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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 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 April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Military Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Theory and practice

    Edited by Francois Melese, Anke Richter, Binyam Solomon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics

    This is the first comprehensive book on Military Cost-Benefit Analysis and provides novel approaches to structuring cost-benefit and affordability analysis amidst an uncertain defense environment and cloudy fiscal prospects. Lifting the veil on military Cost-Benefit Analysis, this volume offers...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe

    Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State

    Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillén

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain. Unmet need has sharply increased while significant welfare reforms and deep social spending cuts have been prominent in the crisis management solutions implemented by...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Taxation in ASEAN and China

    Local Institutions, Regionalism, Global Systems and Economic Development

    Edited by Nolan Sharkey

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    China and the ASEAN region have risen rapidly to a position of immense economic significance in the global economy. Academics, policy makers and businesses are all keen to understand more about taxation in China and ASEAN, and this work seeks to address this key issue by providing a comprehensive...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Monetary Policy Rule in Theory and Practice

    Facing the Internal vs External Stability Dilemma

    By Nicolas Barbaroux

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    This new volume sheds new light on current monetary issues, in particular the debate on monetary policy making, by blending theoretical economic analysis, history of economics, and historical case studies. A discretionary monetary policy refers to cases in which the central bank is free to change...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Financial Crisis, Labour Markets and Institutions

    Edited by Sebastiano Fadda, Pasquale Tridico

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book seeks to explain the global financial crisis and its wider economic, political, and social repercussions, arguing that the 2007-9 meltdown was in fact a systemic crisis of the capitalist system. The volume makes these points through the exploration of several key questions: What kind...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Effects of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis

    Differentiated Integration between the Centre and the New Peripheries of the EU

    Edited by Christian Schweiger, Jose Magone

    The book analyses the emerging centre-periphery divisions within the European Union which result from the unprecedented conditions created by the 2008-09 global financial crisis and the subsequent Eurozone sovereign debt crisis. The multiple layers of policy coordination which emerged in response...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Global Governance in Crisis

    Edited by Andre Broome, Liam Clegg, Lena Rethel

    New practices and institutions of global governance are often one of the most enduring consequences of global crises. The contemporary architecture of global governance has been widely criticized for failing to prevent the global financial crisis and Eurozone debt crises, for failing to provide...

    Published January 9th 2015 by Routledge