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  • The Elgar Companion to Public Economicsby A.F. Ott; R.J. Cebula

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00

    Addresses topics common to the study of both public economics and public choice including questions such as: How does one structure the whole spectrum of public finance in a manageable framework? What is Wagner's Law really about and what does empirical testing tell us? And more. more...

  • Competition in the Provision of Local Public Goodsby A. Petermann Reifsschneider

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Aims to analyze the optimal allocation of local public goods in urban agglomerations, and the allocation consequences of increasing competition in the provision of them. This book uses two aspects present in the concept of Functional Overlapping Competing Jurisdictions, which are de-localized membership and uni-functionality of jurisdictions. more...

  • Governance and Nationbuildingby K. Jenkins; W. Plowden

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Governance and Nationbuilding describes how aid donors have attempted to improve the performance of government in developing countries and countries in crisis. Kate Jenkins and William Plowden review the widespread lack of success, tracing the history of international government intervention, the roles of donors and recipient countries, the ways in... more...

  • The Dynamics of Public Policyby A. Kay

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    In The Dynamics of Public Policy, Adrian Kay sets out the crucial methodological, theoretical and empirical implications of two important trends in the social sciences: a frequently expressed ambition for analysis of ?movies not stills? and the regular observation that policy, politics and governance is becoming more complex. more...

  • Thinking Like a Policy Analystby Iris Geva-May

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    The world of policy represents the confluence of a number of intellectual strands in which the clinician brings science together with intuition, and uses his or her experience to interpret the evidence and make recommendations for treatment. This important volume brings together leading scholars to explore the "how" of thinking about policy - the questions,... more...

  • America Back on Trackby Edward M. Kennedy

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 15.00

    From one of America's most respected progressive voices comes an inspiring vision of reform and renewal In a Senate career spanning more than four decades, Edward M. Kennedy has become one of the most authoritative voices in American politics. His first major book in more than twenty years, America Back on Track argues that our nation has departed... more...

  • Making Policy in Europeby Svein Andersen; Kjell A Eliassen

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 64.00

    This Second Edition of Making Policy in Europe is fully revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date introduction to the study of policy-making in the European Union (EU). The first part of the book introduces the different perspectives to study of the EU as a political system, and provides a framework for the study of the main actors... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews - Istanbul, Turkeyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00

    Istanbul, the demographic and economic heart of Turkey, has gone through enormous changes over the past century. This mega-city of about 15 million inhabitants has seen its population increased more than tenfold since 1950. Over time, it has established itself as the industrial, financial and logistics centre of the country, producing almost one-third... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews - Norwayby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00

    Few other countries feature the combination of very low population densities and difficult topography that hinders communication, in addition to a variety of contrasting climates. But the “Nordic welfare model” strives, with a good degree of success, to offer equal living conditions to all citizens by providing proper access to quality public... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews Milan, Italyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 50.00

    Milan has earned a high-profile reputation as a centre of advanced functions, in addition to being an international capital of fashion and design. However, both internal and external challenges are putting strains on Milan’s aspiration to become a southern European and Mediterranean hub.  This review highlights Milan’s potential to capitalise... more...