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In 2015 the United Nations launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to define and coordinate global priorities and aspirations up until 2030, in response to the economic, social and environmental challenges faced by the planet. Many governments across the world signed up to these goals. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon ...
The Sustainable Development Goals: Industry Sector Approaches
In 2015 the United Nations launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to define and coordinate global priorities and aspirations up until 2030, in response to the economic, social and environmental challenges faced by the planet. Many governments across the world signed up to these goals. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon noted at the outset that business would be a vital partner in achieving the SDGs. This easy-to-digest book provides a critical evaluation of how a range of multinational companies from across different commercial sectors are currently addressing the Sustainable Development Goals and the challenges they are facing in contributing to them The private sector has thus been set the challenge of responding positively in support of the SDGs, whilst at the same time acting in the shorter-term interests of its stakeholders. Using a wealth of illustrative materials drawn from company reports and other sources, this book looks at the response of 80 companies and organisations from eight different industry sectors. It examines the different approaches taken, discusses how far the SDGs are actively supported, and reviews how progress is being assessed against related targets and objectives. In addition to an analysis of each industry sector, the book provides a summary overview of all industry sectors studied, identifying the most and least supported SDGs overall. This book will be of interest to the fast-growing body of academics studying and researching sustainability, as well as to industry managers and public sector operators involved in sustainability management and reporting. It provides detailed commentary and insights, and identifies both key themes from the research and critical issues for the successful implementation of the SDGs in the period up to 2030.
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55.78 USD

The Sustainable Development Goals: Industry Sector Approaches

by Martin Wynn, Peter Jones
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In 2015 the United Nations launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to define and coordinate global priorities and aspirations up until 2030, in response to the economic, social and environmental challenges faced by the planet. Many governments across the world signed up to these goals. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon ...
The Sustainable Development Goals: Industry Sector Approaches
In 2015 the United Nations launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to define and coordinate global priorities and aspirations up until 2030, in response to the economic, social and environmental challenges faced by the planet. Many governments across the world signed up to these goals. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon noted at the outset that business would be a vital partner in achieving the SDGs. This easy-to-digest book provides a critical evaluation of how a range of multinational companies from across different commercial sectors are currently addressing the Sustainable Development Goals and the challenges they are facing in contributing to them The private sector has thus been set the challenge of responding positively in support of the SDGs, whilst at the same time acting in the shorter-term interests of its stakeholders. Using a wealth of illustrative materials drawn from company reports and other sources, this book looks at the response of 80 companies and organisations from eight different industry sectors. It examines the different approaches taken, discusses how far the SDGs are actively supported, and reviews how progress is being assessed against related targets and objectives. In addition to an analysis of each industry sector, the book provides a summary overview of all industry sectors studied, identifying the most and least supported SDGs overall. This book will be of interest to the fast-growing body of academics studying and researching sustainability, as well as to industry managers and public sector operators involved in sustainability management and reporting. It provides detailed commentary and insights, and identifies both key themes from the research and critical issues for the successful implementation of the SDGs in the period up to 2030.
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162.750000 USD

The Sustainable Development Goals: Industry Sector Approaches

by Martin Wynn, Peter Jones
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The Tax Answerbook: Over 500 Questions and Answers
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20.950000 USD

