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2024 | Book

The Doctrine of the Separate Spheres in Political Economy and Economics

Gender Equality and Classical Liberalism

This book delves into the doctrine of separate spheres within the history of economic thought. The concept of separate spheres emerged in philosophy and has consistently been incorporated by various disciplines. This book stands as the first …

Author:
Giandomenica Becchio

2024 | Book

Agglomeration Economies, New Industrial Clusters and Japanese Multinational Firms’ Location in East Asia

Perspectives on Spatial Economics

This book shows that agglomeration economies, new industrial clusters, and Japanese multinational firms’ location are particularly important for the Japanese manufacturing industry in Japan and East Asia. For that industry, the author first …

Author:
Suminori Tokunaga

2024 | Book

Keynes as an Economist, World System Planner and Social Philosopher

Economic Theory and Policy

This book provides an insightful and original perspective on the work and legacy of John Maynard Keynes. It explores his work as an economist, world system planner, and social philosopher to highlight the different ways he influenced economics …

Author:
Toshiaki Hirai

2024 | Book

2023 Global Financial Turbulence and Economic Outlook

Tsinghua PBCSF Chief Economists Forum

Since the Tsinghua PBCSF Chief Economists Forum’s inception in 2019, the 2023 forum, adhering to the traditions of previous sessions, with combining online and offline innovation formats, conducted an in-depth analysis of many key issues in the …

Editor:
Jiandong Ju

2024 | Book

Korteweg–de Vries Flows with General Initial Conditions

Large numbers of studies of the KdV equation have appeared since the pioneering paper by Gardner, Greene, Kruskal, and Miura in 1967. Most of those works have employed the inverse spectral method for 1D Schrödinger operators or an advanced Fourier …

Author:
Shinichi Kotani

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development

Economics has always been a heated research topic and green development is rising and integrating with various fields for interdisciplinary studies. Initiated in 2017, the International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development …

Editors:
Xiaolong Li, Chunhui Yuan, John Kent

2024 | Book

Digital Transformation in Accounting and Auditing

Navigating Technological Advances for the Future

This book elucidates the digital transformation of accounting by examining the countless challenges academic institutions encounter in the wake of technological progress. This underscores the importance of accountants in enhancing their skill set …

Editors:
Arif Perdana, Tawei Wang

2024 | Book

Tax Avoidance Research

Exploring Networks and Dynamics of Global Academic Collaboration

This book explores the intricate realm of tax avoidance, synthesizing existing empirical literature in the field. The work starts by exploring the theoretical underpinnings of tax avoidance, dissecting its unique features compared to tax evasion.

Authors:
Antonio De Vito, Francesco Grossetti

2024 | Book

Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling

Computational Methods and Applications

Contemporary macroeconomics is built upon microeconomic principles, with its most recent advance featuring dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models. The textbook by Heer and Maußner acquaints readers with the essential computational …

Authors:
Burkhard Heer, Alfred Maußner

2024 | Book

The International Loan Documentation Handbook

Since publication of the first edition in 2005, The International Loan Documentation Handbook has been an essential reference for lenders, their advisers and their customers, providing a practical and comprehensive review of the terms of …

Author:
Sue Wright

2024 | Book

Islamic Financial Institutions from the Early Modern Period to the 20th Century

Comparative Perspectives on the History and Development of Cash Waqfs

The edited collection offers a comprehensive and intricate exploration of Ottoman cash waqfs, extending its scope from the early modern era to the onset of the twentieth century. It delves into the historical evolution of these private Islamic …

Editors:
Mehmet Bulut, Bora Altay, Cem Korkut

2024 | Book

Rising Stars

Integrative Case Studies on the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies

Companies focus on both organic and inorganic mechanisms in its pursuit for growth. The growth strategies of companies are determined by the industry sector and target market influence. Successful companies utilize multiple growth strategies like …

Author:
B. Rajesh Kumar

2024 | Book

Decentralized Finance

The Impact of Blockchain-Based Financial Innovations on Entrepreneurship

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the rapidly expanding field of decentralized finance (DF) and discusses how entrepreneurs can leverage it in their business activities.

Decentralized finance (DF) is a system for exchanging value …

Editor:
Sami Basly

2024 | Book

Public Net Worth

Accounting – Government - Democracy

As individuals, we depend on the services that governments provide. Collectively, we look to them to tackle the big problems - from long-term climate and demographic change to short-term crises like pandemics or war. Funding this activity, and …

Authors:
Ian Ball, Willem Buiter, John Crompton, Dag Detter, Jacob Soll

2023 | Book

Measure-Theoretic Probability

With Applications to Statistics, Finance, and Engineering

This textbook offers an approachable introduction to measure-theoretic probability, illustrating core concepts with examples from statistics and engineering. The author presents complex concepts in a succinct manner, making otherwise intimidating …

Author:
Kenneth Shum

2024 | Book

Equity Crowdfunding for SMEs

An Alternative Financing Tool

This book focuses on the relevance of equity-side innovative financial tools for SMEs in overcoming financial threats. Scholars identify difficulties in the financial sphere as the main causes of SME mortality. Such problems do not allow them to …

Author:
Giuseppe Modaffari

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

“Ye Shall Know Them by Their Fruits”

A Mixed Methods Study on Corruption, Competitiveness, and Christianity in Europe and the Americas

Why are historically Catholic countries and regions generally more corrupt and less competitive than historically Protestant ones? How has institutionalization of religion influenced the prosperity of countries in Europe and the Americas?

This open …

Author:
Jason García Portilla

2023 | Book

Capital Allocation and Value Creation

A Market-Based Framework for Executives

By adopting a practical, market-oriented approach to capital allocation, this book sheds light on the complex issue of cash flow deployment and the creation of shareholder value. In order to run a company efficiently, it is not sufficient to …

Author:
Torbjörn Arenbo

2024 | Book

The Resurgence of Inflation

Lessons from History and Policy Recommendations

In light of the resurgence of inflation in developed industrialised countries following a period of inordinately low inflation, this book analyses the causes and devastating effects of inflation by drawing lessons from the past. Focusing on the …

Authors:
Michael Heine, Hansjörg Herr

2024 | Book

Commercial Banking in Transition

A Cross-Country Analysis

The book investigates commercial banking, covering the European framework, the Anglo-Saxon systems, and the Asian area in a comparative approach in trying to answer the following questions: Which is the commercial banking business model of the …

Editors:
Marco Bodellini, Gabriella Gimigliano, Dalvinder Singh