Public Sector Economics

  1. Add to Wish List 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 sur...
    Hardback (March 2014)

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  2. Add to Wish List 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 ...
    Hardback (2013)

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  3. Add to Wish List 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 s...
    Hardback (2013)

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  4. Add to Wish List 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...
    Hardback (2013)

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  5. Add to Wish List Local Government Finance

    Local Government Finance

    UNIDO
    This book, compiled from the 2nd Global Report of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) on Decentralization and Local Democracy, analyzes the architecture of fiscal decentralization in one hundred and ten countries as well as in maj...
    Paperback (June 2013)

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    Hardback (December 2011)

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  6. Add to Wish List 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 an...
    Hardback (May 2013)

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  7. Add to Wish List 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 am...
    Hardback (May 2013)

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  8. Add to Wish List Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Patrick Dunleavy, Leandro Carrera
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Productivity is essentially the ratio of an organization’s outputs divided by its inputs. Fo...
    Paperback (March 2013)

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    Hardback (March 2013)

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  9. Add to Wish List 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 comp...
    Hardback (March 2013)

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  10. Add to Wish List 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.
    Hardback (December 2012)

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  11. Add to Wish List 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....
    Hardback (2012)

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  12. Add to Wish List 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 c...
    Hardback (November 2012)

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