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Contributions to Economics

Contributions to Economics
242 Jahrgänge | 1989 - 2020


The series Contributions to Economics provides an outlet for innovative research in all areas of economics. Books published in the series are primarily monographs and multiple author works that present new research results on a clearly defined topic, but contributed volumes and conference proceedings are also considered. All books are published in print and ebook and disseminated and promoted globally. The series and the volumes published in it are indexed by Scopus and ISI (selected volumes).

Alle Bücher der Reihe Contributions to Economics

2020 | Buch

Economic Development and Financial Markets

Latest Research and Policy Insights from Central and Southeastern Europe

This book offers fresh insights into the economic development and financial markets of Southeastern and Central European countries. The first part analyses macroeconomic trends and monetary policy issues, while the second part explores the …

2020 | Buch

Public Administration and Regional Management in Russia

Challenges and Prospects in a Multicultural Region

This book addresses current challenges in public administration and regional management in Russia. By taking into account socio-economic factors, as well as key ethnic, cultural and social processes in multicultural regions, it identifies the …

2020 | Buch

Dynamic Models and Inequality

The Role of the Market Mechanism in Economic Distribution

This book examines empirical and theoretical research on economic inequality from the perspective of dynamic models. By using advanced mathematical tools, it reveals fundamental market dynamics and underlines the role of subsistence constraints …

2020 | Buch

Economic Growth in the European Union

Analyzing SME and Investment Policies

This book studies the economic recovery of individual European Union member states more than ten years after the beginning of the global economic crisis. In light of austerity policies and conservative government investments in many EU countries …

2020 | Buch

Business Performance and Financial Institutions in Europe

Business Models and Value Creation Across European Industries

This book examines the business models, performance, and decision-making approaches employed by financial institutions in Central and Southeast Europe. The respective contributions cover a wide range of industries, including banking …

2019 | Buch

Sustainable Growth and Development of Economic Systems

Contradictions in the Era of Digitalization and Globalization

This contributed volume presents the outcomes of multidisciplinary studies on the problem of sustainable economic development. The key issues addressed here are economic transformation, crisis management, formation and implementation of industrial …

2019 | Buch

Globalization and Development

Economic and Socio-Cultural Perspectives from Emerging Markets

This book presents economic and socio-cultural perspectives on globalization from emerging markets. It explores the links between globalization and development, and reveals the dynamics, strengths and weaknesses, trends in and implications of …

2019 | Buch

Climate Change and Global Development

Market, Global Players and Empirical Evidence

This book presents new research related to climate change policies and effects. It discusses the implications of climate change on issues pertaining to international relations and economic development, and the question of how climate change could …

2019 | Buch

Empirical Research on an Unconditional Basic Income in Europe

The unconditional basic income (UBI) has attracted renewed attention in academia, as well as in public discussions in recent years, and much has been written on the possible consequences of a UBI. However, this is the first book focusing on the …

2019 | Buch

Blockchain Economics and Financial Market Innovation

Financial Innovations in the Digital Age

This book discusses various aspects of blockchains in economic systems and investment strategies in crypto markets. It first addresses the topic from a conceptual and theoretical point of view, and then analyzes it from an assessment and …

2019 | Buch

The Cyber Economy

Opportunities and Challenges for Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Workplace

The transition to Industry 4.0, and the subsequent ubiquitous digitalization and integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into the economic system, has set the stage for a fundamental change - one towards forming a cyber economy: a type of …

2018 | Buch

Product Characteristics in International Economics

Role and Impact on Economic Development

National economies are linked through flows of capital and goods. This book addresses those linkages, analyzes their benefits for economic development, and evaluates a country’s opportunities to reap the best possible rewards by influencing the …

2018 | Buch

Multiplying Mighty Davids?

The Influence of Energy Cooperatives on Germany's Energy Transition

This book systematically describes and evaluates the impact of energy cooperatives as a key driving force in the German energy transition toward a sustainability-oriented energy sector. Based on a comprehensive survey and three case studies, it …

2018 | Buch

Global Approaches in Financial Economics, Banking, and Finance

This volume discusses the impact of Financial Economics, Growth Dynamics, and the Finance & Banking sector in the economies of countries. The contributors analyse and discuss the effects of the recent financial crises on the economic growth and …

2018 | Open Access | Buch Open Access

Competition Authorities in South Eastern Europe

Building Institutions in Emerging Markets

This open access book provides answers to key open questions concerning competition policy in emerging economies, with a focus on South Eastern Europe. The contributions address two major issues. One is the design of competition policy and the …

2018 | Buch

Determinants of FDI in Central and Eastern Europe

The Effects of Integration into the European Union

This book provides a detailed examination of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) after closer integration in the European Union. An important facet of European economic integration was the development of a …

2018 | Buch

The Political Economy of Development in Southeastern Europe

This book offers important new insights into recent advances and perspectives in the field of political economy of development in Southeastern European countries. In addition, it provides theoretical and empirical contributions to political …

2017 | Buch

The New Industrial Policy of the European Union

The main objective of this book has been to carry out research into the definition of industrial policy and its goals; to evaluate previously-introduced policies and instruments; and to identify the future challenges for and features of a modern …

2017 | Buch

Global Financial Crisis and Its Ramifications on Capital Markets

Opportunities and Threats in Volatile Economic Conditions

This book assesses the 2008-2009 financial crisis and its ramifications for the global economy from a multidisciplinary perspective. Current market conditions and systemic issues pose a risk to financial stability and sustained market access for …

2017 | Buch

Foreign Trade as a Factor of Economic Growth

Russian-Chinese Foreign Trade Cooperation

This book analyzes the evolution of foreign trade cooperation between Russia and China in the context of the rapidly growing global economy, especially in the Asian-Pacific region. The approach presented in the book is characterized by a …