Includes 10 Titles

Global Economic Development and Theory

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Examining the processes, consumption habits, and services available in the global economy can lead to a greater understanding of the global financial system as well as the financial prosperity and stability of particular regions. Many factors contribute to economic development, downturn, and growth, making economics a vast field of study with several essential components.

The Global Economic Development and Theory explores several topics of study within the scope of economics, bringing together research from global theorists, economists, business professionals, and scholars in the field. Focusing on the factors that contribute to both economic growth and economic downturn, methods for analyzing and responding to economic data as well as both regional and global perspectives, this comprehensive collection presents key research designed for use by economists, researchers, policymakers, government officials, business professionals, and graduate-level students.

Release date: April 1, 2015
ISBN13: 9781466687172|EISBN13: 9781466687189

Description

The global financial system is a topic of great concern among theorists, government officials, and business professionals alike. Having the ability to predict economic downturn, study the current and future state of the economic system, and learn from past economic cycles provides countries in both the developed and developing world essential knowledge to support their financial systems. The Global Economic Development and Theory collection contains 10 diverse book titles highlighting global perspectives and research innovations in the field of economics. Featuring titles released during the 2014 and 2015 copyright years exclusively, this timely collection features only the most current and relevant research in the field. This collection of key research-based publications serves as an essential reference source for economists, researchers, policymakers, government officials, business professionals, as well as upper-level students.

Topics Covered

  • Econometrics
  • Economic Behavior
  • Economic Growth
  • Economic Models
  • Economic Policy
  • Emerging Economies
  • Heatlh Economics
  • Socio-Economic Development

Books Included in this Collection

Handbook of Research on Developing Sustainable Value in Economics, Finance, and Marketing
Ulas Akkucuk (Bogazici University, Turkey). © 2015. 550 pages.
In an age of rising environmental concerns, it has become necessary for businesses to pay special attention to the resources they are consuming and the long-term effects of the products they are creating. These concerns, coupled with the current global economic crisis, demand a solution that includes...
Urbanization and Migration as Factors Affecting Global Economic Development
Denis Ushakov (International College Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand & Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration–South, Russia). © 2015. 317 pages.
International migration and urbanization are potential solutions for stabilizing the global economy and bolstering local and regional economies. However, if unregulated, they can also put market stability at risk and cause new social problems in both developed and developing countries. Urbanization and...
Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions
Evans Osabuohien (Covenant University, Nigeria & German Development Institute, Germany). © 2015. 495 pages.
Several studies have investigated the impetus and implications behind large-scale land acquisitions/deals at the global level; however, intranational factors within communities and societies have not received much attention from researchers. The Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and...
Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development
Peter V. Schaeffer (West Virginia University, USA), Eugene Kouassi (University of Cocody, Cote d'Ivoire). © 2014. 339 pages.
Exploring and understanding the analysis of economic development is essential as global economies continue to experience extreme fluctuation. Econometrics brings together statistical methods for practical content and economic relations. Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development is a...
Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility of Medical Doctors
Ahmed Driouchi (Al Akhawayn University, Morocco). © 2014. 358 pages.
The increasing demand for health care and advances in healthcare technologies has exacerbated the present shortage of health personnel. In response to these changes, physicians may choose to offer their services elsewhere. Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility...
Economic Behavior, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke, LLC, USA), Muslum Basilgan (Uludağ University, Turkey). © 2014. 462 pages.
Game Theory has provided an extremely useful tool in enabling economists to venture into unknown areas. Its concepts of conflict and cooperation apply whenever the actions of several agents are interdependent; providing language to formulate as well as to structure, analyze, and understand strategic...
Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World
Ahmed Driouchi (Al Akhawayn University, Morocco). © 2014. 355 pages.
The Arab world is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. In order to keep up with the ever-progressing and expanding developments, advancements must be made with the current systems process and procedures. Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World focuses on knowledge...
Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa
Lloyd G. Adu Amoah (Ashesi University, Ghana & Strategy3, Ghana). © 2014. 336 pages.
In a world that is essentially digitizing, some have argued that the idea of the knowledge society holds the greatest promise for Africa’s rapid socio-economic transformation. Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa aims to catalyze thinking and provide relevant...
Bridging the Gap Between Growth Theory and Policy in Asia: An Extension of the Solow Growth Model
Rup Singh (University of the South Pacific, Fiji). © 2014. 312 pages.
Although economic growth is amongst the oldest of debates in Economics, there has been little advancement in growth theory since the classic works of Solow. As such, clear-cut answers to the context-specific determinants of growth, especially for developing countries, are rare. Bridging the Gap Between...
Handbook of Research on Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke, LLC, USA). © 2014. 504 pages.
Investment in Latin America is continuously developing in complex patterns due to the region’s increasing role in the global economy. The Handbook of Research on Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America helps readers to better understand the importance of Latin America in today’s...