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From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit

by Chester Hartman & Gregory D. Squires New Village Press (October 22, 2013)

This book addresses important issues of the Occupy protest movement for fair lending, fair housing advocacy, and equal opportunity.


Beat the Cuts: How to Improve Public Services and Easily Cut Costs

by Rob Worth Ecademy Press (September 22, 2011)

How to improve public services and easily cut costs. While the public sector is faced with axing services to save billions and deliver 25% - 40% budget cuts, there are organisations that are not only saving...


The Right to Know: Transparency for an Open World

by Ann Florini & Joseph E. Stiglitz Columbia University Press (May 22, 2007)

The Right to Know is a timely and compelling consideration of a vital question: What information should governments and other powerful organizations disclose? Excessive secrecy corrodes democracy, facilitates...


Puerto Rico

by Luis Gautier Lexington Books (December 12, 2017)

Puerto Rico is experiencing its deepest economic crisis since the first half of the twentieth century. The unique political and economic relationship between the US and Puerto Rico arguably plays a fundamental...


Integrated Reporting

by Stefan Hannen Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 31, 2017)

The introduction of Integrated Reporting (IR) is supposed to tackle shortcomings of corporate reporting that have been criticized for decades. The new reporting format intends to improve the understandability...


Tax Management and Tax Evasion

by Lukasz Sulkowski & Konrad Raczkowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 16, 2014)

Tax management and tax evasion represent an intrinsic element of economic turnover, an area of interest both to the institutional and to the real spheres of national economy. These problems, beyond any doubt,...


Modeling Fiscal Policy in the European Union

by Janusz Kudla, Konrad Walczyk & Robert Kruszewski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 13, 2015)

The book discusses optimal fiscal policy for an internationally integrating economy when public borrowing is constrained. Various innovations have been introduced: the agglomeration effect, the fiscal solvency...


Financialisation and Financial Crisis in South-Eastern European Countries

by Dubravko Radoševic & Vladimir Cvijanovic Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 28, 2015)

The book discusses various cases of financialisation and financial crisis in South-Eastern Europe. While these can be directly traced to the region’s reliance upon the global financial regime, the interplay...


Turkish German Affairs from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

by Elif Nuroglu, Enes Bayrakli & Ela Sibel Bayrak Meydanoglu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 30, 2015)

The relations between Turkey and Germany deserve to be called unique because of their depth and extent. This book offers an interdisciplinary approach on these relations from political, socio-economic and business...


A decision-oriented approach to performance measurement

by Minh Hanh Le Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 27, 2015)

Within the performance measurement theme, this book contributes a new decision-oriented perspective to evaluate the efficiency of organizations. This perspective defines an efficient organization as the one...


Valuation and Value Creation of Insurance Intermediaries

by Claudia Max Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 22, 2016)

The book offers a comprehensive analysis of insurance intermediaries from a capital markets perspective. It presents an up-to-date market perspective, drawing the attention to the important trends and developments...


Innovation, Complexity and Policy

by Matthias Weber Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 19, 2017)

This book brings together a set of contributions that show the breadth and depth of the scientific work of Josef Fröhlich and his influence on Austrian research, technology and innovation (RTI) policy. It is...


Capitalist Imperialism in Contemporary Theoretical Frameworks

by Filip Ilkowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 04, 2017)

This book analyzes the controversy surrounding imperialism associated with capitalist development. The last dozen years passed under the shadow of two momentous events: the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan conducted...


Money Matters

by Syed F. Mahmud, Kaoru Yamaguchi & Murat Yülek Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 14, 2017)

The 2007 financial crisis and the Great Recession have prompted a debate about the state of macroeconomics, and many orthodox economists have argued that macroeconomics has entered a Dark Age.

This book discusses...


Sustainable and Solidary Education

by Oana-Adriana Duta, Monica Tilea & Alina Stela Resceanu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 12, 2017)

This volume of thematic studies offers multifaceted interpretations of education for sustainable and solidary development (ESSD). It is a joint work of academics, teachers and researchers covering the domain...


Estimation of Uncertainty of Wind Energy Predictions

by David Zastrau Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 28, 2017)

Currently, a new generation of fuel-efficient ships, which use wind force in addition to conventional propulsion technology, is being developed. This study describes a mathematical method for a probabilistic...


Sustainability and Welfare Policy in European Market Economies

by George Chobanov & Jürgen Plöhn Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 16, 2017)

The articles in this volume are selected from the contributions to two international conferences. Authors and teams tackle general economic approaches and developments with respect to new concepts for the production...


Leap into Modernity – Political Economy of Growth on the Periphery, 1943–1980

by Adam Leszczynski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 09, 2017)

This book describes struggles of different countries and their development after World War II. It presents a panorama of different ideologies of accelerated development, which dominated the world just before...


The Impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on International Cooperation

by Elzbieta Czarny, Andzelika Kuznar & Jerzy Menkes Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 06, 2017)

This book gathers Polish and foreign scholars to consider diverse aspects of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). It examines key general areas such as the improvement of the position of the...


Privatization Performance in Turkey

by Esra Kabaklarli Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 18, 2016)

This book examines the financial performance of Turkish firms that were privatized by way of IPOs (Initial Public Offerings). The author uses event study methodology to empirically evaluate the financial efficiency...


