TOTAL: 310
  1. Private Utilities and Poverty Alleviation

    Private Utilities and Poverty Alleviation

    Edited by Patricia Márquez, Carlos Rufín
    Drawing on cases from electricity distribution and other infrastructure industries, and from experiences spanning Asia, Africa and Latin America, this book examines new business models to bring basic utility services to the four billion people comprising the base of the socio-economic pyramid. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
    Availability: In Stock
  2. Reinventing the Postal Sector in an Electronic Age

    Reinventing the Postal Sector in an Electronic Age

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    This compilation of original essays by an international cast of economists, regulators and industry practitioners analyzes some of the major issues now facing postal and delivery services throughout the world as competition from information and communication technologies has increased. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 204.00   Web: $ 183.60
    Availability: In Stock
  3. Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times

    Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times

    Edited by David W. Breneman, Paul J. Yakoboski
    As the US economy emerges from the severest recession in a generation, large questions regarding its long-term ramifications for higher education remain unanswered. In fact, the harshest effects of the economic downturn are likely ahead as campus leadership focuses on enrollment, affordability and fundraising. This volume of essays examines the challenges and opportunities for advancing higher education’s core missions of education, research and service in a resource-constrained environment. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
    Availability: In Stock
  4. International Handbook on Public–Private Partnerships

    International Handbook on Public–Private Partnerships

    Edited by Graeme A. Hodge, Carsten Greve, Anthony E. Boardman
    In this timely Handbook, leading scholars from around the world explore the challenges presented by infrastructure PPPs, and contemplate what lies ahead as governments balance the need to provide innovative new infrastructure against the requirement for good public governance. This Handbook builds on a range of exciting theoretical lenses that span several disciplinary boundaries. It presents innovative insights and informed perspectives from an international base of empirical evidence. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
    Availability: In Stock
    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
    Availability: In Stock
  5. 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
    Availability: In Stock
    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
    Availability: In Stock
  6. The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound

    The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound

    Edited by Emily Chamlee-Wright, Virgil Henry Storr
    In 2005 Hurricane Katrina posed an unprecedented set of challenges to formal and informal systems of disaster response and recovery. Informed by the Virginia School of Political Economy, the contributors to this study critically examine the public policy environment that led to both successes and failures in the post-Katrina disaster response and long-term recovery. Building from this perspective, this book lends critical insight into the nature of the social coordination problems disasters present, the potential for public policy to play a positive role, and the inherent limitations policymakers face in overcoming the myriad challenges that are a product of catastrophic disaster. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
    Availability: In Stock
  7. Handbook on the Economics of Crime

    Handbook on the Economics of Crime

    Edited by Bruce L. Benson, Paul R. Zimmerman
    While few economists analyzed criminal behaviour and the criminal justice process before Gary Becker’s seminal 1968 paper, an enormous body of economic research on crime has since been produced. This insightful and comprehensive Handbook reviews and extends much of this important resulting research. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
    Availability: In Stock
    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
    Availability: In Stock
  8. Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector

    Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector

    Robert L. Clark, Melinda Sandler Morrill
    While retiree health plans are a dying benefit in the private sector, all US states and many local governments extend health insurance coverage to their retired employees. This book is the first to thoroughly examine public sector health insurance plans. Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector provides a detailed description of the current plans offered and compares how they vary across states. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
    Availability: In Stock
  9. 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
    Availability: In Stock
  10. Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Edited by Gregory Ashworth, Mihalis Kavaratzis
    Many facets of place branding, such as identities, image, promotion or sense of place, have been around for a long time. However, the need to analyse their nature in the context of branding and to examine their relationships in detail has grown rapidly in the last decade or so, as places all over the world have put branding activities higher than ever in their agenda. This important new book examines and clarifies key aspects of the recently popularised concept of place branding, expounding many controversies, confusions and discords in the field. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
    Availability: In Stock
  11. The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2010

    The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2010

    Pengfei Ni, Peter Karl Kresl
    The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2010 is an empirical study of the competitiveness of 500 cities around the world. This one-of-a-kind annual resource draws on a wealth of data sources, all of which are described and assessed. 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 wealth of information with regard to the strengths and weaknesses of each city in relation to each other. The book includes a full discussion of the factors that create urban competitiveness, what sorts or categories of cities are most competitive, and comments on the policies and initiatives that are adopted by the most competitive cities. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
    Availability: In Stock
  12. Tax Reform in Open Economies

