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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning

    Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning

    Edited by Karst T. Geurs, Kevin J. Krizek, Aura Reggiani
    Accessibility is a concept central to integrated transport and land use planning. The goal of improving accessibility for all modes, for all people, has made its way into mainstream transport policy and planning in communities worldwide. This unique and fascinating book introduces new accessibility approaches to transport planning across Europe and the United States. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  18. Recent Developments in the Economics of Transport

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Transport

    Edited by Roger Vickerman
    This comprehensive two-volume collection provides a selection of key writings on the economics of transport published since 1990. Topics covered include transport, economic activity and the spatial economy; demand and activity-based approaches; costs, scale and scope; external costs, efficiency and the wider impacts of transport; and competition and regulation. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 716.00   Web: $ 644.40
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  19. Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities

    Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities

    Fumitoshi Mizutani
    Covering issues such as deregulation, privatization, organizational reforms, and competition policy, Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities provides a comprehensive summary of regulatory reforms in Japanese public utility industries. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  20. European Cities and Global Competitiveness

    European Cities and Global Competitiveness

    Edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Daniele Ietri
    The volume begins with an Introduction, followed by a set of three papers in Part Two examining European urban competitiveness from the standpoints of measurement and policy. This section also provides a case study of the cities of one country – Italy – from which the reader can gain an understanding of the current position of European cities as well as what might be possible going forward. Experience has shown that perhaps the most crucial element in competitiveness enhancement is good and effective governance. To that end, Part Three examines structural aspects of urban government, including polycentric regions, wide metropolitan cooperation, the role of social actors and territorial aggregation. Part Four treats issues of innovation from two perspectives and provides a case study from Eindhoven, while also covering social issues such as demographics, participation, social exclusion and mobility. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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