Innovations in Financing Public Services: Country Case Studies

Innovations in Financing Public Services: Country Case Studies

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ISBN-13: 9780230241596
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/30/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

BASILIO ACERETE is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Zaragoza, Spain
PINAR AKKOYUNLU is Associate Professor in the Department of Public Finance at Istanbul University, Turkey
NICHOLAS ANDERSON is Senior Vice-President at the Swedish Export Credit Corporation (SEK)
DARINKA ASENOVA is Reader in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
MIROSLAV BEBLAVÝ is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, Chairman of the Slovak Governance Institute and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for European Policy Studies in Brussels, Belgium
MATTHIAS BECK is Professor of Public Sector Management and Research Director at the University of York Management School, UK
IAN ELLIOTT is Lecturer and Programme Leader of the Executive Masters in Public Services Management at Queen Margaret University, UK
JOHN HOOD is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
NEVENKA HROVATIN is Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
SURK-TAE KIM is Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
HULYA KIRMANOGLU is Professor in the Department of Public Finance, Faculty of Economics at Istanbul University, Turkey
PETER MEDERLY is Associate Professor at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
EMÍLIA SI?ÁKOVÁ-BEBLAVÁ is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
HARTWIG PAUTZ is Lecturer in the Department of Economic Studies and International Business at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
BILL STEIN is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting, Finance& Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

List of Tables ix

Acknowledgements xi

Notes on Contributors xii

1 Innovative Public Finance: Definition, Practice and Context Pekka Valkama Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko Stephen J. Bailey 1

2 Beyond PFI: Procurement of Public Sector Infrastructure and the Evolving Plurality of Methods in the UK Darinka Asenova Matthias Beck Stephen J. Bailey 14

3 Innovations in Private Sector Provision of Infrastructure in South Korea Surk-Tae Kim 38

4 The Distinctive Financing of Road Infrastructures in Spain: Evolution and Innovation Basilio Acerete 59

5 Public-Private Partnerships in Slovenia: Reverse Financial Innovations Enhancing the Public Role Nevenka Hrovatin 87

6 Local Government Funding Agencies: Lessons from Success and Failure Nicholas Anderson Stephen J. Bailey Hartwig Pautz 114

7 Innovation in Local Government Risk Financing: Lessons from the UK and Nordic Experiences John Hood Bill Stein Pekka Valkama 135

8 Innovations in Financing Higher Education in Slovakia Miroslav Beblavý Peter Mederly Emília Sicáková-Beblavá 160

9 Innovation in the Turkish Budgetary System: Recent Developments in Public Governance Hulya Kirmanoglu Pinar Akkoyunlu 184

10 Co-Payments: Innovations in the Balance between Public and Private Finance Stephen J. Bailey 203

11 Vouchers as Innovative Funding of Public Services Pekka Valkama Stephen J. Bailey Ian C. Elliott 228

12 Public Service Vouchers in the UK and Finland Ian C. Elliott Pekka Valkama Stephen J. Bailey 253

Index 275

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