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  1. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Economic Development and Global Crisis

    The Latin American Economy in Historical Perspective

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, María Eugenia Romero Sotelo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This edited collection uses a history of economic thought perspective to explore the evolving role of Latin America within the context of globalization. In particular, it examines the region’s resilience in the face of the global financial crisis. Economic Development and Global Crisis explains...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A Citizen's Guide to Deficits and Debt

    The Politics of Taxing, Spending, and Borrowing

    By William E. Hudson

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    America is currently involved in one of the worst economic crises of modern times. As alarm increases over how the government will balance the budget, handle the debt, and maintain prosperity for the future, the minutia of debts and deficits remains incomprehensible to many. Why is it so hard to...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 12th 2013 by Routledge