The Tax Answerbook: Over 500 Questions and Answers

by Awe O David
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Public value theory has advanced over the past 30 years, but there is a need to extend its boundary outwards into new contexts and update its discourse to reflect new social challenges. We are now trying to create value in a globalized world, with supranational entities, with new international alliances ...
Public Value Theory and Budgeting: International Perspectives
Public value theory has advanced over the past 30 years, but there is a need to extend its boundary outwards into new contexts and update its discourse to reflect new social challenges. We are now trying to create value in a globalized world, with supranational entities, with new international alliances and institutions, in a frightening post-truth era. How can public managers grapple with these emerging realities? This book seeks to provide answers to such public value questions by applying powerful budgeting perspectives. Using case studies of independent budget offices, key fiscal instruments, and leading public value frameworks, this book stands out in its use of budgetary lenses to answer pertinent questions about the multidimensional processes of value creation by and for a wider society. Pushing the debate on public value forward and taking it onto the global stage, the book asks whether public value (and other public administration theories) are applicable beyond the traditional context of the pro-globalization Western liberal democracies in which they were conceived. It does this by exploring the realms of developing countries, supranational entities, and post-Communist societies, among others. Finally, it presents these explorations in light of very recent sociopolitical trends and phenomena, including the growth of civil society, the global financial crisis, the illiberal democracy, and the post-truth era. Tailored to an audience comprising public administration scholars, students of government, budget practitioners, and social scientists interested in contemporary problems of values in society, this book helps to advance public administration thought by extending public value theory into new contexts and relating it to the growing global challenges of public life.
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223.16 USD

Public Value Theory and Budgeting: International Perspectives

by Usman W Chohan
Hardback
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Riding a Donkey Backwards Through Afghanistan: Transforming the Afghanistan Army
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10.450000 USD

Riding a Donkey Backwards Through Afghanistan: Transforming the Afghanistan Army

by Mick Simonelli
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Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres' and Braithwaite's ground breaking work on `responsive regulation', we have seen models of `smart regulation', `regulatory governance' and `regulatory capitalism' emerge to capture the growing prevalence and importance of regulation in modern liberal Western capitalist societies. Important ...
Governing through Regulation: Public Policy, Regulation and the Law
Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres' and Braithwaite's ground breaking work on `responsive regulation', we have seen models of `smart regulation', `regulatory governance' and `regulatory capitalism' emerge to capture the growing prevalence and importance of regulation in modern liberal Western capitalist societies. Important advances also have been made in the practice of regulation, with regulators evolving from traditional enforcement focussed `command and control' models to being `modern regulators' with a suite of diverse and innovative regulatory tools at their disposal. The book presents and critically examines these theoretical and practical developments from the perspective of governments who design regulations, and the regulators that deploy them. In doing so, the book examines the various forces and interests that influence and shape the regulatory endeavour, and the practical challenges facing governments and regulators when deciding whether and how to regulate. This volume is a study of regulation in context: in the context of the public policy it is designed to deliver; the law that enables, shapes and holds it to account; and the evolving societal and institutional frameworks within which it takes place. Aimed to provide innovative cross-disciplinary conceptual frameworks that regulators, regulatees, those whom regulation is intended to benefit, and academics, might employ to better understand and undertake the regulatory endeavour. This will be of great interest to researchers, educators, advanced students and practitioners working in the fields of political science, public management and administration, and public policy. .
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68.80 USD

Governing through Regulation: Public Policy, Regulation and the Law

by Eric Windholz
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Managerial cost accounting is the financial and managerial tool that is used to estimate the organizational cost of products and services in business and government. In recent decades, cost accounting in the United States and other advanced industrial countries has been dominated by discussions of Activity Based Costing or ABC. ...
Cost Accounting in Government: Theory and Applications
Managerial cost accounting is the financial and managerial tool that is used to estimate the organizational cost of products and services in business and government. In recent decades, cost accounting in the United States and other advanced industrial countries has been dominated by discussions of Activity Based Costing or ABC. While ABC can be shown to produce a more accurate estimate of cost than older and more basic types of cost accounting, ABC is not used extensively in many governments. We argue that this recent focus on ABC has stifled examination and discussion of how government cost accounting is being used and how it could be used in practice. The study of cost accounting practice reveals an important and underexplored area of financial management in government. Given the scandals that cost accounting estimates can create and that different types of cost accounting can create different estimates of cost it may be reasonable to ask whether the cost accounting exercise is worth it? Cost Accounting in Government: Theory and Applications addresses these unusual and unusually important topics through a series of studies of different government cost accounting practices. The first section of the book presents two chapters on the history and basic elements of cost accounting. The second section of the book provides further discussion and case studies of actual cost accounting practices in the main areas that cost accounting has been used in government: benchmarking the performance of government services, rate setting, grant overhead cost recovery, and cost management. The last two chapters discuss cost accounting practices in Europe and the future of cost accounting. These cases span local and federal governments and provide a much needed context to the study of cost accounting in government. Aimed at academics, researchers and policy makers in the fields of Accounting, Public Administration, and Government Studies, Cost Accounting in Government: Theory and Applications seeks to address the practical and theoretical gap in government cost accounting research with case studies of different public agencies that are using cost accounting for different purposes. The case studies illustrate that different purposes for cost accounting create unique and interesting cost accounting practices. The case studies provide useful examples of actual cost accounting systems that can inform both research and instruction
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52.450000 USD

