Budgetary & Economic Policy Products

  • European Banking Union

    Prospects and challenges

    Edited by Juan E. Castañeda, David G. Mayes, Geoffrey Wood

    Recent failures and rescues of large banks have resulted in colossal costs to society. In wake of such turmoil a new banking union must enable better supervision, pre-emptive coordinated action and taxpayer protection. While these aims are meritorious they will be difficult to achieve. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Super PAC!

    Money, Elections, and Voters After Citizens United

    By Conor M. Dowling, Michael G. Miller

    Recent federal court activity has dramatically changed the regulatory environment of campaign finance in the United States. Since 2010, the judiciary has decided that corporations and labor unions may freely spend in American elections, and that so-called "Super PACs" can accept unlimited…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • 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 – 2015-08-19
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Regulatory Reform

    By Stuart Shapiro, Debra Borie-Holtz

    Regulation has become a front-page topic recently, often referenced by politicians in conjunction with the current state of the U.S. economy. Yet despite regulation’s increased presence in current politics and media, The Politics of Regulatory Reform argues that the regulatory process and its…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Scourge of Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    The Public Debt Described, Explained, and Historically Depicted

    By L. V. Birck

    Written during the early 1920s, at a time when Europe was still recovering from the catastrophe of the First World War, L.V. Birck’s The Scourge of Europe examines the economic issues surrounding the existence of public debt, its history, and possible approaches to problems associated with public…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • How it all Began (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins of the Modern Economy

    By W. W. Rostow

    First published in 1975, this book traces the origins of our modern economy, showing the routes by which nations have either achieved wealth or have been impoverished. W. W. Rostow brings together issues of public policy, international trade and the world of science and technology, arguing that…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • China and East Asian Regionalism

    Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    To convey the image of a responsible power willing to contribute to regional stability and cooperation, China has shifted from a single-minded preference for bilateralism to an active participation in East Asian regionalism in the recent decades. This development has inspired discussions over…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Public Administration Evolving

    From Foundations to the Future

    Edited by Mary E. Guy, Marilyn M. Rubin

    Public Administration Evolving: From Foundations to the Future demonstrates how the theory and practice of public administration has evolved since the early decades of the twentieth century. Each chapter approaches the field from a unique perspective and describes the seminal events that have been…

    Paperback – 2015-03-18
    Routledge

  • Paying Our High Public Officials

    Evaluating the Political Justifications of Top Wages in the Public Sector

    By Teun J. Dekker

    In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country’s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Coal Question (Routledge Revivals)

    Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

    By Ben Fine

    The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public-Private Partnerships: Infrastructure, Transportation and Local Services

    Edited by Germà Bel, Trevor Brown, Rui Cunha Marques

    Public–private partnerships (PPPs) are arrangements between government and private actors with the objective of providing public infrastructure, facilities and services. Three fundamental questions frame the use of PPPs at the local level: What do PPPs look like? What gives rise to the use of PPPs?…

    Hardback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge

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