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Public finance books

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Public Finance A Normative Theory by Richard W. (Boston College, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) Tresch Public Finance A Normative Theory
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Public Finance remains the premier textbook on the normative theory of government policy, with the third edition propelling into the twenty-first century its examination of what government ought to be doing instead of what it is doing. The welfare aspects...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Public Debt Dynamics of Europe and the U.S. by Dimitris N. Chorafas Public Debt Dynamics of Europe and the U.S.

Public Debt Dynamics of Europe and the U.S., provides the evidence and implications of current policies by sovereigns and central banks, in dealing with the debt abyss. It brings in perspective the diversity of opinion reigning in modern economics and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Challenges and Issues in Indian Fiscal Federalism by Naseer Ahmad Khan Challenges and Issues in Indian Fiscal Federalism

This book discusses various dimensions of Indian fiscal federalism, focusing on the current fiscal imbalances - both vertical and horizontal - and their correction.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Research on China's Public Finance Construction Index System by Peiyong Gao, Bin Zhang, Ning Wang Research on China's Public Finance Construction Index System
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This book employs a qualitative analysis of China's publicly financed construction sector, taking the system design as its point of departure and applying comprehensive evaluation techniques to create an index system for this type of construction - which in turn...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Managing the Challenges by Kumar V. Pratap, Rajesh Chakrabarti Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Managing the Challenges
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The book provides readers with a clear understanding of infrastructure challenges, how Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) can help, and their use in practice.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Infrastructure Finance by D'Maris Coffman Infrastructure Finance

This new four volume collection gathers together the key literature from the field of Infrastructure Finance from the past 20 years. Organized thematically, and drawing on a range of disciplines, the collection will discuss economic principles and policy, explore project...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Public Borrowing by D'Maris Coffman Public Borrowing

The recent Eurozone Debt Crisis, coming on the heels of the financial crisis and Great Recession, has provoked a renewed interest in the determinants of public borrowing. By nature an interdisciplinary subject, public borrowing draws from fields as diverse as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Behavioral Economics for Cost-Benefit Analysis Benefit Validity When Sovereign Consumers Seem to Make Mistakes by David L. (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Weimer Behavioral Economics for Cost-Benefit Analysis Benefit Validity When Sovereign Consumers Seem to Make Mistakes
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How should policy analysts assess 'benefit validity' when behavioral anomalies appear relevant? David L. Weimer provides thoughtful answers through practical guidelines.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

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Designing a Sustainable Financial System Development Goals and Socio-Ecological Responsibility by Thomas Walker Designing a Sustainable Financial System Development Goals and Socio-Ecological Responsibility

This edited collection brings together leading theoretical and applied research with the intent to design a sustainable global financial future.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Predicting Stock Returns Implications for Asset Pricing by David G McMillan Predicting Stock Returns Implications for Asset Pricing

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of asset price movement. It examines different aspects of stock return predictability, the interaction between stock return and dividend growth predictability, the relationship between stocks and bonds, and the resulting implications for asset price...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/12/2017

Study on Adjustment of Personal Income Gap for Promoting Social Equity by Wei Shen, Yangyang Shen Study on Adjustment of Personal Income Gap for Promoting Social Equity
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This book examines the present status of personal income gap from its root. It gives a clear classification of different personal income groups and how to adjust each group income, under the basis of society equity theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Multi-Market Antitrust Economics by Scott Gilbert Multi-Market Antitrust Economics

Antitrust economics is a field that draws extensively on the economic theory of industrial organization, and the field's frontier is at the cutting edge of economic research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/12/2017

