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  • Political Economy and Policy Analysis

    By Antonio Merlo

    Most of economics takes politics for granted. Through some (often implausible) assumptions, it seeks to explain away political structures by characterizing them as stable and predictable, or as inconsequential in understanding what goes on in an economy. Such attempts are misguided, and this book…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Ethnographies of Austerity

    Temporality, crisis and affect in southern Europe

    Edited by Daniel M. Knight, Charles Stewart

    Some of the worst effects of the global economic downturn that commenced in 2008 have been felt in Europe, and specifically in the Eurozone’s so-called PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain) and Cyprus. This edited volume is the first collection to bring together ethnographies of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • The Russian Budget

    Edited by Stephen Fortescue

    The Russian budget process has received little detailed attention in academic literature. Here various key aspects of the formation of the federal budget, largely since Vladimir Putin began his third presidential term in 2012, are examined. It is primarily the writing of the expenditure side of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Money from the Government in Latin America

    Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes and Rural Lives

    Edited by Maria Elisa Balen, Martin Fotta

    It has been almost two decades since conditional cash transfer programmes (CCTs) first appeared on the agendas of multilateral agencies and politicians. Latin America has often been used as a testing ground for these programmes, which consist of transfers of money to subsections of the population…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Public Performance Budgeting

    Principles and Practice

    By Elaine Yi Lu, Katherine Willoughby

    Performance budgeting is not costless, from the drafting and passage of legal foundations, the political capital and will to implement it, training personnel to create a performance-oriented culture, and information technology requirements to track performance. Through comprehensive examination of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Economy

    East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Future of the Social Investment State

    Politics, Policies and Outcomes

    Edited by Marius R. Busemeyer, Caroline de la Porte, Julian L. Garritzmann, Emmanuele Pavolini

    Social investment is part of a strategy to modernize the European welfare states by focusing on human resource development throughout the life-course, while ensuring financial sustainability. The last decades have seen cost containment in areas such as pensions and health care, but also expansion…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Running the Government

    Public Administration and Governance in Global Context

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    Sound machinery of government is at the core of a well-functioning state. Written by an author with wide experience in public administration globally, this book addresses both the commonalities and the diversity of administrative practice around the world. Exploring developed countries as well as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Public Governance

  • Policy Implications of Evolutionary and Institutional Economics

    Edited by Claudius Grabner, Torsten Heinrich, Henning Schwardt

    This collection is inspired by the coming retirement of Professor Wolfram Elsner. It presents cutting-edge economic research relevant to economic policies and policy-making, placing a strong focus on innovative perspectives. In a changing world that has been shaken by economic, social, financial,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Business-State Relations in Brazil

    Challenges of the Port Reform Lobby

    By Mahrukh Doctor

    In recent years, the spotlight of international attention on Brazil has often been in the area of logistics infrastructure—for example, on its capacity to deal with the high demand expected during the World Cup and the Olympics. However, neither competitiveness nor infrastructure concerns are new…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Public Debt and the Common Good

    Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance

    By James Odom

    The American national debt stands at $20.49 trillion as of January 2018, or roughly $63,000 for every person in the United States. The national debt has grown six-fold in the past 25 years, and borrowing only has accelerated in recent administrations. What are the factors driving such unrestrained…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

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