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New and Published Books

  1. The Theory, Principles and Management of Taxation

    An introduction

    By Jane Frecknall-Hughes

    There are many practical textbooks explaining how taxation is applied and calculated but few ever deal thoroughly with the theory behind the practice. This book concisely addresses the principles and theories behind taxation in an accessible and internationally relevant way. It encourages readers...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Redefining European Economic Governance

    Edited by Michele Chang, Georg Menz, Mitchell P. Smith

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    The global financial crisis and sovereign debt crisis exposed the inadequacy of European economic governance. Despite the multitude of new mechanisms and institutions that have arisen over the last few years, many contend that economic governance remains inadequate and the EU must integrate even...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. History and Financial Crisis

    Lessons from the 20th century

    Edited by Christopher Kobrak, Mira Wilkins

    One striking weaknesses of our financial architecture, which helped bring on and perhaps deepen the Panic of 2008, is an inadequate appreciation of the past. Information about how the system functioned and the reliability of organizations and institutional controls were drawn from a relatively...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Taxation and Economic Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Twelve Critical Studies

    By John F. J. Toye

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The tax system is one of the instruments said to be available to translate development policy objectives into practice. The wide-ranging papers collected together in this volume, first published in 1978, explore different aspects of the link between national development objectives and the tax...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought

    Edited by Vincent Barnett

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought offers the first comprehensive overview of the long-run history of economic thought from a truly international perspective. Although globalization has facilitated the spread of ideas between nations, the history of economics has...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustaining the States

    The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments

    Edited by Marilyn Marks Rubin, Katherine G. Willoughby

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    State fiscal decisions have a significant impact on the US economy. Taken together, subnational governments employ more than one out of every eight workers and provide the bulk of all basic governmental services consumed by individuals and businesses. Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of...

    Published August 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Health Policy and the Public Interest

    By Lok-sang Ho

    This book is written with an acute awareness of the need for new insight to ensure (1) universal protection in basic healthcare; (2) providing choice; (3) efficient production and consumption of healthcare services; (4) financial sustainability of the healthcare system. Defining the public interest...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Financial Exclusion and the Poverty Trap

    Overcoming Deprivation in the Inner City

    By Pamela Lenton, Paul Mosley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    The persistence of poverty hurts us all, and attacking poverty is a major policy objective everywhere. In Britain, the main political parties have an anti-poverty mandate and in particular an agreed commitment to eliminate child poverty by 2020, but there is controversy over how this should be done...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge