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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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