This comprehensive Companion analyses the relevance of the OECD as a transnational policy maker, idea broker and standard setter. Bringing together diverse disciplines and methodologies, it establishes the influence of the OECD on modern understandings of governance.
This timely Research Handbook explores the handling of city and municipal finances in the 21st century. It examines the impact of the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic on cities and municipalities, highlighting strengths, weaknesses, and avenues for future progress in city and municipal financial management.
With novel insights into the ambitions and objectives behind President Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission, this innovative book elucidates how the Commission has transcended the concept of ‘ever closer union’ in its attempts to adopt a future-proof EU reform agenda in the highly contested fields of migration and economic policy.
In this timely book, Carol S. Weissert proves that federalism is highly relevant to
the modern world and worthy of deeper academic study. Highlighting the dynamic
nature of federalism, this book focuses on linking scholarship to the policy and
politics of federalism in the US and across the world.
This scholarly Research Handbook captures key observations and analyses within the field of public financial management. It offers much-needed insights into possible future research ventures while presenting contemporary summaries of past studies in this ever-evolving field.
Illustrating the knowledge and ideas of thinkers such as Mandeville, Hume,
Montesquieu and Smith, this book fully investigates the entire panorama of social
sciences as well as providing a clear and concise analysis of the history of the
social sciences from the point at which evolutionary theory entered the field.
This illuminating book is a republican critique of the current system of global
governance and its failure to address key global problems. With a republican account
of international political theory which transcends these prevailing forms of global
governance, it develops republican forms of leadership and citizenship to inform the
creation of a stronger system of formal international organisations.
Using a range of calculative devices, (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations
explores the methods used by central banks to predict and govern the tail risks that
could impact financial stability. Through an in-depth case study, the book utilises
empirically-informed theoretical analysis to capture these low-probability and
high-impact events, and offers a novel conceptualisation of the role of risk
modelling within the macroprudential policy agenda.
This thought-provoking Research Agenda examines various themes within economic
studies that have become active areas of commentary for economists of the Austrian
School. Contributors establish their own distinctive interpretations of how an
Austrian Research Agenda should appear, displaying plainly that there is no set
dogma within Austrian economics.
This ground breaking Handbook brings together a number of chapters into one comprehensive book on the timely subject matter of the political economy of health and health care. The book contains up-to-date discussion on the state of the art of the key questions of the subject matter, and it provides a unique understanding of health policy making by drawing on an interdisciplinary approach to political economy.