European Law and Cultural Policies / Droit européen et politiques culturelles

by Céline Romainville Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 30, 2015)

The present book intends to critically examine the paths taken by the EU for cultural questions and how it integrates it into the whole of its parts. This means describing, explaining and evaluating the objectives,...


The Great Betrayal

by John Drennan Gill Books (September 04, 2015)

From penalty points to water charges, funding cuts to tax hikes, The Great Betrayal is a cutting assessment of the upheavals, egos and scraps that shaped the 31st Dáil by Ireland’s most sagacious political...


The Basics of Public Budgeting and Financial Management

by Charles E. Menifield Hamilton Books (August 02, 2017)

The Basics of Public Budgeting and Financial Management brings budgetary theory and practice together, filling the void between the two that has existed in the field of budgeting and public finance. This book...


Restoring America's Fiscal Constitution

by John D. Merrifield & Barry W. Poulson Lexington Books (September 28, 2017)

Restoring America’s Fiscal Constitution estimates the potential impact of new fiscal rules on the U.S. economy over the next two decades. The new rules would require a cyclically balanced budget and an expenditure...


The Public Sector Manager

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

The Public Sector Manager is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It focuses on the skills and knowledge that a public sector manager should have, including their key...


Strategic Financial Planning

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

Strategic Financial Planning for the Public Sector is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It promotes the importance of strategic financial planning and how this can...


Quality in the Public Sector

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

Quality in the Public Sector is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It sets out ways in which those providing public sector services can clarify what is meant by quality...


Marketing Public Sector Services

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

This book is one of a series of books entitled "Essential Skills for the Public Sector". It sets out the fundamental principles of marketing and applies them to a public sector context. The content includes...


Basic Financial Skills for the Public Sector

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

Basic Financial Skills for the Public Sector is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It aims to assist the reader to understand a variety of basic financial techniques...


Finance for Non Financial Public Sector Managers

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

This book is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It is increasingly important for public sector managers to have an understanding of finance to perform their jobs...


Costing and Pricing Public Sector Services

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

Costing and Pricing Public Sector Services is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It sets out the process of identifying service costs, establishing unit costs, and...


Managing the Devolved Budget

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

Managing and being responsible for public funds is one of the most important tasks of a public sector manager, particularly in the current environment where budgets are constrained and in many cases reducing....


Business Planning in the Public Sector

by Jennifer Bean & Lascelles Hussey HB Publications (October 01, 2011)

This book is one of a series of books entitled “Essential Skills for the Public Sector”. It sets out the process of identifying a clear vision, SMART objectives, strategies and action plans for public sector...


Structure and Dynamics of the U.S. Federal Services Industrial Base, 2000-2012

by Gregory Sanders & Jesse Ellman Center for Strategic & International Studies (September 26, 2013)

In a time of austerity, the U.S. government’s reliance on the private sector for a range of services has declined for two consecutive years. Even so, real services contract spending in 2012 remains more than...


Rescuing Retirement

by Tony James, Teresa Ghilarducci & Timothy Geithner Columbia University Press (January 23, 2018)

Everyone deserves to be able to retire with dignity, but this core feature of the social contract is in jeopardy. Companies have swerved away from pensions, and most of the workforce has woefully inadequate...


Strategic Public Management: Best Practices from Government and Nonprofit Organizations: Best Practices from Government and Nonprofit Organizations

by Howard R. Balanoff & Warren Master Management Concepts Press (January 01, 2010)

Complex management issues in the public sector can not be addressed with limited, short-term fixes - strategic approaches are crucial to meet you organization's long-term needs. This book presents the solutions...


Stalled: Jump-Starting the Canadian Economy

by Michael Hlinka Dundurn (March 28, 2015)

There are many things North Americans take for granted - including a robust economy. But the past fifteen years have seen persistent stagnation that threatens the results of fifty years of previous growth. Without...


The Politics of Public Fund Investing

by Ben Finkelstein & Felicia Landerman Atria Books (March 07, 2006)

Until now, there has never been a book to help public fund managers direct fixed-income portfolios while simultaneously balancing politics, or the need to preserve principal, with economics, or the need to optimize...


The Pro-Growth Progressive

by Gene Sperling Simon & Schuster (November 30, 2005)

President Bill Clinton's National Economic Adviser addresses the main issues that were at the center of debate in Bush's second term: Social security reform, outsourcing, and deficit reduction.

After two consecutive...


Public Pensions and City Solvency

by Susan M. Wachter University of Pennsylvania Press (December 21, 2015)

Underfunded pension liabilities are severely threatening many cities, and policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to the legacy issues surrounding the funding of pensions. Public Pensions and City...


Youth policy in Greece

by Sladjana Petkovic & Howard Williamson Conseil de l'Europe (July 21, 2015)

Greece is the 20th country to have had its youth policy reviewed by an international review team appointed by the Council of Europe. The financial crisis and resulting high unemployment rate, especially among...


Financing the EU Budget: Moving Forward or Backwards?

by Gabriele Cipriani Centre for European Policy Studies (November 19, 2014)

Gabriele Cipriani presents a historical overview of the EU revenue system, the context for revenue-raising arrangements and the concept of the EU's “own resources.” He assesses the current system against...