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  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis

    Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations

    By T. R. Lakshmanan, William P. Anderson, Yena Song

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Global Financial Crisis

    From US subprime mortgages to European sovereign debt

    By George K. Zestos

    Although banking and sovereign debt crises are not unusual, the crisis that has unfolded across the world since 2007 has been unique in both its scale and scope. It has also been unusual in being both triggered by, and mainly affecting, developed economies. Starting with the US subprime mortgage…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge

  • The Private Sector's Role in Disasters

    Leveraging the Private Sector in Emergency Management

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer, Ph.D.

    This book examines the role of the private sector in emergency management and how that role is changing through private sector intersections with government, government agencies, and the public sectors in all phases of emergency management. It particularly focuses on the areas in which government…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    CRC Press

  • Inflation Targeting and Policy Rules

    The Case of Mexico, 2001–2012

    By Oscar R. Medina, Elias A. Laguna

    Inflation Targeting and Policy Rules is an essential book for understanding how Mexico’s monetary policy has been evolving and functioning, from the beginning of the century to recent, highlighting the doctrine of policy rules and focusing on inflation targeting, both fundamental elements necessary…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Political Representation in Times of Bailout

    Evidence from Greece and Portugal

    Edited by André Freire, Marco Lisi, Ioannis Andreadis, José Manuel Leite Viegas

    Since 2008 many European states have experienced significant challenges in adapting to austerity, and political actors within these states have made significant changes in their discourses and practices. This book explores the short-term impact of the sovereign debt crisis on aspects of political…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • The Economic Analysis of Public Policy

    2nd Edition

    By William K. Bellinger

    A critical analysis of public policy decisions requires a far greater depth of knowledge than can be received from news reports and political speeches. Issues such as how best to reduce traffic congestion, reduce acid rain, improve airline safety or develop a parcel of land are better understood by…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Chinese National Health Care Reform

    On the Mend?

    Edited by Alex Jingwei He, Qingyue Meng

    Five years have elapsed since the Chinese government announced its ambitious health care reform programme. The fact that both the United States and China unfolded their gigantic national health care reforms almost simultaneously is reflective of the daunting health policy challenges that most…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • State and Local Public Finance

    4th Edition

    By Ronald C. Fisher

    Now in its 4th edition, State and Local Public Finance provides a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis of state and local government public finance practices and issues, using the basic tools of economics. For this new edition, there is a focus on the most important services provided in the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Budgetary Politics in American Governments

    6th Edition

    By James J. Gosling

    This comprehensive book describes and analyzes the substance and politics of public budgeting at the national, state, and local levels of government. In doing so, it takes a comparative approach, illustrating the distinctiveness of budgeting at each level, as well as highlighting the features…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Financial History of the Bank for International Settlements

    By Kazuhiko Yago

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), founded in 1930, works as the "Bank for Central Banks". The BIS is an international forum where central bankers and officials gather to cope with international financial issues, and a bank which invests the funds of the member countries. This…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Finance: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Erik Banks

    Now in its third edition, Finance: The Basics is a clear and practical introduction to the world of finance. It thoroughly explains essential financial statements, tools and concepts; fundamental financial instruments and transactions; and global financial participants, markets and systems. This…

    Paperback – 2015-08-02
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Financial And Economic Appraisal Using Spreadsheets

    By Harry F. Campbell, Richard P.C. Brown

    A social cost-benefit analysis of a proposed publicly funded project, or public policy change, may be commissioned by a municipal, state or federal government, by a government aid agency, or by an international. Proponents of a private project which has significant social impacts may also…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

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