Cost Accounting in Government: Theory and Applications

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There is something visceral about ownership. This is mine; you can't have it. This is mine; you can share it. This is ours. Try to find it. Contemporary literature and investigative journalism are showing that the scale of the problem of tax evasion, money laundering, organised crime, terrorism, bribery, corruption ...
Ownership, Financial Accountability and the Law: Transparency Strategies and Counter-Initiatives
There is something visceral about ownership. This is mine; you can't have it. This is mine; you can share it. This is ours. Try to find it. Contemporary literature and investigative journalism are showing that the scale of the problem of tax evasion, money laundering, organised crime, terrorism, bribery, corruption and gross human rights abuses is vast. Ownership - specifically, the quest to identify beneficial owners - has been chosen by national and international regulators as the touchstone, the litmus test in the fight back. An owner by definition must possess something for which they are financially accountable. But what is meant by ownership ? This book explains why ownership is pivotal to accountability, and what ownership means in common law, civil law and Shariah law terms. It looks in detail at State, regional and international transparency strategies and at an equally powerful global private counter-initiative to promote beneficial ownership avoidance through the use of so-called orphan structures . Where there is no owner, there is no accountability. The distinction between privacy and legitimate confidentiality on the one hand, and concealment on the other is explained with reference to commercial and trade law and practice, principles of corporate governance and applicable business human rights. This book introduces one further counter initiative: the phenomenon of transient ownership made possible through the use of cryptocurrency and the blockchain. The study concludes with a blueprint for action with recommendations addressed to states, international organisations, practitioners and other stakeholders.
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223.16 USD

Ownership, Financial Accountability and the Law: Transparency Strategies and Counter-Initiatives

by Paul Beckett
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Budget Planner Organizer: Budget Planner And Financial Planner Organizer To Control Daily Expense With Expense Planner
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7.340000 USD

Budget Planner Organizer: Budget Planner And Financial Planner Organizer To Control Daily Expense With Expense Planner

by Hab Publication
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2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab
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7.340000 USD

2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab

by Verna McDaniel
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2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab
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7.340000 USD

2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab

by Verna McDaniel
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2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab
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7.340000 USD

2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab

by Verna McDaniel
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2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab
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7.340000 USD

2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab

by Verna McDaniel
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2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab
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7.340000 USD

2020 Appointment Book: Appointments Notebook for Salons, Hairdressers, Spa and nail Hourly Planner year calendar 2020 Daily for Time 15 Minute Increment with tab

by Verna McDaniel
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Running public sector organizations requires specialist accounting and finance skills to overcome the unique challenges of the sector. Citizens rely on their governments to provide a wide range of public services from an inevitably limited budget and therefore the better that the public money is managed the more services that ...
International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting
Running public sector organizations requires specialist accounting and finance skills to overcome the unique challenges of the sector. Citizens rely on their governments to provide a wide range of public services from an inevitably limited budget and therefore the better that the public money is managed the more services that can be delivered. Just as there is no single best way to manage a business there is no single best way to manage public finances. Co-published by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), the world's leading professional public finance accountancy body, International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting provides an expert introduction to public sector accounting and finance. This book was conceived to accompany CIPFA's International Public Financial Management (IPFM) qualifications as a resource for students that seeks to capture the essential elements of the modules they study, and reflects good practice as put forward by CIPFA in its examination syllabuses. Students of public management and public sector accounting will find this a useful text. Practitioners working in the public sector will also find this concise book vital reading in seeking value for money in providing public services.
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59.800000 USD

