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Innovations in Financing Public Services : Country Case Studies - Stephen J. Bailey

Innovations in Financing Public Services

Country Case Studies

By: Stephen J. Bailey (Editor), Pekka Valkama (Editor), Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th July 2010
ISBN: 9780230241596
Number Of Pages: 292

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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.

List of Figuresp. vii
List of Tablesp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Notes on Contributorsp. xii
Innovative Public Finance: Definition, Practice and Contextp. 1
Beyond PFI: Procurement of Public Sector Infrastructure and the Evolving Plurality of Methods in the UKp. 14
Innovations in Private Sector Provision of Infrastructure in South Koreap. 38
The Distinctive Financing of Road Infrastructures in Spain: Evolution and Innovationp. 59
Public-Private Partnerships in Slovenia: Reverse Financial Innovations Enhancing the Public Rolep. 87
Local Government Funding Agencies: Lessons from Success and Failurep. 114
Innovation in Local Government Risk Financing: Lessons from the UK and Nordic Experiencesp. 135
Innovations in Financing Higher Education in Slovakiap. 160
Innovation in the Turkish Budgetary System: Recent Developments in Public Governancep. 184
Co-Payments: Innovations in the Balance between Public and Private Financep. 203
Vouchers as Innovative Funding of Public Servicesp. 228
Public Service Vouchers in the UK and Finlandp. 253
Indexp. 275
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ISBN: 9780230241596
ISBN-10: 023024159X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 30th July 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1