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Public finance books

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Property Tax in BRICS Megacities Local Government Financing and Financial Sustainability by Marco Salm Property Tax in BRICS Megacities Local Government Financing and Financial Sustainability

The overall objective of the book is to holistically assess the property tax systems in BRICS megacities. As megacities play a vital role within their respective countries - economically, administratively, and from a human development perspective - they experience the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

The Greek Debt Crisis In Quest of Growth in Times of Austerity by Christos Floros The Greek Debt Crisis In Quest of Growth in Times of Austerity

This book sheds new light on the Greek economic challenges and helps readers understand the current debt crisis. Chapters from leading experts in the field identify and outline potential solutions to the on-going decline of the Greek economy by considering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

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: 21/09/2017

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: 15/09/2017

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: 15/09/2017

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: 30/08/2017

Behavioral Insights for Development Cases from Central America by Oscar Calvo-Gonzales 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: 30/08/2017

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: 21/08/2017

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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: 30/09/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Public Finance by Public Finance


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Managing the Challenges by Rajesh Chakrabarti Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Managing the Challenges

The book provides readers with a clear understanding of infrastructure challenges, how Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) can help, and their use in practice. Infrastructure bottlenecks are generally considered the most important constraint to growth in many countries worldwide. Historically, infrastructure projects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Self-Governance in Science Community-Based Strategies for Managing Dangerous Knowledge by Stephen M. (University of California, Berkeley) Maurer Self-Governance in Science Community-Based Strategies for Managing Dangerous Knowledge
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A comprehensive introduction to the history, theory, and policy implications of self-governance in commercial and academic science communities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Self-Governance in Science Community-Based Strategies for Managing Dangerous Knowledge by Stephen M. (University of California, Berkeley) Maurer Self-Governance in Science Community-Based Strategies for Managing Dangerous Knowledge
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A comprehensive introduction to the history, theory, and policy implications of self-governance in commercial and academic science communities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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. Throwing light on different angles of this subject, it presents well-researched papers, which are divided into...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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

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

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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

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

This book analyses the methods used to assess financial sustainability as defined by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). Recently, there have been calls to consider sustainability as a fundamental guiding principle in public management. The financial and economic crisis...
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


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. It examines the political economy and the technicalities of Georgia's groundbreaking reforms in 2004-2012 and how they were part of the...
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. The contributors approach the topic from the perspectives of three different countries-Canada, Switzerland, and Australia-to overcome objections that a universal program to keep all citizens...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Non-Performing Loans and Resolving Private Sector Insolvency Experiences from the EU Periphery and the Case of Greece by Christos Gortsos Non-Performing Loans and Resolving Private Sector Insolvency Experiences from the EU Periphery and the Case of Greece

This book explores the issue of private sector over-indebtedness following the recent financial crisis. It addresses the various challenges for policymakers, investors and economic agents affected by applied remedial policies as the private non-financial sector in Europe continues to face...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Playing with Fire Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South by Yilmaz (Chief Economist, South Centre) Akyuz Playing with Fire Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South
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Many emerging and developing economies (EDEs) have liberalized their capital accounts, allowing greater freedom for international lenders and investors to enter their markets. This volume provides an empirical account of deeper integration of EDEs into the global financial system and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, 1952-2016 Central Bank of Oil by Ahmed Banafe, Rory Macleod The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, 1952-2016 Central Bank of Oil
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This book sheds new light on the critical importance of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), a remarkably successful central bank that is a model for developing oil exporters worldwide. As a swing producer , Saudi Arabia has traditionally stepped...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

Statistical Tools for Program Evaluation Methods and Applications to Economic Policy, Public Health, and Education by Jean-Michel Josselin, Benoit Le Maux Statistical Tools for Program Evaluation Methods and Applications to Economic Policy, Public Health, and Education
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A self-contained presentation of the statistical tools for evaluating public programs, as advocated by many governments, the World Bank, the European Union and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the book takes a step-by-step approach and many numerical illustrations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Human Agency and Behavioral Economics Nudging Fast and Slow by Cass R. Sunstein Human Agency and Behavioral Economics Nudging Fast and Slow

This Palgrave Pivot offers comprehensive evidence about what people actually think of nudge policies designed to steer decision makers' choices in positive directions. The data reveal that people in diverse nations generally favor nudges by strong majorities, with a preference...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2017

American Insecurity Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction by Adam Seth Levine American Insecurity Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Americans today face no shortage of threats to their financial well-being, such as job and retirement insecurity, health care costs, and spiraling college tuition. While one might expect that these concerns would motivate people to become more politically engaged on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2017

Money's Fiscal Dictionary by L. G. Chiozza Money Money's Fiscal Dictionary

Money's Fiscal Dictionary details information about fiscal terms in encyclopaedic format in relation to British industry in 1910 when originally published. This text originally began as a column in The Morning Leader but was expanded upon to present this information...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2017

Empirical Studies on Economics of Innovation, Public Economics and Management Proceedings of the 18th Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference by Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin Empirical Studies on Economics of Innovation, Public Economics and Management Proceedings of the 18th Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference

This volume presents selected papers from the 18th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference, with major emphasis placed on highlighting the latest research developments in the economics of innovation, public economics, and management.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

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