International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting

by Gary Bandy
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Running public sector organizations requires specialist accounting and finance skills to overcome the unique challenges of the sector. Citizens rely on their governments to provide a wide range of public services from an inevitably limited budget and therefore the better that the public money is managed the more services that ...
International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting
Running public sector organizations requires specialist accounting and finance skills to overcome the unique challenges of the sector. Citizens rely on their governments to provide a wide range of public services from an inevitably limited budget and therefore the better that the public money is managed the more services that can be delivered. Just as there is no single best way to manage a business there is no single best way to manage public finances. Co-published by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), the world's leading professional public finance accountancy body, International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting provides an expert introduction to public sector accounting and finance. This book was conceived to accompany CIPFA's International Public Financial Management (IPFM) qualifications as a resource for students that seeks to capture the essential elements of the modules they study, and reflects good practice as put forward by CIPFA in its examination syllabuses. Students of public management and public sector accounting will find this a useful text. Practitioners working in the public sector will also find this concise book vital reading in seeking value for money in providing public services.
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131.250000 USD

International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting

by Gary Bandy
Hardback
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Discover the best practical application guide for those looking to satisfy governmental GAAP compliance rules Wiley GAAP for Governments 2018 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Designed with the needs of the user ...
Wiley GAAP for Governments 2018: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments
Discover the best practical application guide for those looking to satisfy governmental GAAP compliance rules Wiley GAAP for Governments 2018 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Designed with the needs of the user in mind, this comprehensive resource presents the important developments in governmental GAAP during the past year. It is a thorough, reliable reference that financial professionals will consistently keep on their desks rather to refer to in their daily work. More and more governmental accounting standards, in growing complexity, continue to be issued. This reliable book, which guides preparers through the complexity of preparation and implementation of the relevant changes, is an industry favorite for its accessibility, completeness, and relevance, helping readers every year achieve and maintain compliance with minimal burden. Up-to-date, insightful, and practical implementation information about new accounting pronouncements Coverage of public educational institutions, public authorities and individual pension plans financial statements, which is not provided by competing books Contains a disclosure checklist for financial statements of governmental entities that will enable preparers to ensure all disclosures required by GAAP for governments have been made Utilizes flowcharts, diagrams, and charts to help facilitate the user's understanding of the material Written as a practical application guide instead of an academic reference Don't wait until it's time to start calculating and filing, get a jump-start on the new year with all of the latest developments in governmental GAAP with the new edition of the number one guide, Wiley GAAP for Governments 2018: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments, 2nd Edition.
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94.500000 USD

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2018: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments

by Warren Ruppel
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This annual edition provides accountants and other financial professionals with assistance in understanding and applying the special considerations required in a single audit. It is an indispensable resource for auditors performing Yellow Book audits. This new edition provides up-to-date information and expert guidance on single audits and Uniform Guidance compliance ...
Audit Guide: Government Auditing Standards and Single Audits 2018
This annual edition provides accountants and other financial professionals with assistance in understanding and applying the special considerations required in a single audit. It is an indispensable resource for auditors performing Yellow Book audits. This new edition provides up-to-date information and expert guidance on single audits and Uniform Guidance compliance audit requirements, including example auditor reports for both the reporting required under Government Auditing Standards and the Uniform Guidance compliance audit.
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103.950000 USD

Audit Guide: Government Auditing Standards and Single Audits 2018

by Aicpa
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The purpose of this book is to offer insights into the complex and often unclear context of public sector management, providing a new theoretical and practical approach to the analysis and interpretation of these issues. The book is grounded in the awareness that the public sector has too often shown ...
Managerialism in the Public Sector: Perspectives and Prospects
The purpose of this book is to offer insights into the complex and often unclear context of public sector management, providing a new theoretical and practical approach to the analysis and interpretation of these issues. The book is grounded in the awareness that the public sector has too often shown inefficiencies, despite the expensive measures taken, and from manifold perspectives such as the economic, social, organizational, and institutional ones, among others. It acknowledges the lack of behavioral, cultural, and context-oriented research in the field, thus proposing to innovate the debate and to expand the current understanding of which organizational features characterize modern public administrations, what factors influence the predominance of different models, with a special focus on the Italian setting, benefiting from a wholly comprehensive innovative methodological approach. The findings offer key implications for theory, practice, and policy-making, contending the importance of holistic approaches to the debate and abandoning pre-constituted schemes to put forth the relevance of behavioral models. It offers a key message: contextual-specific and cultural factors influencing individual behaviors are important and should better influence policy-making processes, towards glocalization in order to improve quality.
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223.16 USD

