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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 125 new and published books in the subject of Public Finance — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Decentralization and Infrastructure in the Global Economy

    From Gaps to Solutions

    Edited by Jonas Frank, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The subnational dimension of infrastructure has emerged as one of the greatest challenges in contemporary public finance policy and management. Ensuring the efficient provision of infrastructure represents a challenge for all countries irrespective of their level of centralization or...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Smart Specialisation

    Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Innovation Policy

    By Dominique Foray

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This is the first book on a new policy approach that has been widely adopted in Europe and beyond. It analyses the concept of smart specialisation and discuss the need for smart specialisation strategies, explains why the approach is new and different from more standard policy processes and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The European Union After the Crisis

    Edited by Hugo Radice

    The global financial and economic crisis struck the European Union and its member states with particular force from 2009 onwards. The immediate problem was the knock-on effects of the crisis on each country’s public finances. Bank bail-outs imposed a massive increase in sovereign debt on member...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Political Economy of Contemporary Capitalism and its Crisis

    Demystifying Finance

    By Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos, John Milios, Spyros Lapatsioras

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The recent financial meltdown and the resulting global recession have rekindled debates regarding the nature of contemporary capitalism. This book analyses the ongoing financialization of the economy as a development within capitalism, and explores the ways in which it has changed the organization...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Making Governments Accountable

    The Role of Public Accounts Committees and National Audit Offices

    Edited by Zahirul Hoque

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Over the past two decades, there has been a paradigm shift in public administration and public sector accounting around the world, with increasing emphasis on good governance and accountability processes for government entities. This is all driven both by economic rationalism, and by changing...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Scourge of Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    The Public Debt Described, Explained, and Historically Depicted

    By L. V. Birck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Money and Schools

    6th Edition

    By Faith E. Crampton, R. Craig Wood, David C. Thompson

    For both aspiring and experienced education leaders in school budgeting, finance, and resource management courses, Money and Schools explains and demonstrates the relationship between money and equality of educational opportunity. Grounded in research and best practices, this book provides a...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia

    Edited by Donghyun Park, Sang-Hyop Lee, Minsoo Lee

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    Developing Asia’s sustained rapid growth has improved general living standards and lifted hundreds of millions of Asians out of poverty within a generation. Yet the region now finds itself confronting rising inequality. Countries where inequality has worsened over the past 2 decades collectively...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms

    By Stephen B. Peterson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Truth About Inflation

    By Paul Donovan

    Inflation is a simple topic, in that the basic concepts are something that everyone can understand. However, inflation is not a simplistic topic. The composition of inflation and what the different inflation measures try to represent cannot be summarised with a single line on a chart or a casual...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge