Innovations In Financing Public Services: Country Case Studies

Hardcover | September 15, 2010

EditorStephen J. Bailey, Pekka Valkama, Ari-veikko Anttiroiko

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This book explores new forms of private, mutual municipal, public-private and "reverse" state funding of public investments, co-payments and shared contributions, vouchers, and pooled public risk-financing. It includes case studies taken from the Nordic countries, UK, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and South Korea.

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This book explores new forms of private, mutual municipal, public-private and "reverse" state funding of public investments, co-payments and shared contributions, vouchers, and pooled public risk-financing. It includes case studies taken from the Nordic countries, UK, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and South Korea.

STEPHEN J. BAILEY is Professor of Public Sector Economics, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. He has published many books and articles dealing with public finance. He has undertaken work for UK government departments and international organizations, and is currently researching local government charges for the Chartered Institute of P...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024159X

ISBN - 13:9780230241596

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Table of Contents

Innovative Public Finance: Definition, Practice and Context; P.Valkama, A-V.Anttiroiko & S.J.Bailey
Beyond PFI: Procurement of Public Sector Infrastructure and the Evolving Plurality of Methods in the UK; D.Asenova, M.Beck & S.J.Bailey
Innovations in Private Sector Provision of Infrastructure in South Korea; S-T.Kim
The Distinctive Financing of Road Infrastructures in Spain: Evolution and Innovation; B.Acerete
Public Private Partnerships in Slovenia: Reverse Financial Innovations Enhancing the Public Role; N.Hrovatin
Local Government Funding Agencies: Lessons from Success and Failure; N.Anderson, S.J.Bailey & H.Pautz
Innovation in Local Government Risk Financing: Lessons from the UK and Nordic Experiences; J.Hood, B.Stein & P.Valkama
Innovations in Financing Higher Education in Slovakia; M.Beblavý, P.Mederly & E.Sicáková-Beblavá
Innovation in the Turkish Budgetary System: Recent Developments in Public Governance; H.Kirmanoglu & P.Akkoyunlu
Co-Payments: Innovations in the Balance between Public and Private Finance; S.J.Bailey
Vouchers as Innovative Funding of Public Services; P.Valkama, S.Bailey & I.C.Elliott
Public Service Vouchers in the UK and Finland; I.C. Elliott, P.Valkama & S.J.Bailey