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  1. Tax Systems and Tax Reforms in Latin America

    Edited by Luigi Bernardi, Alberto Barreix, Anna Marenzi, Paola Profeta

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of tax systems and tax reforms in a number of Latin American countries since the early 1990’s, including Argentina and Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico, Paraguay, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay. The authors present and discuss tax systems from a broad...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Cases and Materials

    By Euston Quah, Raymond Toh

    Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is the systematic and analytical process of comparing benefits and costs in evaluating the desirability of a project or programme, often of a social nature and for society as a whole. CBA is fundamental to government decision-making and can be an effective tool for...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Government Budgeting and Financial Management in Practice

    Logics to Make Sense of Ambiguity

    By Gerald J. Miller

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The right turn in U. S. politics has increased conflict over both ends and means in government budgeting and financial management. Overlapping and competing views of the way the world works drive finance officials’ practice. Taking a new look at public financial management that acknowledges the...

    Published September 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Private Sector Involvement in Urban Solid Waste Collection

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng

    The private sector involvement in public service is intended to achieve efficiency gain and better service quality through increasing private sector finance and expertise. However, these benefits are most often not achieved in developing countries due to investment risk of private finance, and...

    Published September 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Government Performance and Results

    An Evaluation of GPRA’s First Decade

    By Jerry Ellig, Maurice McTigue, Henry Wray

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    The complexity of governments today makes the accountability desired by citizens difficult to achieve. Written to address performance policies within state and national governments, Government Performance and Results: An Evaluation of GPRA’s First Decade summarizes lessons learned from a 10-year...

    Published September 7th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Public Finance in Theory and Practice Second edition

    By Holley H. Ulbrich

    The events of the last decade have challenged the contemporary neo-classical synthesis in all branches of economics, but particularly public finance. The most notable feature of the 2nd edition of Public Finance in Theory and Practice is the infusion of behavioral economics throughout the text,...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Policy Makers on Policy

    The Mais Lectures, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Forrest Capie, Geoffrey Wood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    Monetary policy is still one of the most contested areas of modern economics, and since the original publication of Policy Makers on Policy much has changed. This new edition collects contributions from leading policy makers and practitioners to reflect on the aims and objectives of monetary...

    Published June 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Great Depression

    Edited by Geoffrey E. Wood, Forrest Capie

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The Great Depression had a devastating effect on much of the world’s developed economies. (For example, at its nadir, around one-quarter of the US workforce was unemployed. And, in Britain, exports virtually halved by 1933 as international trade collapsed.) The political and cultural consequences...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Government Contracting

    Promises and Perils

    By William Sims Curry

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    A guidebook through the minefield of government contracting and procurement, Government Contracting: Promises and Perils describes the dangerous practices commonly applied in the development and management of government contracts and provides advice for avoiding the sort of errors that might...

    Published April 26th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals

    Principles, Problems and Practice

    Edited by Philip Daniel, Michael Keen, Charles McPherson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    There are few areas of economic policy-making in which the returns to good decisions are so high—and the punishment of bad decisions so cruel—as in the management of natural resource wealth. Rich endowments of oil, gas and minerals have set some countries on courses of sustained and robust...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge