Governmental Financial Resilience: International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity

Governmental Financial Resilience: International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity

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ISBN-13: 9781787142633
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Publication date: 06/07/2017
Series: Public Policy and Governance Series , #27
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Chapter 1 Introduction: Governments and Crises Iris Saliterer Martin Jones Ileana Steccolini 1

Chapter 2 Austria - Building Capacities Versus Resting on Laurels Sanja Korac 17

Chapter 3 A Tale of Two Jurisdictions: A Focus on the Effect of Regulatory Constraints on Municipal Resilience in Australia Joseph Drew 35

Chapter 4 Financial Resilience in Brazilian Municipalities André C. B. De Aquino Ricardo Lopes Cardoso 53

Chapter 5 English Resilience in the Face of Austerity Martin Jones 73

Chapter 6 Resilience Patterns of French Municipalities: A Case Study Céline du Boys 93

Chapter 7 A Cushioned Impact of the Financial Crisis - Local Government Financial Resilience in Germany Ulf Papenfuβ Iris Saliterer Nora Albrecht 115

Chapter 8 Financial Resilience of Greek Local Governments Sandra Cohen Nikolaos Hlepas 135

Chapter 9 Patterns of Financial Resilience in Italian Municipalities Carmela Barbera 153

Chapter 10 Financial Resilience: How Dutch Cities Have Buffered and Adapted to the Financial Crisis Tom Overmans 173

Chapter 11 Financial Resilience: The Swedish Case Niklas Wällstedt Roland Almqvist 187

Chapter 12 Financial Resilience at the Root of the Crisis - Michigan, U.S. Sanja Korac Iris Saliterer Eric Scorsone 207

Chapter 13 Conclusion Heana Steccolini Martin Jones Iris Saliterer 229

Index 241

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