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  • Human Green Development Report 2014by Xiaoxi Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 0.00

    This exhaustive survey assesses the performance of the United Nations and its member states in all key areas, at the same time as laying down a road map for sustainable development in the future. Deploying the Human Green Development Index as a new metric for an era in which human survival is intimately dependent on the viability of the Earth as a... more...

  • Controversies in Local Economic Developmentby Martin Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Efforts to promote the economic development of individual localities engage the attention of academics, students and professionals. Many such analysts argue that competitive advantage can be fostered within local economies, complimenting the advent of a more globalised economy. Intensified efforts to build new economic foundations show no sign of... more...

  • Politics in South Asiaby Siegfried O. Wolf; Jivanta Schöttli; Dominik Frommherz; Kai Fürstenberg; Marian Gallenkamp; Lion König; Markus Pauli

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00

    The book introduces central themes that have preoccupied the field of South Asian politics over the last few decades and identifies new, emerging areas of research. Presenting both general political theory and context-specific case studies, the collection draws attention to the methodological challenges of working on an area-specific theme and the... more...

  • Building Assets, Building Creditby Nicolas P. Retsinas; Eric S. Belsky; Edward Gramlich

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    "Examines the path from basic banking services to creditmaking decisions to mortgage lending that can give low-income individuals and communities the opportunity to build assets through credit, highlighting the need for transparency in the subprime market, buyer education, and borrower safeguards"--Provided by publisher. more...

  • Fiscal Health for Local Governmentsby Beth Walter Honadle; Beverly Cigler; James M. Costa

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 60.95

    This examination of the fiscal health of local governments offers a "how-to" approach to identifying and solving financial problems. It will serve as a primer for readers interested in understanding financial processes and alternatives, and as a practical guide for those who need access to fiscal measurement tools. Its principal selling point lies... more...

  • Urban Transport Developmentby Gunilla Jönson; Emin Tengström

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00

    Urban Transport Development is a contribution to the ongoing global discussion on the future of urban transport. The main themes are how to cope with the complexity of urban transport development and the process of change including its determining factors. The role of leadership in the development process is the key issue. Main areas of discussion... more...

  • Critical Infrastructureby Alan Murray; Tony Grubesic

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 209.00

    This text brings together differing geographic perspectives in modeling and analysis in order to highlight infrastructure weaknesses or plan for their protection. International scholars, from a variety of disciplines ??? geography, regional science, planning, public policy, operations research, mathematics, computer science, engineering and transportation,... more...

  • The Effective Tax Burden of Companies in European Regionsby Lothar Lammersen; Robert Schwager

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    The tax burden on investment or companies is an important factor for the attractiveness of a country or a region. In particular, business location and investment decisions are influenced by the relative tax burdens encountered in different regions. This study presents estimates of the effective average and marginal tax rates on company investment for... more...

  • Essays on Transport Economicsby Pablo Coto-Millán; Vincente Inglada

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Encompassing various fields of economics, the study of transport from an economic point of view serves as a test bench for applying the methodological developments of economic science to the real world. This book covers the basic analytical methods used in transportation economics and policy analysis. more...

  • Planning Theoryby Franco Archibugi

    Springer 2008; US$ 99.00

    Expresses unease about the direction taken by the analysis and criticism of planning experiences, both in the field of economics and in urban and regional planning. This book aims to identify the essential guidelines of a re-launch of planning processes and techniques, configuring a kind of neo-discipline. more...