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  • 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...

  • Modelling Regional Scenarios for the Enlarged Europeby Roberta Capello; Roberto Camagni; Barbara Chizzolini; Ugo Fratesi

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    The aim of this book is to tackle the question of what the European territory will look like over the next fifteen years by providing quali-quantitative territorial scenarios for the enlarged Europe, under different assumptions on future globalisation strategies of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and East and West European countries. The approach... more...

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Regenerationby Yukio Sadahiro

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    This book considers the use of spatial data infrastructure in both the study and practice of urban regeneration. Topics range from the development of spatial data infrastructure to its application to urban regeneration studies, so that readers can grasp the whole process of urban regeneration with that infrastructure. Undergraduate and graduate students... more...

  • European Metropolitan Housing Marketsby Ake E. Andersson; Lars Pettersson; Ulf Strömquist

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of housing theory and policy with a focus on metropolitan regions. The results are based on case studies of twelve European metropolitan regions, including expert panels organized in each. Using an approach from the field of industrial economics, the analysis is divided into the three related stages 'structure',... more...

  • Stock Management for Sustainable Urban Regenerationby Y. Fujino; T. Noguchi

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Deals with theories and technologies for longevity, maintenance, disaster prevention, risk management, renovation and recycling of infrastructure as well as historical and cultural approaches to city and architectural planning. This book is suitable for working architects, civil engineers, city planners, and government officials. more...