Managerialism in the Public Sector: Perspectives and Prospects

by Andrea Tomo
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Islamic Macroeconomics proposes an Islamic model that offers significant prospects for economic growth and durable macroeconomic stability, and which is immune to the defects of the economic models prevailing both in developed and developing countries. An Islamic model advocates a limited government confined to its natural duties of defence, justice, ...
Islamic Macroeconomics: A Model for Efficient Government, Stability and Full Employment
Islamic Macroeconomics proposes an Islamic model that offers significant prospects for economic growth and durable macroeconomic stability, and which is immune to the defects of the economic models prevailing both in developed and developing countries. An Islamic model advocates a limited government confined to its natural duties of defence, justice, education, health, infrastructure, regulation, and welfare of the vulnerable population. It prohibits interest-based debt and money, and requires full liberalization of all markets including labor, financial, commodity, trade, and foreign exchange markets. The government should be Sharia-compliant in its taxation power and regulatory intervention; it ought to reduce unproductive spending in favor of productive spending. This book is essential reading for students and academics of Islamic economics and finance, economists, practitioners, and researchers.
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162.750000 USD

Islamic Macroeconomics: A Model for Efficient Government, Stability and Full Employment

by Noureddine Krichene
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Have you ever wondered what Adam Smith would have to say about you playing the lottery? Or whether Jeremy Bentham could cure your hangover (through economics)? Ever pondered over what Milton Friedman might get you for Christmas? By comparing and contrasting what the greatest economists of all time would have ...
What Would Keynes Do?: How the greatest economists would solve your everyday problems
Have you ever wondered what Adam Smith would have to say about you playing the lottery? Or whether Jeremy Bentham could cure your hangover (through economics)? Ever pondered over what Milton Friedman might get you for Christmas? By comparing and contrasting what the greatest economists of all time would have to say about 40 questions from your everyday life, What Would Keynes Do? will help you get to grips with all the important economic theories in an original and thought-provoking way. Includes such puzzling conundrums as: -Should I park in an illegal parking space and risk a fine? -Should I go to University or start working straight away? -Should I leave my children all my wealth after my death or spread it out throughout my life? -Should I ever commit a crime? -If I enjoy drinking beer, how much should I drink? -Is it OK to be selfish? -Should I vote for a political party which promises to raise taxes?
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24.16 USD

What Would Keynes Do?: How the greatest economists would solve your everyday problems

by Tejvan Pettinger
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In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt ...
Regulation of the London Stock Exchange: Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914-1945
In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt obliged in the process to abandon long-cherished policies, Analyse the forces which led to it, and Account for the form in which it was implemented. Throughout the period, the attitudes of both the Stock Exchange and Government were affected by widening interest in share ownership, the increasing tendency for business interests to look to the Exchange for long-term finance, and the increasing challenge of financing the Government's expenditure. At a disaggregated level, the market was able to respond to changing circumstances taking advantages of opportunities and weaknesses. At an aggregated level, the Exchange was not able to foresee the implications of change or to forestall unfortunate consequences. This exposed the weakness of the criminal justice system and its failure to serve as a deterrent for abuse. This study, the only book to take full account of the documents held by the National Archives in relation to the Bodkin Committee, examines the stages by which share trading in the United Kingdom came to be a statutorily regulated activity and by which the London Stock Exchange moved from being antagonistic towards public regulation in 1914 to lobbying in 1944 for the new scheme to be implemented.
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213.86 USD

