Public Finance Products

  • Government Contracting

    Promises and Perils, 2nd Edition

    By William Sims Curry

    The second edition of Government Contracting: Promises and Perils picks up where the first edition’s mission left off: exposing fraud, incompetence, waste, and abuse (FIWA) and analyzing corruption, mismanagement, and ineptitude that defile government contracting. The first edition thoroughly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11 
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Public Policy beyond the Financial Crisis

    An International Comparative Study

    By Philip Haynes

    The economic crisis of 2008-2009 and beyond has provided the greatest challenge to public policy in the developed world since the Second World War, as the use of public monies to support banks and declining tax revenues have resulted in rising government borrowing and national debt. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1

    The Project Sponsor's Perspective

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 

  • Theoretical Foundations of Macroeconomic Policy

    Growth, productivity and public finance

    Edited by Giovanni Di Bartolomeo, Enrico Saltari

    The recent economic events driven by the great financial crisis of 2007-08 has challenged some "dogma", highlighting various limits and drawbacks of current paradigms. The crisis showed the limitations of monetary policy and led to a revaluation of what levels of public debt can be considered safe.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Applied Budgeting Techniques for the Public Sector

    By Aman Khan

    This book provides a detailed discussion of some commonly used methods and techniques in budgeting, including simple economic base models, basic time-series models, causal forecasting models, capital-rationing models, and budget allocation models. While many books cover forecasting, optimization…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Public Budgeting

    By Aman Khan

    Filling an important gap that currently exists in the literature on public budgeting, Fundamentals of Public Budgeting provides the basic foundations of capital budgeting in government. It presents various tools and techniques that are necessary to apply these foundations to practice…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14 
    CRC Press
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Business Improvement District Movement

    Contributions to Public Administration & Management

    By Seth A. Grossman

    This comprehensive book covers the theory and practice of Business Improvement Districts or BIDs – partnerships between local communities and governments established to revitalize neighborhoods and catalyze economic development in a region. In this book, author Seth Grossman demonstrates the ways…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04 

  • Climate Change and the Private Sector

    Scaling Up Private Sector Response to Climate Change

    By Craig A. Hart

    Climate Change and the Private Sector explores the challenges of transforming our energy infrastructure to become carbon neutral and adapting to climate change in the twenty-first century. It examines the critical role that the private sector must play in these challenges. To transform the global…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Contracting for Services in State and Local Government Agencies

    2nd Edition

    By William Sims Curry

    This second edition of Contracting for Services in State and Local Government Agencies provides state-of-the-art tools for best practice in the procurement of services at state and local levels, from initial stages through to completion. Including lively case studies and research conducted with…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Susan Strange and the Future of Global Political Economy

    Power, Control and Transformation

    Edited by Randall Germain

    This edited volume addresses the 2007/2009 financial crisis as the occasion to engage critically with the corpus of Susan Strange’s work, in order to consider what changes (if any) this crisis portends for the structural organization of the global political economy. The contributors use Strange’s…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Improving Urban Access

    New Approaches to Funding Transport Investment

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Måns Lönnroth, Christian Wolmar

    By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. To thrive, they will need efficient and sustainable forms of transport, but to achieve this, the financial incentives guiding urban transport operation must change – and change rapidly. Urban transport plays a critical role in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08

  • Public Budgeting in African Nations

    Fiscal Analysis in Development Management

    Edited by Peter Fuseini Haruna, Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad

    Public Budgeting in African Nations aims to provide usable budgeting and fiscal policy management information to development practitioners interested in improving the performance of governments in the context of good governance. It shares regional and cross-cultural experiences with international…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04

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