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Business Strategies for Economies in Transition

The book of readings, Business Strategies for Economies in Transition, is a collection of papers describing various business issues as they occurred during the economic transitions in Central and Eastern European countries. The book’s sections are organized along the typical academic business disciplines – Marketing Management, Ad...

Economy in Society

This book offers an in-depth analysis of sociology, e.g. such classics as Weber, Parsons and Homans, and its adjacent social sciences with special reference to economics, including public choice theory, property rights theory, the Austrian school and others. This discussion submits many fresh observations; giving the theories under...

Greece in the Balkans

This volume brings together young researchers in an interdisciplinary study of Greek interaction with other Balkan states over the past two hundred years. The thirteen chapters of the volume reflect the diversity of a long and complex relationship between Greece and its Balkan neighbours. They thus shed refreshing light on its pers...

Innovations and Entrepreneurs in Socialist and Post-Socialist Societies

This volume is composed of interviews with entrepreneurs from Bulgaria, Estonia, Macedonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Russian Karelia, and reveals both unique patterns and striking similarities in entrepreneurial activities during the administrative economy of socialism and the period of post-socialism. The book challenges simultaneou...

NeoLiberal Scotland

Neoliberal Scotland argues that far from passing Scotland by, as is so often claimed, neoliberalism has in fact become institutionalised there. As the mainstream political parties converge on market-friendly policies and business interests are equated with the public good, the Scottish population has become more and more distanced ...

The Evolution of the South African System of Innovation since 1916

In this book, Mario Scerri provides the reader with a novel and sweeping rendition of South Africa’s economic history from the early part of the twentieth century to the present. He applies a broad innovation systems approach to this history spanning the period from 1916, which saw the drafting of South Africa’s first Science and ...

Turkish Economic Policies and External Dependency

Since the 1950s, the Turkish economy has periodically been facing crises. Decisions taken after crisis do not only have economic effects, but also social, political and diplomatic consequences.For the country, total independence was considered the main principle; economic independence was one of the substantial criteria of that pri...

Constraints and Driving Forces in Economic Systems

What do the diametrically opposite tendencies in the height of the North Korean and South Korean population over the past sixty years, the paternalism in the current pension systems, and the Greek crisis have in common? Readers should not promptly reply “nothing”, as Constraints and Driving Forces in Economic Systems shows. The con...

Technological Innovation and the Effect of the Employment on the EU Countries

Innovation and employment can be a good marriage. Following on from an analysis of the classical economists, the author challenges the old paradigm of ‘innovation means unemployment’, which has dominated the economic debate for centuries. Is it possible to promote technological change as well as innovation and employment? At what p...

Safe Computing for Emerging Economies

This book highlights the predicaments of the emerging economies of developing countries in the light of the digital divide between these countries and the more developed economies. Particularly, it underscores the dangers these economies face and how those assets may be secured or securely operated. The book delineates the present ...

The Political Economy of Muslim Countries

The book looks in detail at the economic conditions of Muslim countries specifically, offering a thorough political analysis at the same time. It focuses on a broad range of economic factors and takes into consideration reports such as the World Development Index. It explores striking differences and similarities among carefully ch...

Economic Gaps and Crises in South-East Europe

The South-Eastern European Monetary History Network (SEEMHN) brings together the central banks of seven countries in this region (Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia and Albania) to shed light on their respective monetary histories. This book includes presentations made at the 2016 conference of this network, and wil...
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