The Fiscal Health of U.S. Cities by Craig S. (University of Nebraska at Omaha) Maher, Steven C. (University of Wisconsin, USA) Deller The Fiscal Health of U.S. Cities
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An in-depth assessment of the fiscal health of cities throughout the U.S., this text examines the tools currently available to cities for designing a revenue structure, measuring fiscal condition, and measuring fiscal health. It explains how artificial policies such as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Fiscal Therapy Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations by William G. (Arjay and Frances Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy, Director, Retirement Security Project, and Co-Dire Gale Fiscal Therapy Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations
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Fiscal Therapy takes a critical look at how and why the U.S. has run up its debt so high in the last four decades, what other countries have done to dig themselves out of this level of red ink, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Behavioral Economics for Cost-Benefit Analysis Benefit Validity When Sovereign Consumers Seem to Make Mistakes by David L. (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Weimer Behavioral Economics for Cost-Benefit Analysis Benefit Validity When Sovereign Consumers Seem to Make Mistakes
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How should policy analysts assess 'benefit validity' when behavioral anomalies appear relevant? David L. Weimer provides thoughtful answers through practical guidelines.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Debt Reckoning Professionalism and Accountability in Public Finance Decision-Making by Jonathan B. Justice Debt Reckoning Professionalism and Accountability in Public Finance Decision-Making

This book examines the interplay of professional norms and political accountability in the process of making decisions about whether, how, and how much debt governments should incur. Particular focus is given to the divide between official stipulated norms and implicit...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (Spanish Edition) by Sage De Clerck, Tobias Wickens Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (Spanish Edition)
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The 2007-09 international financial crisis underscored the importance of reliable and timely statistics on the general government and public sectors. Government finance statistics are a basis for fiscal analysis and they play a vital role in developing and monitoring sound...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers Evidence From Eight Developing Countries by Gabriela Inchauste The Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers Evidence From Eight Developing Countries

Presents country studies that apply comprehensive and comparable fiscal incidence analysis using the Commitment to Equity approach to examine how taxation and public expenditures affect income inequality and poverty.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Public Sector Revenue Principles, Policies and Management by Alberto (SOAS, University of London, UK) Asquer Public Sector Revenue Principles, Policies and Management
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In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Behavioral Insights for Development Cases from Central America by World Bank Behavioral Insights for Development Cases from Central America

Brings together a set of experiences from Central American countries in which behavioural insights are applied to different areas of public policy ranging from tax collection to susbsidy reforms, using mixed methods such as RCTs, surveys, focus groups and behavioural...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Public Sector Revenue Principles, Policies and Management by Alberto (SOAS, University of London, UK) Asquer Public Sector Revenue Principles, Policies and Management
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In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Financial Sustainability in Public Administration Exploring the Concept of Financial Health by Manuel Pedro Rodriguez-Bolivar Financial Sustainability in Public Administration Exploring the Concept of Financial Health

Although the concept of sustainability has been traditionally associated with three dimensions (environmental, social and economic), this book is focuses on the metrics used to evaluate financial sustainability and explores the concept of financial health.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Freedom, Opportunity, and Security Economic Policy and the Political System by Douglas Downing Freedom, Opportunity, and Security Economic Policy and the Political System

A free economy provides the best hope for a just and prosperous society, but wise government policy is needed to ensure that society provides opportunity and economic security for all. This book ties together analysis of economic policy with analysis...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Transformation of Georgia from 2004 to 2012 State building, Reforms, Growth and Investments by Dimitri Gvindadze The Transformation of Georgia from 2004 to 2012 State building, Reforms, Growth and Investments

This book discusses the period before and after the Soviet collapse and the impact on Georgia's economy and society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Finance, Society and Sustainability How to Make the Financial System Work for the Economy, People and Planet by Nick Silver Finance, Society and Sustainability How to Make the Financial System Work for the Economy, People and Planet

This book is a critical analysis of the impact of the financial system on the economy, society and the natural environment.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Financing Basic Income Addressing the Cost Objection by Richard Pereira Financing Basic Income Addressing the Cost Objection

This Palgrave Pivot argues that basic income at a decent level is, in fact, affordable. They assess the complex array of revenue sources that can make universal basic income feasible, from the underestimated value of public program redundancies to new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

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