Regulation of the London Stock Exchange: Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914-1945

by Chris Swinson
Hardback
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The Budget Deficit and National Debt analyzes and attempts to better understand the problems associated with the debt and deficit. The theme of this book parallels the Miller Center's primary focus on governance and the presidency. The president is a key actor in submitting, approving, and administrating the budget. Therefore, ...
The Budget Deficit and the National Debt
The Budget Deficit and National Debt analyzes and attempts to better understand the problems associated with the debt and deficit. The theme of this book parallels the Miller Center's primary focus on governance and the presidency. The president is a key actor in submitting, approving, and administrating the budget. Therefore, the study of debt and deficit is in keeping with the Miller Center's focus on governance and the presidency.
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70.340000 USD

The Budget Deficit and the National Debt

by Kenneth W. Thompson
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The United States is engaged in an ambitious agenda of defense transformation that is revolutionizing the way the U.S. military organizes, trains, fights, and even thinks about conflict. What impact will this have on America's European allies? How can NATO transform itself for the 21st century? This volume examines the ...
Transatlantic Transformations: Equipping NATO for the 21st Century
The United States is engaged in an ambitious agenda of defense transformation that is revolutionizing the way the U.S. military organizes, trains, fights, and even thinks about conflict. What impact will this have on America's European allies? How can NATO transform itself for the 21st century? This volume examines the implications of U.S. defense transformation for NATO, particularly how America and its allies can close the transatlantic transformation gap -a looming breach in strategic orientation, spending priorities, and conceptual and operational planning and training. It examines European approaches to defense transformations and charts the progress made by the Alliance from Kosovo to Kabul -while showing how far it still has to go. The authors approach the issue of NATO transformation from different perspectives. As a whole, however, their argument is straightforward. If Alliance transformation is to be successful it must include, but also go beyond, the purely military dimension. NATO must transform its scope and strategic rationale, its capabilities, its partnerships -its very ways of doing business. They offer a range of policy prescriptions for the NATO Summit in Istanbul and beyond. Contributors include Richard L. Kugler, Rob de Wijk, George Robertson, Yves Boyer, Jeffrey P. Bialos, Andrew James, Hans Binnendijk, Manfred Engelhardt and Stuart L. Koehl.
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12.600000 USD

Transatlantic Transformations: Equipping NATO for the 21st Century

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This book examines the failure of economic reform in Russia since 1991, when Boris Yeltsin proclaimed his commitment to economic stabilization, privatization, and price liberalization. Optimism over Russia!-s market reforms vanished with the crash of August 1998, when the ruble lost over 70 percent of its value and banks defaulted ...
Logic of Economic Reform in Russia Pb
This book examines the failure of economic reform in Russia since 1991, when Boris Yeltsin proclaimed his commitment to economic stabilization, privatization, and price liberalization. Optimism over Russia!-s market reforms vanished with the crash of August 1998, when the ruble lost over 70 percent of its value and banks defaulted on their debts and forward currency contracts. Contrary to Yeltsin!-s reform promises, the Russian economy of the 1990s more closely resembled a Soviet model than a market-driven one. The Logic of Economic Reform in Russia illuminates the general problems of establishing market economies in settings where the institutional system to support the market has not had decades to develop. Suggesting that corruption may be associated with growth in the early stages of capitalism, Jerry F. Hough argues that the disappointing results of Yeltsin!-s reform efforts were not the product of Russian culture or history, but the logical consequences of rational men responding to the incentive system created by economic reform.
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28.340000 USD

