Urban Public Finance

Author: D. Wildasin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136473033
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Considers such issues as the effect of local government policies on migration, the optimal size of cities, tax and expenditure capitalization, the economics of intergovernmental transfers, tax exporting and tax competition.

Regional and Urban Economics Parts 1 2

Author: Richard J. Arnott
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134352891
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A collection of the first section of the "Fundamentals of Pure and Applied Economics" series, "Regional and Urban Economics: Parts One and Two" is an encyclopaedia containing eight titles: This volume highlights original contributions in regional and urban economics, concentrating mainly on urban economic theory. The contributions focus on the treatment of space in economic theory. Drawing on the body of literature developed by Von Thunen, Christaller and Losch, these chapters explore empirical, theoretical and applied aspects of urban and regional economics which can be divided into the following areas: Location Theory, "Jean Jaskold Gabszewicz, Jacques-Francois Thisse, Masahisa Fujita "and" Urs Schwiezer" Urban Public Finance, "David E. Wildasin" Urban Dynamics and Urban Externalities, "Takahiro Miyao "and" Yoshitsugu" "Kanemoto" Systems of Cities and Facility Location,

Income Inequality and Poverty in Eastern and Western Europe

Author: Notburga Ott
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Format: PDF
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The main purpose of the book is the analysis of income inequality and poverty in a comparative context. The book contains articles on the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Russia under transition. Western European countries which are under consideration are: Belgium, Catalonia, France, Germany (East and West), Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lorraine, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom. Objective as well as subjective approaches for measurement of poverty are used. The book gives references to public use files which could be used for own research of readers.

Local Government Reforms in Countries in Transition

Author: Frederick A. Lazin
ISBN: 9780739115718
Format: PDF, ePub
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Local Government Reforms in Countries in Transition explores the impacts that the end of the Cold War and increased globalization have had on governments around the world. The decentralization of national governments has led to a greater role for local governments; public administration and democratic representation are the new arenas of local governments the world over. Focusing not only on countries from the former Soviet Union, but also on Israel, China, South Africa, and Egypt, the contributors to this volume present a truly global investigation of countries experiencing governmental transformation. Book jacket.

Harwood Fundamentals of Pure and Applied Economics

Author: J. Lesourne
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415269070
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Harwood Fundamentals of Pure and Applied Economics series was a groundbreaking attempt to provide a comprehensive overview of modern economics. A series of short books - arranged into thematic sections - provides state-of-the-art accounts of key areas within the discipline. Although never completed, the series produced several landmark books. It is notable for: * charting the emergence of vibrant new areas of economics (eg 'positive' political economy) * the numerous examples it gives of major innovations like game theory and the new institutional economics re-vitalizing traditional areas of economics * attracting some of the most talented economists of its generation, including Avinash Dixit, Drew Fudenberg, Thomas Palfrey and Jean Tirole This collection reprints the series in its entirety, making all titles available in hardback for the first time, either as individual volumes, or bound together in mini-sets organized by sub-discipline.

The Economics of Housing Markets

Author: Richard F. Muth
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415269742
Format: PDF
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A state of the art overview of theoretical and empirical aspects of housing market research.

Public Finance

Author: Sudipto Mundle
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195637717
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Together, the contributors provide a comprehensive review of the fiscal reform process as a whole, while maintaining a practical and operational orientation. At the same time, the plurality of views and theoretical approaches presented here gives the student of Indian public finance a feel of the actual terms of discourse on fiscal policy. This book is essential reading not only for students, researchers and teachers, but also journalists and policy-makers.