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  1. Banking Systems in the Crisis

    The Faces of Liberal Capitalism

    Edited by Suzanne J. Konzelmann, Marc Fovargue-Davies

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability

    The 2008 financial crisis has severely shaken confidence in liberal economic theory and policy. However, the sharply divergent experiences of the six Anglo-Saxon ‘liberal market economies’ (LMEs) suggest that the reality is not so simple. This book traces the evolution of liberal capitalism, from...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Reforming the Governance of the Financial Sector

    Edited by David Mayes, Geoffrey E. Wood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    Many financial institutions have in recent years failed – failed either completely, and gone into bankruptcy, or failed in the sense that they have not achieved what their owners or their customers expected them to deliver. This has had significant and adverse effects on customers, taxpayers,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rural Wealth Creation

    Edited by John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, J. Matthew Fannin

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Banking Crises, Liquidity, and Credit Lines

    A Macroeconomic Perspective

    By Gurbachan Singh

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    The banking crisis in 2007-10 was one amongst many such crises in the past. This book provides a fresh approach to liquidity. It starts from basics and gradually builds up analysis of credit lines with few technicalities. Though the analysis is theoretical, the book provides a historical background...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Contradictions of Austerity

    The Socio-Economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model

    Edited by Jeffrey Sommers, Charles Woolfson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The great financial crisis of 2008 and the ensuing global economic and financial turmoil have launched a search for "models" for recovery. The advocates of austerity present the Baltic States as countries that through discipline and sacrifice showed the way out of crisis. They have proposed the "...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Public Economics in an Age of Austerity

    By Tony Atkinson

    Series: The Graz Schumpeter Lectures

    Governments all round the world are facing problems with their public finances. At a time of austerity, how much should spending be cut and how much should taxes be raised? Does the national debt represent a burden for future generations? Should taxes on the rich be raised? This book examines how...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Urban Access for the 21st Century

    Finance and Governance Models for Transport Infrastructure

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Måns Lönnroth, Christian Wolmar

    This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Applied Welfare Economics

    Cost-Benefit Analysis of Projects and Policies

    By Massimo Florio

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    What is the effect of a new infrastructure on the well-being of a local community? Is a tax reform desirable? Does the privatization of a telecommunication provider increase social welfare? To answer these questions governments and their policy advisors should have in mind an operative definition...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom

    Commons, contestation and craft

    By Derek Wall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Elinor Ostrom’s Nobel Prize-winning work on common pool property rights has implications for some of the most pressing sustainability issues of the twenty-first century — from tackling climate change to maintaining cyberspace. In this book, Derek Wall critically examines Ostrom’s work, while...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Financial Stability and Growth

    Perspectives on financial regulation and new developmentalism

    Edited by Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, Jan Kregel, Leonardo Burlamaqui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The 2008 global financial crisis took the world by surprise, not least because politicians, businessmen and economists believed that they had learned crucial lessons from the Great Depression of the 1930s. As a direct result of deregulated financial markets, financial crises occurred in both...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge