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Public Sector Economics

  1. Add to Wish List Tax and Transfer Tensions

    Tax and Transfer Tensions

    John Creedy
    This comprehensive and lucid book is concerned with the analysis of tax design and the problems involved in choosing a tax and transfer structure. John Creedy discusses central problems which are illustrated using relatively simple model...
    Hardback (2011)

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  2. Add to Wish List Performance Auditing

    Performance Auditing

    Edited by Jeremy Lonsdale, Peter Wilkins, Tom Ling
    ‘This book is a much welcome tonic for public administration. It is one of the few books that explicitly focus on how audit institutions carry out their performance auditing responsibilities. While auditors will likely read this, the aut...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $159.00

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  3. Add to Wish List State and Local Retirement Plans in the United States

    State and Local Retirement Plans in the United States

    Robert L. Clark, Lee A. Craig, John Sabelhaus
    State and Local Retirement Plans in the United States explains how economic and political events have shaped the development of pension plans in the last century, and it argues that changes in the structure and generosity of these plans ...
    Hardback (2011)

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  4. Add to Wish List 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 ...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $145.00

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  5. Add to Wish List 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 informat...
    Hardback (2011)

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  6. Add to Wish List Leadership and Institutions in Regional Endogenous Development

    Leadership and Institutions in Regional Endogenous Development

    Robert Stimson, Roger R. Stough, Maria Salazar
    The authors of this comprehensive book provide a detailed rationale and original theory for the study of leadership and institutional factors, including entrepreneurship, in the growth and development of cities and regions. They demonstr...
    Paperback (2011)

    List price $40.95

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    Hardback (2009)

    List price $127.00

    Member price $114.30

  7. Add to Wish List Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times

    Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times

    Edited by David W. Breneman, Paul J. Yakoboski
    ‘In an era of sound bites, Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times provides an outstanding analysis of the context in which today’s colleges and universities operate. The essays are thought provoking, insightful and valu...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $129.00

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  8. Add to Wish List 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 ...
    Hardback (2010)

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  9. Add to Wish List 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...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $120.00

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  10. Add to Wish List 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 ...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $136.00

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  11. Add to Wish List Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Edited by Gregory Ashworth, Mihalis Kavaratzis
    ‘The study and practise of place branding has reached a point where so much has been undertaken from a range of disciplines, each with its own terminology, methodology, and theoretical foundations, that the resulting mass requires distil...
    Hardback (2010)

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  12. Add to Wish List 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. Us...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $212.00

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