    Tax Reform in Open Economies

    Edited by Iris Claus, Norman Gemmell, Michelle Harding, David White
    The eminent contributors (including Altshuler, Creedy, Freebairn, Gravelle, Heady, Kalb, Sørensen and Zodrow) investigate the beneficial directions for medium-term tax reform in the light of global developments and lessons from the latest taxation research. In addressing this issue, they review recent advances in both the theoretical and empirical tax literature and reform evidence from individual countries. Topics covered include the impact of taxes on economic performance; international and corporate taxation; personal tax and welfare systems; environmental taxation; and country-specific tax reform experiences. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
    Availability: In Stock
  13. Higher Education in a Global Society

    Higher Education in a Global Society

    Edited by D. Bruce Johnstone, Madeleine B. d’Ambrosio, Paul J. Yakoboski
    Higher education functions in a global environment of consumers, employees, competitors, and partners. It has been a force for globalization and a model for adaptation, but nonetheless faces challenges. This volume of essays examines emerging issues and opportunities for advancing education across borders. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
    Availability: In Stock
  14. Migration and the Globalisation of Health Care

    Migration and the Globalisation of Health Care

    John Connell
    The international migration of health workers has been described by Nelson Mandela as the ‘poaching’ of desperately needed skills from under-privileged regions. This book examines the controversial recent history of skilled migration, and explores the economic and cultural rationale behind this rise of a complex global market in qualified migrants and its multifaceted outcomes. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
    Availability: In Stock
  15. The Reality of Budgetary Reform in OECD Nations

    The Reality of Budgetary Reform in OECD Nations

    Edited by John Wanna, Lotte Jensen, Jouke de Vries
    The Reality of Budgetary Reform in OECD Nations investigates the impacts and consequences of budgetary reform through a comparative assessment of advanced Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) democracies that have undertaken budget reforms over the past two to three decades. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
    Availability: In Stock
  16. The Political Economy of Taxation

    The Political Economy of Taxation

    Paola Profeta, Simona Scabrosetti
    This unique book in a relatively under-researched subject area will prove essential reading for academics, researchers and practitioners focusing on political economy, public finance and the economics of taxation. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
    Availability: In Stock
  17. State and Local Fiscal Policy

    State and Local Fiscal Policy

    Edited by Sally Wallace
    In this broad and illuminating work, experts on public finance discuss innovations in state and local tax policy that have been implemented or considered over the course of the last three decades. The authors provide original work that analyzes whether state and local governments have ‘gone outside the box’ to deal with the strains of current public finances or have gotten along by adhering to the status quo. This book provides researchers, students and policy makers with evaluations and analyses by well-known scholars in the area of state and local public finance of actual practices and analysis of potential policy changes for the future. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
    Availability: In Stock
  18. Heightening Competition in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Heightening Competition in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    This compilation of original essays by an international cast of top scholars addresses some of the major issues now facing postal and delivery services throughout the world. The European Commission and member states wrestle with the problem of how to implement the scheduled liberalization of these sectors and maintain the universal service obligation while the United States Postal Service is coming to terms with the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. In addition, the book addresses the impact of electronic competition as well as other problems facing the field. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
    Availability: In Stock
  19. Public Management Reform and Modernization

    Public Management Reform and Modernization

    Edoardo Ongaro
    Since the 1980s, a wave of reforms of public management has swept the world. The investigation into the effects of such major transformations has, however, been unbalanced: important countries have received only limited attention. This timely book fills the gap by investigating the dynamics of contemporary public management reform in five European countries that gave shape to the Napoleonic administrative tradition – France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
    Availability: In Stock
  20. Personal Provision of Retirement Income

    Personal Provision of Retirement Income

    Edited by Jim Stewart, Gerard Hughes
    In response to demographic change many countries in the European Union have reformed their pension systems. During the last two decades personal pensions have been introduced in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, and the UK. This book is a critical examination of the objectives of personal pensions in these countries and the use of tax incentives to encourage individuals to save for their retirement. It also includes discussion on personal pensions in the United States. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
    Availability: In Stock