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  1. 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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  2. Urban Competitiveness and Innovation

    Urban Competitiveness and Innovation

    Edited by Pengfei Ni, Zheng Qiongjie
    Against the backdrop of today’s climate of economic globalization and the rapid development of information, this timely book explores the complex concept of competitiveness between cities. The expert contributors illustrate that innovation is a prerequisite for increasing urban competitiveness, and highlight the various ways that urban innovation-based competitiveness can be approached. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  3. The Economics of Austerity

    The Economics of Austerity

    Edited by Suzanne J. Konzelmann
    Through her judicious selection of previously published material, Dr Konzelmann investigates the key social, political and financial developments that have shaped the evolution of austerity economics. These include the early classical debates, the politicization of austerity, the Keynesian challenge to existing thought and the revival of pre-Keynesian ‘Neo-Liberal’ ideas during the 1970 Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 462.00   Web: $ 415.80
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  4. The Role of the Postal and Delivery Sector in a Digital Age

    The Role of the Postal and Delivery Sector in a Digital Age

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Timothy J. J. Brennan
    This volume, the result of the 21st Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics (Ireland, 2013), describes the continuing problem of the decline of the postal sector in the face of electronic competition and offers strategies for the survival of mail services in a digital age. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  5. International Handbook on Mega-Projects

    International Handbook on Mega-Projects

    Edited by Hugo Priemus, Bert van Wee
    This comprehensive and accessible Handbook presents state-of-the-art research on the decision-making processes in the deliverance of mega-projects – large infrastructure projects for the transportation of people and/or goods. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  6. The Economics of Wealth Distribution

    The Economics of Wealth Distribution

    Edited by James B. Davies
    This comprehensive two-volume collection includes seminal and classic articles that are key in the development of economic analysis of the distribution of wealth. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 686.00   Web: $ 617.40
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  7. Smart Transport Networks

    Smart Transport Networks

    Edited by Thomas Vanoutrive, Ann Verhetsel
    Transport is debated by many, and liberalization processes, transport policy, transport and climate change and increased competition between transport modes are the subject of heated discussion. Smart Transport Networks illustrates that whether concerning road, water, rail or air, knowledge on the structure of transport markets is crucial in order to tackle transport issues. The book therefore explores key factors concerning the structure of transport markets, their environmental impact, and questions why decision makers often fail to tackle transport-related problems. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. International Handbook of Energy Security

    International Handbook of Energy Security

    Edited by Hugh Dyer, Maria Julia Trombetta
    This Handbook brings together energy security experts to explore the implications of framing the energy debate in security terms, both in respect of the governance of energy systems and the practices associated with energy security. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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  9. Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage

    Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Ilde Rizzo, Anna Mignosa
    Cultural heritage is a complex and elusive concept, constantly evolving through time, and combining cultural, aesthetic, symbolic, spiritual, historical and economic values. The Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage outlines the contribution of economics to the design and analysis of cultural heritage policies and to addressing issues related to the conservation, management and enhancement of heritage. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 308.00   Web: $ 277.20
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  10. Handbook on the Economics of Reciprocity and Social Enterprise

    Handbook on the Economics of Reciprocity and Social Enterprise

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Stefano Zamagni
    The recent era of economic turbulence has generated a growing enthusiasm for an increase in new and original economic insights based around the concepts of reciprocity and social enterprise. This stimulating and thought-provoking Handbook not only encourages and supports this growth, but also emphasises and expands upon new topics and issues within the economics discourse. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  11. Work Sharing during the Great Recession

    Work Sharing during the Great Recession

    Edited by Jon C. Messenger, Naj Ghosheh
    ‘Work sharing’ is a labour market instrument devised to distribute a reduced volume of work to the same (or similar) number of workers over a diminished period of working time in order to avoid redundancies. This fascinating and timely study presents the concept and history of work sharing and explores the complexities and trade-offs involved in its use as both a strategy for preserving jobs and a policy for increasing employment. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. The Challenge of Local Government Size

    The Challenge of Local Government Size

    Edited by Santiago Lago-Peñas, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
    Expert contributors in economics and political science offer a comprehensive breakdown of the issue of local jurisdiction fragmentation and provide recommendations for successful policy reform. Topics discussed include economies of scale, the costs and benefits of voluntary and forced amalgamation programs, the correlation between government size and corruption, privatization, and inter-municipal cooperation. A combination of theory and empirical evidence provides depth and makes this book an invaluable addition to the literature. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  13. Principles and Standards for Benefit–Cost Analysis

    Principles and Standards for Benefit–Cost Analysis

    Edited by Scott O. Farrow, Richard Zerbe, Jr.
    Benefit–cost analysis informs which policies or programs most benefit society when implemented by governments and institutions around the world. This volume brings together leading researchers and practitioners to recommend strategies and standards to improve the consistency and credibility of such analyses, assisting analysts of all types in achieving a greater uniformity of practice. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  14. Public Sector Shock

    Public Sector Shock

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    The goal of this volume is to study this ‘public sector shock’. While budgetary reforms seek to ensure a more balanced and sound economic policy, they may generate new work inequalities among public sector employees, most particularly among women, who account for a considerable proportion of public sector employment. Cuts in education and training may also have an impact on the quality of human capital in both the public and private sectors, despite the fact that the recent crisis has shown the value of education as employees with better skills and training are more likely to maintain their jobs and incomes. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 231.00   Web: $ 207.90
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  15. Strategic Public Private Partnerships

    Strategic Public Private Partnerships

    David J. Maurrasse
    This timely book addresses contemporary and future dynamics of collaboration, combining public, private, and nongovernmental resources at a time when global concerns – ranging from economic insecurity to environmental threats to chronic diseases – cannot be solved by single sectors. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  16. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies

    Edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Jaime Sobrino
    In this timely Handbook, seventeen renowned contributors from Asia, the Americas and Europe provide chapters that deal with some of the most intriguing and important aspects of research methodologies on cities and urban economies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  17. Handbook on the Theory and Practice of Program Evaluation

    Handbook on the Theory and Practice of Program Evaluation

    Edited by Albert N. Link, Nicholas S. Vonortas
    As this volume demonstrates, a wide variety of methodologies exist to evaluate particularly the objectives and outcomes of research and development programs. These include surveys, statistical and econometric estimations, patent analyses, bibliometrics, scientometrics, network analyses, case studies, and historical tracings. Contributors divide these and other methods and applications into four categories – economic, non-economic, hybrid and data-driven – in order to discuss the many factors that affect the utility of each technique and how that impacts the technological, economic and societal forecasts of the programs in question. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 221.00   Web: $ 198.90
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  18. Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition

    Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    In our increasingly technology-focused world, demand for traditional postal services is steadily shrinking. This timely volume examines the many challenges that the worldwide postal sector is facing as a result of growing electronic competition, and offers expert recommendations for reshaping postal structures to strengthen their competitiveness in an electronic age. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 191.00   Web: $ 171.90
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  19. 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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  20. The Economics of Organisation and Bureaucracy

    The Economics of Organisation and Bureaucracy

    Edited by Peter M. Jackson
    This authoritative and in-depth collection presents seminal papers from leading academics in the field of organisation and bureaucracy. It encompasses sections on organisational boundaries, neo-Schumpeterian theories, hierarchy and international organisation, organisational culture and behaviour, power politics and authority, as well as organisational institutions and practices. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 1,252.00   Web: $ 1,126.80
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