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SpringerBriefs in Economics

SpringerBriefs in Economics
114 Jahrgänge | 2011 - 2019


SpringerBriefs present concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications across a wide spectrum of fields. Featuring compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages, the series covers a range of content from professional to academic. Typical topics might include:

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Alle Unterreihen der Reihe SpringerBriefs in Economics

14.05.2016 | Buchreihe

Development Bank of Japan Research Series

Development Bank of Japan Research Series

10.04.2017 | Buchreihe

Kobe University Social Science Research Series

Kobe University Social Science Research Series

Alle Bücher der Reihe SpringerBriefs in Economics

2019 | Open Access | Buch Open Access

Building a Cashless Society

The Swedish Route to the Future of Cash Payments

This open access book tells the story of how Sweden is becoming a virtually cashless society. Its goal is to improve readers’ understanding of what is driving this transition, and of the factors that are fostering and hampering it. In doing so …

2019 | Buch

Analytical Narrative on Subnational Democracies in Colombia

Clientelism, Government and Public Policy in the Pacific Region

This book examines the state-building process in Colombia, specifically in the Pacific Coast region. Using the regionally isolated and historically neglected Pacific Coast as a case study, the authors analyze the Colombian nation-building and …

2019 | Buch

Economics of Art and Culture

This book studies the relationship between the arts and the economy. By applying economic thinking to arts and culture, it analyses markets for art and cultural goods, highlights specific facets of art auctions and discusses determinants of the …

2019 | Buch

Voting Procedures Under a Restricted Domain

An Examination of the (In)Vulnerability of 20 Voting Procedures to Five Main Paradoxes

This book deals with 20 voting procedures used or proposed for use in elections resulting in the choice of a single winner. These procedures are evaluated in terms of their ability to avoid five important paradoxes in a restricted domain, viz. …

2019 | Buch

World Market Price of Oil

Impacting Factors and Forecasting

This book develops new econometric models to analyze and forecast the world market price of oil. The authors construct ARIMA and Trend models to forecast oil prices, taking into consideration outside factors such as political turmoil and solar …

2019 | Buch

The India–Korea CEPA

An Analysis of Industrial Competitiveness and Environmental and Resource Implications

This book assesses the changes that the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) could produce by boosting the competitiveness of firms in India and Korea. It evaluates the CEPA in terms of its effects on the environment and natural …

2019 | Buch

Inequality and Poverty

A Short Critical Introduction

This book provides an entry into the subjects of disparity and deprivation, by attending to issues that have a bearing on certain salient philosophical and conceptual aspects of these subjects. The student doing a graduate course in the …

2018 | Buch

Labour Market Participation in India

A Region- and Gender-Specific Study

This book focuses on the gender-specific labour force participation rates across regions in India and identifies its most important determinants. Before concentrating on the Indian context, it examines the participation rates of various countries …

2018 | Open Access | Buch Open Access

Socioeconomics of Agriculture

This open access book applies for the first time emerging concepts of socioeconomics to analyse an economic sector, namely agriculture. It considers the rational choices of all actors in the system (just as agricultural economists do) and their …

2018 | Buch

Voting Procedures for Electing a Single Candidate

Proving Their (In)Vulnerability to Various Voting Paradoxes

This book deals with 18 voting procedures used or proposed for use in elections resulting in the choice of a single winner. These procedures are evaluated in terms of their ability to avoid paradoxical outcomes. Together with a companion volume by …

2018 | Buch

Human Action, Economics, and Ethics

In the economical changing and political disturbing times we are living a question concerns us all: Is this the society I want to live in? What are the opportunities I have to pursue in my socio-cultural environment? Which echoes the ancient Greek …

2018 | Buch

Economics of Happiness

This book focuses on what makes people happy. The author explains methods for measuring subjective life satisfaction and well-being by discussing economic and sociodemographic factors, as well as the psychological, cultural and political …

2018 | Buch

Environmental Regulations and Innovation in Advanced Automobile Technologies

Perspectives from Germany, India, China and Brazil

The book examines innovation in environment-friendly technologies in the automobile industry. The focus of the book are Germany (a technology leader in the global automobile industry), on the one hand, and India, China and Brazil (technologically …

2018 | Buch

The Governance Structures of the Bretton Woods Financial Institutions

A Case of "Beggar-Thy-Neighbour"

This book uses institutional data to examine and analyze the current governance structures of Multilateral Financial Institutions (MFIs) with the ultimate goal of reforming MFI governance models to be more responsive to the needs of developing …

2018 | Buch

Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2018

This brief presents a detailed look at the entrepreneurial ecosystem of nations around the world by combining individual data with institutional components. Presenting data from the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI), which …

2018 | Buch

Global Business in Local Culture

The Impact of Embedded Multinational Enterprises

This book examines the impact of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on local economies, and presents selected case studies of MNEs operating in low income countries. By balancing external social and environmental costs against its corresponding …

2018 | Buch

Economic Policy in a Liberalising Economy

Indian Reform in this Century

This book follows up on the author’s popular previous volume on Indian development planning and policy, published under the UNU WIDER series in development economics. It first introduces an evaluation of the newly mandated policy body of India …

2018 | Buch

Efficiency of Growth Drivers

An Analysis of Select Indian Industries

This book covers three main areas, namely the pharmaceuticals industry, the telecommunications sector and the banking sector, with a focus on manufacturing and service. It includes a brief analysis of all three, particularly in the context of …

2017 | Buch

Efficiency of Elementary Education in India

Empirical Evidence Using a Nonparametric Data Envelopment Approach

This book assesses how efficient primary and upper primary education is across different states of India considering both output oriented and input oriented measures of technical efficiency. It identifies the most important factors that could …

2017 | Buch

Exploring the Mechanics of Chronic Inflation and Hyperinflation

This book presents a theoretical framework to explain chronic inflation and hyperinflation. The roots of these two phenomenon are a fiscal monetary regime in which money issues finance the public deficit. Chronic inflation is modeled by using both …