The european roots of the EuroZone crisis

The european roots of the EuroZone crisis Questo libro esamina la crisi dell’Eurozona alla luce di prove teoriche ed empiriche. Il primo semestre esplora specifici contributi teorici in un quadro di modelli di teoria della crescita per esaminare i due principali pilastri della costruzione europea, la Banca centrale europea e il trattato di Maastricht, e […]

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The new welfare: Unemployment and Social Security in Europe

Palgrave & Macmillan The New Welfare brings together a group of leading scholars to examine issues relating to unemployment and social security in Europe, focusing on how to promote employment and how to reform social security. The crucial issue of the financing of public pension systems is also addressed, including an examination of the politically […]

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How to reduce unemployment in Europe

Palgrave & Macmillan Including contributions from some of the world’s most respected economists, How to Reduce Unemployment in Europe examines the performance of the European labour market compared to the US market and to the countries in Europe that might represent a best and worst practice, and offers ‘An Economists’ Manifesto for Employment’. Clicca qui […]

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Studies in labour markets and industrial relations

Palgrave & Macmillan In the last twenty years, Italy has undergone significant changes in the functioning of the labour market and industrial relations. This makes it an excellent case study for evaluating labour market practices and possibilities for reform. Studies in Labour Markets and Industrial Relations brings together leading Italian and European scholars to trace […]

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Antitrust, regulation and competition

Palgrave & Macmillan L. Lambertini Antitrust, Regulation and Competition brings together a group of well-known European and American academics to examine antitrust policies and competitive behaviour on a wide variety of topical cases and critical markets. Taking both a theoretical and applied perspective, the contributors examine issues such as entry and market concentration, auctions, technological […]

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Roots of the Italian school of economics and finance: from Ferrara (1857) to Einaudi(1944) – Vol III

Palgrave & Macmillan P. Ciocca In the period straddling the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the most significant bases of the fundamental framework of modern economic theory were extended and studied in depth. A significant number of Italian economists and thinkers furnished contributions of great originality to these foundations, so much so that talk of an […]

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Roots of the Italian school of economics and finance: from Ferrara (1857) to Einaudi(1944) – Vol II

Palgrave & Macmillan P. Ciocca In the period straddling the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the most significant bases of the fundamental framework of modern economic theory were extended and studied in depth. A significant number of Italian economists and thinkers furnished contributions of great originality to these foundations, so much so that talk of an […]

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Roots of the italian school of economics and finance – from Ferrara (1857) to Einaudi (1944) – Vol I

Palgrave & Macmillan P. Ciocca In the period straddling the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the most significant bases of the fundamental framework of modern economic theory were extended and studied in depth. A significant number of Italian economists and thinkers furnished contributions of great originality to these foundations, so much so that talk of an […]

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Financial Markets

Imperfect Information and Risk Management Palgrave & Macmillan M. Bagella e L. Paganetto This volume analyzes in great detail the problem of information and risk management. Both topics are a central issue in current financial and monetary economic literature. Several recent theoretical and empirical contributions consider asymmetric information between investors and financiers as a major […]

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Institutions and economic organization in the advanced economies

Palgrave & Macmillan L. Paganetto e E. S. Phelps New Institutional Economics open a new methodological perspective in political economy by posing the question of why economic institutions are created. This state-of-the-art collection examines this question of Arrow’s looking at how these man-made constraints condition political, economic and social integration both informally and formally. New […]

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Equity, efficiency and growth: the future of the welfare state

Palgrave & Macmillan L.Paganetto e E. S. Phelps In the post-war period, spending on social security, health and education has grown continuously in the leading industrialized countries. The considerable size of this spending as a percentage of GDP together with the ageing population raise doubts on the sustainability of welfare spending. These doubts have been […]

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The international system between new integration and neo-protectionism

Palgrave & Macmillan C. Imbriani e D. Salvatore The world economy is at a cross road: it can either widen and deepen international integration, within and between different areas, or be tempted by neo-protectionism. Which road should the international economy take? Which way will it take? The need to reform the present international monetary system […]

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Maffeo Pantaleoni: at the origin of the italian school of economics and finance

Palgrave & Macmillan This collection of papers proposes to trace the professional and personal fortunes of Maffeo Pantaleoni (1857-1924), an eminent and controversial Italian economist from the liberalist culture which in the early twentieth century perceived the shortcomings and dangers of the nascent monopolist concentrations. He was one of the founders of what we can […]

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The privatization of public utilities: the case of Italy

Palgrave & Macmillan Alfredo Macchiati and Diego Piacentino he privatization of public utilities raises several complex issues. The privatization decision involves not only the transfer of ownership from the public to the private sector, and thus the design of appropriate selling procedures (with regard to valuation of assets, flotation of shares, etc), but also, and […]

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Fiscal problems in the single-market Europe

Palgrave & Macmillan P. Roberti The single market has been operating in Europe since 1 January 1993 but the twelve national fiscal systems remain independent. How will this be resolved? Harmonization and coordination or fiscal competition with distortions in the allocation of resources, in factor use, in localization of activities?  Clicca qui per acquistare il […]

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International differences in growth rates

Palgrave & Macmillan L. Paganetto e E.S. Phelps Why have some countries grown much faster than others in the post-war period and over a longer timespan? And what can a country do to improve its growth and performance? The contributors to this volume provide answers to these questions, focussing in particular on two areas: the […]

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