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- 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...
- 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 profitable... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00
This Round Table revisits the extended literature on the valuation of passenger time and discusses the under-researched topic of the value of time in freight transport. It assesses the increased value of time in international freight transport, given the trend towards globalisation. In particular, urban planners are concerned that an overvaluation... more...