The agile city : Building well-being and wealth in an era of climate change

In a very short time America has realized that global warming poses real challenges to the nation's future. The Agile City engages the fundamental question: what to do about it? Journalist and urban analyst James S. Russell argues that we'll more quickly slow global warming-and blunt its effects-by retrofitting cities, suburbs, and towns. The Agile City shows that change undertaken at the building and community level can reach carbon-reduction goals rapidly.

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Better Environmental Policy Studies

This book looks at five of the most important environmental policy studies undertaken in recent decades to determine what made them successful and to devise strategies for creating successful studies in the future. It presents a pragmatic approach to conducting environmental policy studies, one that recognises the conflicting agendas that complicate the arena.

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Effective implementation in practice : Integrating public policy and management

Effective Implementation in Practice: Integrating Public Policy and Management presents an instrumental approach to implementation analysis

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Corporate Finance Law Principles and Policy

Understanding Financial law is crucial to appreciating the creation and formation of banking and financial regulation, as well as the legal framework for finance generally. Financial law forms a substantial portion of commercial law, and notably a substantial proportion of the global economy, and legal billables are dependent on sound and clear legal policy pertaining to financial transactions.

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International Finance THEORY & POLICY Eleventh edition

International Finance: Theory and Policy provides engaging, balanced coverage of the key concepts and practical applications of the discipline. An intuitive introduction to international finance theory is followed by detailed coverage of policy applications.

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Public Finance and Public Policy

In the past twenty years, the field of public finance has undergone a dramatic evolution, with a growing interest in the study of transfer programs and social insurance. The field has also moved from predominantly theoretic approaches to putting more emphasis on high-quality empirical work, both in the traditional areas of tax and direct spending and in the newer areas of transfer programs and social insurance. Jonathan Gruber's Public Finance and Public Policy is the first text to acknowledge those changes. Written specifically with those developments in mind, it brings the realities of contemporary public finance to the classroom in ways no other text can match.

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