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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book compares and contrasts PPP research in the UK with that of cases in the USA, including interviews with some of the key stakeholders (decision makers in the public sector, contractors, and users) of PPPs in North America, and observations of PPPs in action (such as schools and roads). No prior major studies have compared the UK and USA when... more...
- Government Institutes 2008; US$ 29.99
Anticipating and planning your organization's response to an emergency situation isn't just a good idea: it's a federal requirement. Since 1989, OSHA has issued numerous standards that explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces and dozens more regulating specific materials and processes that affect the health and... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; Not Available
From Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, the authors of Clean Tech Revolution , comes the next definitive book on the Clean Tech industry. In Clean Tech Nation , they shine a light on the leaders at the forefront of the growing movement. USA Today called Pernick and Wilder?s groundbreaking first book, ?one of the few instances in this genre that shows... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book analyses the debates and contradictions in the government?s sub-national policy for economic development and regeneration. It highlights the implications for local economic development agents, particularly those with a concern for social justice. This book was published as a special issue of Local Economy . more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael Ball describes how the major firms survived the economic... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
The amazing story of what Inc. calls "The coolest little startup in America." While a freshman at Princeton, Tom Szaky co- founded a company that recycles garbage into worm poop, liquefies it, then packages it in used soda bottles, creating TerraCycle Plant Food. Five years later, this all-natural, highly effective fertilizer is available in every... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
This paper assesses and measures regulatory governance in 21 infrastructure regulators in Brazil. Regulatory Governance is decomposed into four main attributes: autonomy; decision-rules; means and tools; and accountability. A ranking is proposed and the main areas for improvement identified. A comparison of the proposed regulatory governance index... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99
This book reviews Latin America's experience with infrastructure reform over the last fifteen years. It argues that the region's infrastructure has suffered from public retrenchment and unrealistic expectations about private involvement. Poor infrastructure now hampers productivity, growth, and poverty reduction. Addressing this requires more... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99
Infrastructure plays a key role in fostering growth and productivity and has been linked to improved earnings, health, and education levels for the poor. Yet Latin America is currently faced with a dangerous combination of relatively low public and private infrastructure investment. Those investment levels must increase, and it can be done. If Latin... more...