive) economics, but the lessons from this work are unevenly disseminated. This important volume brings together the most important scholarly articles on how taxes affect individual behaviour, highlighting current knowledge on behavioural responses to taxation, new thinking about the relevant issues and analysis of useful policy options. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 504.00   Web: $ 453.60
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  6. Competition and Regulation in Electricity Markets

    Competition and Regulation in Electricity Markets

    Edited by Sebastian Eyre, Michael G. Pollitt
    Featuring an original introduction by the editors, these carefully-selected essays explore the main issues surrounding competition and regulation in electricity markets. The industry is experiencing irresistible forces of change, driven by energy policy objectives; a reassessment of market regulation in the face of high-energy prices; and the response to consumer pressure to agree on what constitutes a fair price for energy. This volume identifies the key articles that underpin the debate across the industries supply chain (generation, supply and networks) from a regulatory perspective (including market power and incentive regulation). The collection then considers the overall impact of liberalisation and future developments. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 520.00   Web: $ 468.00
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  7. Accessibility, Equity and Efficiency

    Accessibility, Equity and Efficiency

    Edited by Karst T. Geurs, Roberto Patuelli, Tomaz Ponce Dentinho
    Accessibility models not only help to explain spatial and transport developments in developed and developing countries but also are powerful tools to explain the equity and efficiency impacts of urban and transport policies and projects. In this book, leading researchers from around the world show the importance of accessibility in contemporary issues such as rural depopulation, investments in public services and public transport and transport infrastructure investments in Europe. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  8. The Economics of Terrorism

    The Economics of Terrorism

    Edited by Walter Enders
    The evolving field of the economics of terrorism has been, and continues to be, the subject of much research. Professor Enders, in this authoritative collection, provides the reader with a selection of seminal articles and excerpts that chart the development of this topic over the past four decades. Along with an original introduction by the editor, the areas covered include terrorist motives, types and organizations, education and poverty, the costs of terrorism, and counter-terrorism and substitution effects. This indispensable research collection will be of immense value to both students and practitioners with an interest in this topical subject. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  9. 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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  10. The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2013

    The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2013

    Edited by Pengfei Ni, Peter Karl Kresl, Wei Liu
    The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2013 is an empirical study and evaluation of the sustainable competitiveness of 500 cities around the world from regional, national and other perspectives. This one-of-a-kind resource draws on a wealth of data sources, all of which are described and assessed, and involve urban economics, geography, urban studies, regional economics and many other fields. Using a sophisticated methodology and a team of 100 researchers from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the book not only ranks these cities but also presents a treasury of information with regard to the strengths and weaknesses of each city in relation to each other. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  11. The Economic Role of the State

    The Economic Role of the State

    Edited by Peter J. Boettke, Peter T. Leeson
    The Economic Role of the State presents a comprehensive collection of seminal works from David Hume through to Barry Weingast. Including an original introduction, the volume covers the main theories and justifications for and against state intervention as they have developed over two centuries. It also incorporates an institutional approach to the role of the state in enforcing ‘the rules of the game’ of the economy as well as examining specific issues including market failure, rent-seeking and regulation. Economists and political scientists alike will find this to be the ideal guide to the classic and modern arguments surrounding the state’s role in the economy. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 469.00   Web: $ 422.10
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  12. The Economics of Philanthropy and Fundraising

    The Economics of Philanthropy and Fundraising

    Edited by James Andreoni
    What are people buying when they give money away? Is pure altruism possible? Who benefits from grants to charities and subsidies to givers? Is religious giving different? Which fundraising approaches ‘work’, and is more charity always better? Questions like these make philanthropy and fundraising among the most dynamic research areas in economics today. Including an original introduction, this two-volume collection guides both students and scholars from the time when giving was seen as ‘irrational’, to the present when economics has fully embraced the complex and fascinating challenges of understanding why self-interested people can be so unselfish. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 720.00   Web: $ 648.00
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  13. The Elgar Companion to Social Economics, Second Edition

