Budgetary & Economic Policy Products

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State

    Edited by Stanisław Mazur, Piotr Kopycinski

    The neo-Weberian state constitutes an attempt to combine the Weberian model of administration with the principles laid down during the retreat from the bureaucratic management paradigm (new public management and public governance). The concept of neo-Weberian state involves changing the model of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Public Sector Revenue

    Principles, Policies and Management

    By Alberto Asquer

    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 primary source of public…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa

    Governance Below the State

    Edited by Nicholas Awortwi, Gregor Walter-Drop

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Public Management in Times of Austerity

    Edited by Hanne Foss Hansen, Mads Bøge Kristiansen, Eva Moll Sørensen

    Since 2008, the world has experienced an enormous decrease of wealth. By many measures the impact of the crisis was severe. The fall in GDP, the collapse of world trade, the rise in unemployment, and the credit slump reached bigger proportions than in any other crisis since World War II. Although…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Cost and Optimization in Government

    An Introduction to Cost Accounting, Operations Management, and Quality Control, Second Edition

    By Aman Khan

    The careful management of costs and operations are two of the most essential elements of operating any successful organization, public or private. While the private sector is driven by profit-maximizing incentives to keep costs to a minimum, the public sector’s mission and goals are guided by a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Working the Federal Budget

    A Guide

    By George D. Krumbhaar

    What do nude beaches and catfish have to do with the federal budget? Quite a bit, it turns out. Working the Federal Budget fills the need for an unvarnished, readable guide to how the federal government collects money and spends it. Centuries of political struggles over the size and funding of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State

    Edited by Piotr Kopycinski

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

    Edited by Eisaku Ide, Gene Park

    Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries have been diverging, despite predictions…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Advances in Geoeconomics

    Edited by J Mark Munoz

    While geopolitics has captured global attention, geoeconomics is the often hidden force that governs countries’ relationships. It is the economic psyche that shapes the new world order. Geoeconomics refers to the intersection of economic factors, relationships and conditions on global events. A…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Europa Economic Perspectives

  • Regulatory Politics in an Age of Polarization and Drift

    Beyond Deregulation

    By Marc Allen Eisner

    Regulatory change is typically understood as a response to significant crises like the Great Depression, or salient events that focus public attention, like Earth Day 1970. Without discounting the importance of these kinds of events, change often assumes more gradual and less visible forms. But how…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Tax Politics and Policy

    By Michael Thom

    Taxes are an inescapable part of life. They are perhaps the most economically consequential aspect of the relationship between individuals and their government. Understanding tax development and implementation, not to mention the political forces involved, is critical to fully appreciating and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Politics of American Public Policy

  • Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of society's choices. Yet most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, rarely explained in a way that is understandable to the non-specialist and too often presented without adequate consideration of a country’s governance…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

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