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Economic Policy

  • What Happened to the Car Industry?by Ian Porter; Kim Carr

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 17.99

    The Australian car industry is almost 120 years old, and has become part of the nation?s industrial and social fabric. With protection from the federal government in the early years, and co-investment more recently, the industry thrived, and dragged Australia out of the farm era and into the ranks of industrialised countries. These days, the industry... more...

  • Water Use and Poverty Reductionby Md. Fakrul Islam

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is the outcome of empirical research on the sharing of water of the Teesta River, which flows through India and Bangladesh. The main purpose is to show how regional cooperation between India and Bangladesh regarding sharing of Teesta River water can ensure optimal benefits for people living in the area of the Teesta Basin located in the two... more...

  • Extreme Inequalities in Contemporary Capitalismby Maurizio Franzini; Elena Granaglia; Michele Raitano

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the mechanisms by which top incomes are achieved through work in today?s advanced economies and asks to what extent current extreme inequalities are compatible with widely held values of social justice. Reflecting on the heterogeneity of the working rich, the authors argue that very high earnings often result not from heightened... more...

  • Die Politik der Bundesländerby Achim Hildebrandt; Frieder Wolf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dieser Band bietet in aktualisierter und erweiterter Neuauflage einen umfassenden Überblick über die Politik in den Bundesländern nach den beiden Föderalismusreformen. Er beschreibt, wie die Länder die hinzugewonnenen Kompetenzen ausfüllen und wie sie neuartige Instrumente wie die Abweichungsgesetzgebung nutzen. Zudem untersucht er, inwiefern die Schuldenbremse... more...

  • Systems Science for Complex Policy Makingby Kuntoro Mangkusubroto; Utomo Sarjono Putro; Santi Novani; Kyoichi Kijima

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 89.99

    This volume applies a systems science perspective to complex policy making dynamics, using the case of Indonesia to illustrate the concepts. Indonesia is an archipelago with a high heterogeneity. Her people consist of 1,340 tribes who are scattered over 17,508 islands. Every region has different natural strengths and conditions. In the national development... more...

  • Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraudby David Whyte; Jörg Wiegratz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There is evidence that economic fraud has, in recent years, become routine activity in the economies of both relatively income-rich and relatively income-poor countries. Indeed, many business sectors in today?s global economy are rife with fraud. Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud shows specifically how these policies, reforms, ideas,... more...

  • The Argumentative Turn in Policy Analysisby Sven Ove Hansson; Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    ?Thisbook describes argumentative tools and strategies that can be used to guidepolicy decisions under conditions of great uncertainty. Contributing authorsexplore methods from philosophical analysis and in particular argumentationanalysis, showing how it can be used to systematize discussions about policyissues involving great uncertainty. The first... more...

  • Wirtschaftskrisen und Rechnungslegungby Sascha Schmitz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Sascha Schmitz widmet sich der sehr bedeutenden Grundlagenproblematik der Konzipierung und Beurteilung von Rechnungslegungsnormen im Kontext von Wirtschaftskrisen und stellt dabei einen direkten Zusammenhang zu wirtschaftspolitischen Zielsetzungen her. Der Autor leistet damit einen aktuellen Beitrag, weil die moderne Wirtschaftsordnung mit einer zunehmenden... more...

  • Serviceorientierte Verwaltung und Wirtschaftsförderungby Matthias Vogelgesang; Philip Pongratz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 19.99

    Das Lehrbuch führt in die Module Verwaltung und Wirtschaftsförderung ein und beleuchtet die sich hier ergebenden Möglichkeiten von Serviceorientierung und Qualitätsmanagement. Bestehende Entwicklungen werden analysiert und im theoretischen und historischen Gesamtkontext erörtert. Weiterhin wird den interkommunalen Kooperationen... more...

  • Social Cohesion in the Western Worldby Georgi Dragolov; Zsófia S. Ignácz; Jan Lorenz; Jan Delhey; Klaus Boehnke; Kai Unzicker

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    Many people in the Western world are concerned that the social fabric ofsocieties is fraying. This book constitutes the first-of-its-kind systematicaccount of social cohesion, from theory through methodology to empiricalevidence. Readers are introduced to the academically developed Social CohesionRadar of Bertelsmann Stiftung, a globally active non-governmental... more...