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  • Estimation and Evaluation of Transport Costsby OECD Publishing; European Conference of Ministers of Transport

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 63.00

    Cost data for the construction and operation of facilities are essential for the evaluation of infrastructure services supplied by private or public providers. This roundtable examines what data is needed for evaluation; which methods best measure the efficiency of service provision and benchmark providers; how regulatory regimes impact costs;... more...

  • SwitchPointsby Judy Johnson; Les Dakens; Peter Edwards; Ned Morse

    Wiley 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    SwitchPoints is the inspiring story of how Canadian National Railway (CN) advanced from good to great in a few short years–becoming North America's top-performing railroad and a favorite with of corporate customers and investors. In it, the authors reveal how company-wide culture change propelled this aging transportation giant to become the... more...

  • Benefiting from Globalisationby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 182.00

    The opportunities for individuals and businesses to benefit from globalisation are increased by efficient, cost-effective transport networks. A competitive, responsive, well-organised transport sector facilitates trade, but creating the conditions for this poses policy challenges that must be tackled if transport is to contribute fully to globalisation.... more...

  • ABC of Kidney Diseaseby Satish Jayawardene; David Goldsmith; Penny Ackland

    Wiley 2009; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82

    The ABC of Kidney Disease is a brand new title in the successful ABC series which explains this complicated area thoroughly and clearly, in a practical and user-friendly manner. Providing information on a wide variety of renal diseases, this book ensures non-renal healthcare workers are able to screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately.... more...

  • Port Competition and Hinterland Connectionsby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 87.00

    This Round Table publication discusses the policy and regulatory challenges posed by the rapidly changing port environment. The sector has changed tremendously in recent decades with technological and organisational innovation and a powerful expansion of trade. Although ports serve hinterlands that now run deep into continents, competition among... more...

  • Strategic Behaviour in Network Industriesby E. ten Heuvelhof

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Institutional changes such as privatisation and liberalisation of network industries can regularly be disappointing. This book elucidates the concept of 'strategic behaviour' and portrays it in real life examples to aid our understanding of this important phenomenon in terms of policy and organisational decision making. more...

  • The Road More Traveledby Sam Staley; Ted Balaker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 22.99

    The Road More Traveled shines a new light on the problem of traffic congestion in this easily accessible book. You'll learn how we can reclaim our mobility if we are willing to follow successful examples from overseas, where innovations in infrastructure and privatization have made other nations stronger and more competitive. By thoroughly debunking... more...

  • Mamma, wat een zorgby Emiel Rutgers

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Emiel Rutgers spreekt in zijn oratie over de zorg voor borstkanker. Die zorg is groot en neemt toe, alsook het aantal patiŽnten en de media-aandacht ervoor. De patiŽnt is tegenwoordig mondiger en beter geÔnformeerd. Ook de overheid, zorgverzekeraars en de media worden kritischer. De medische wetenschap kan steeds meer: betere screening, betere diagnostiek,... more...

  • Transport Economicsby K. Button

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 74.00

    Applies economic analysis to transport issues. This work examines in general terms the many aspects of the demand for, and supply of, transport together with the various methods of government intervention needed to ensure that social and environmental criteria are attained. more...

  • National Systems of Transport Infrastructure Planningby OECD Publishing; European Conference of Ministers of Transport

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 70.00

    This Round Table discusses changes in national systems of transport infrastructure planning and the lessons for the further improvement of planning processes. It covers the following issues: the rationale of transport infrastructure planning and related reform needs, the decentralisation of planning institutions, reforms of planning and evaluation... more...