Logic of Economic Reform in Russia Pb

by Jerry F Hough
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Indonesia has the fourth largest total population and the largest Muslim population of any nation on earth. Indonesia's transition to democracy, thus, is critically important at a time when the West's relationship with much of the Muslim world is problematic and the push for greater democracy worldwide is a U.S. ...
Out of Business and On Budget: The Challenge of Military Financing in Indonesia
Indonesia has the fourth largest total population and the largest Muslim population of any nation on earth. Indonesia's transition to democracy, thus, is critically important at a time when the West's relationship with much of the Muslim world is problematic and the push for greater democracy worldwide is a U.S. priority. A major impediment to democracy in Indonesia and several other nations is a military establishment that is not financially accountable to civilian leaders and thus nearly impossible to control. This new study examines what is necessary to bring the Indonesian military on-budget -what policies are required, what Indonesia can learn from other nations (e.g. China, Turkey), -and what a realistic timetable looks like. More than half of what the Indonesian armed forces spend is believed to come from sources other than the national budget. These sources include a vast array of commercial enterprises, non-profit foundations, cooperatives, and rent-seeking activities. Lex Rieffel, who began doing research in Indonesia in 1968 and has extensive experience in economic development and international finance issues, is impressed by the commitment of Indonesia's new government to reduce the role of the armed forces in the economy and make it a fully professional institution. The concise treatment considers not only the requirements but also the ramifications of success -or failure -in this endeavor and can serve to inform similar efforts in other democratizing countries, such as Pakistan and Nigeria.
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22.040000 USD

Out of Business and On Budget: The Challenge of Military Financing in Indonesia

by Lex Rieffel
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First published in 1978, The Structure and Reform of Direct Taxation presents the full findings and recommendations of the `Meade' committee set up by The Institute for Fiscal Studies. It represents the most important contemporary examination of the structure of UK taxation and direct taxation systems in general. The results ...
The Structure and Reform of Direct Taxation
First published in 1978, The Structure and Reform of Direct Taxation presents the full findings and recommendations of the `Meade' committee set up by The Institute for Fiscal Studies. It represents the most important contemporary examination of the structure of UK taxation and direct taxation systems in general. The results of two years' intensive research and discussion by this independent committee are presented as a report under the joint authorship of an outstanding team of tax experts. The committee brought together professional practitioners-lawyers, accountants and taxation administrators-and academic specialists in fiscal studies, and here provides a unique review of direct taxation which is comprehensive, singularly original and full of good sense. The book begins with a return to first principles, restates the objectives of a good tax system and analyses existing structures. It goes on to examine the feasibility of basic reforms which would allow the system to become more straightforward in operation and which would base taxation on what individuals take out of the economy rather than on what they put into it.
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66.100000 USD

The Structure and Reform of Direct Taxation

by James E. Meade
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In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public revenue, is exposed to various threats, ...
Public Sector Revenue: Principles, Policies and Management
In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public revenue, is exposed to various threats, while alternative sources of public revenues have much potential but are rarely carefully designed and harnessed. Public Sector Revenue: Principles, Policies and Management sets itself apart from other textbooks through its exclusive focus on the revenue side of public financial management. It provides the reader with the theoretical foundations and practical tools to understand the generation and management of revenues in the public sector, and it weaves a wide range of international examples throughout the text. Students will also benefit from a companion website with supplements including test questions and answers to the end-of-chapter discussion questions inside the book. This textbook will be essential reading for students, managers and policymakers within the areas of public financial management, public sector accounting and public administration.
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61.35 USD

Public Sector Revenue: Principles, Policies and Management

by Alberto Asquer
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Now in a Second Edition, Federal Government Auditing is a single-source reference guide that assists professionals and nonprofessionals performing audits unique to federal departments and agencies, to contractors and grantees, universities, and other non-profits. It also includes coverage of federal financial statements, budgeting, and accounting, presented in non-technical language. Auditors ...
Wiley Federal Government Auditing: Laws, Regulations, Standards, Practices, and Sarbanes-Oxley
Now in a Second Edition, Federal Government Auditing is a single-source reference guide that assists professionals and nonprofessionals performing audits unique to federal departments and agencies, to contractors and grantees, universities, and other non-profits. It also includes coverage of federal financial statements, budgeting, and accounting, presented in non-technical language. Auditors and accountants will benefit from the book's practical guidance and insights for performing audits unique to federal departments and agencies as well as audits of federal grantees.
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Wiley Federal Government Auditing: Laws, Regulations, Standards, Practices, and Sarbanes-Oxley

by Cornelius E Tierney, David M. Zavada, Jeffrey W. Green, Roldan Fernandez, Edward F. Kearney
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