    The Elgar Companion to Social Economics, Second Edition

    Edited by John B. Davis, Wilfred Dolfsma
    Social economics is a dynamic and growing field that emphasizes the key roles social values play in the economy and economic life. This second edition of the Elgar Companion to Social Economics revises all chapters from the first edition, and adds important new chapters to reflect the expansion and development of social economics. The expert contributions explain a wide range of recent developments across different subject areas and topics in the field, mapping out possible directions of future social economic research. Social economics treats the economy and economics as embedded in a web of social and ethical relationships. It considers economics and ethics as essentially connected, and adds values such as justice, fairness, dignity, well-being, freedom, and equality to the standard emphasis on efficiency. This book will be a leading resource and guide to social economics for many years to come. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  14. Tax Reform in Developing Countries

    Tax Reform in Developing Countries

    Edited by James Alm, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
    In recent decades countries around the world have seen a wide diversity of tax reforms, both in major systematic changes and through more specific areas of tax, such as value-added and income tax. The results of these reforms, however, have been unequal and many issues remain unresolved. With advances in globalization, technology and regional integration, the issue of adapting tax systems in developing countries to new economic environments is becoming ever more pressing. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 720.00   Web: $ 648.00
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  15. Handbook of Multilevel Finance

    Handbook of Multilevel Finance

    Edited by Ehtisham Ahmad, Giorgio Brosio
    This Handbook explores and explains new developments in the “second generation” theory of public finance, in which benevolent rulers and governments have been replaced by personally motivated politicians and the associated institutions. Following a comprehensive introduction by the editors, the renowned contributors present fresh and original perspectives on the key multi-level issues, along with recent developments in theory and practice, as they relate to taxes, budget systems, the management of liabilities and macroeconomic stability. The book also explores special issues concerning the poor and marginalized, structural change and the environment, natural disasters, and the task of overcoming conflicts whilst keeping countries together. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  16. Benefit–Cost Analyses for Security Policies

    Benefit–Cost Analyses for Security Policies

    Edited by Carol Mansfield, V. K. Smith
    Benefit–Cost Analyses for Security Policies describes how to undertake the evaluation of security policies within the framework of benefit–cost analysis and offers a unique contribution to analysis of homeland security regulations in the United States. The authors outline how established procedures for benefit–cost analysis must adapt to meet challenges posed by current security policy, through examining specific security related regulations. The logic of risk assessment, selection of a discount rate, valuation of travellers’ time when delayed due to screening, valuation of changes in risks of injury or death, and impacts of terrorist events on the economy as a whole are among the issues discussed. An outline of the research and policy evaluation steps needed to build robust benefit–cost methods to evaluate security related regulations in the future is presented in the book. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  17. Accessibility and Spatial Interaction

    Accessibility and Spatial Interaction

    Edited by Ana Condeço-Melhorado, Aura Reggiani, Javier Gutiérrez
    The concept of accessibility is linked to the level of opportunities available for spatial interaction (flows of people, goods or information) between a set of locations, through a physical and/or digital transport infrastructure network. Accessibility has proved to be a crucial tool for understanding the framework of sustainability policy in light of best practice planning and decision-making processes. Methods such as cost–benefit analysis, multi-criteria analysis and risk analysis can benefit greatly from embedding accessibility results. This book presents a cohesive collection of recent studies, modeling and discussing spatial interaction by means of accessibility indicators Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  18. 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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  19. The Dictionary of Health Economics, Third Edition

    The Dictionary of Health Economics, Third Edition

    Anthony J. Culyer
    This third edition of Anthony Culyer’s authoritative The Dictionary of Health Economics brings the material right up to date as well as adding plentiful amounts of new information, with a number of revised definitions. There are now nearly 3,000 entries in this comprehensive work. This third edition includes 250 new references as sources for definitions and examples of practice and the bibliography comprises roughly 1,400 items. Anthony Culyer has refined and made the system of cross-references and internet links even more comprehensive than in previous editions. This Dictionary is as complete a statement as exists anywhere of what it is that every health economist ought to know. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 295.00   Web: $ 265.50
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  20. Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

    Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

    Edited by Bent Flyvbjerg
    Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings contains the seminal articles from the growing body of research on megaproject planning and management along with an original introduction by the editor. Bent Flyvbjerg, the leading and most cited authority in the field, has used crowdsourcing and 25 years of experience to cherry-pick from several hundred articles and books the writings that define this new and exciting area of policy, business and academic inquiry. This volume will be an indispensable resource for those wishing to speak with authority about how megaprojects are prepared, delivered and fought over. The target audience is students, academics, practitioners, and media pundits alike, as well as communities affected by megaprojects. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 750.00   Web: $ 675.00
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