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  1. Paying for Progress in China

    Public Finance, Human Welfare and Changing Patterns of Inequality

    Edited by Vivienne Shue, Christine Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s stunning record of economic development since the 1970s has been marred by an increasingly obvious gap between the country’s ‘haves’ and its ‘have-nots’. While people living in some parts of the country have enjoyed dramatically improved conditions of life, those in other districts and...

    Published September 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  2. International Handbook of Public Procurement

    Edited by Khi V. Thai

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  3. State and Local Pension Fund Management

    By Jun Peng

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Intense media coverage of the public pension funding crisis continues to fuel heightened awareness in and debate over public pension benefits. With over $3 trillion in assets currently under management, the ramifications of poor oversight are severe. It is important that practitioners, researchers,...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  4. Understanding Government Budgets

    A Practical Guide

    By R. Mark Musell

    Budgets in the United States follow rules of presentation and use terms that make sense to few outside the world of government finance. Moreover, practices vary widely among the thousands of governments in the country, between federal, state, and local levels. Understanding Government Budgets...

    Published August 12th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Fiscal Decentralization and Local Public Finance in Japan

    By Nobuki Mochida

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The intergovernmental fiscal issue is highly relevant given the worldwide movement toward more decentralized governance in both industrial and developing countries. Over the course of five decades Japan has developed a robust system of decentralized governance. This book investigates...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Economic Policy Proposals for Germany and Europe

    Edited by Ronald Schettkat, Jochem Langkau

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    Despite exporting more good and services than any other country in the world, economic growth in Germany has been slow through the nineties and the early twenty first century with low wage growth, rising unemployment and increasing public deficits. German unemployment was traditionally diagnosed as...

    Published March 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Government Budget Forecasting

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jinping Sun, Thomas D. Lynch

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Revenue and expenditure forecasting plays an important role in public budgeting and financial management, particularly during times of financial constraint, when citizens impose greater accountability upon government to use taxpayer dollars more efficiently. Despite its significance, revenue and...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  8. Central Banking Systems Compared

    The ECB, The Pre-Euro Bundesbank and the Federal Reserve System

    By Emmanuel Apel

    This new study provides a comprehensive survey of the recently established European financial system in comparison to previous European systems and the US Federal Reserve. This well-written contribution to financial economics should be of interest to academics as well as professionals concerned...

    Published September 16th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Economic Analysis of Public Policy

    By William K. Bellinger

    A critical analysis of public policy decisions requires a far greater depth of knowledge than one receives from news reports and political speeches. Issues such as how best to reduce traffic congestion, reduce acid rain, improve airline safety or develop a parcel of land are better understood by...

    Published July 15th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Regional and Urban Economics and Economic Development

    Theory and Methods

    By Mary E. Edwards

    Thorough and authoritative, Regional and Urban Economics and Economic Development: Theory and Methods provides students with a sound approach to analyzing the economic progress of a region or urban area. The textbook is divided into four sections for ease of reference. The first section, Market...

    Published March 11th 2007 by Auerbach Publications