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Economic Development and Financial Markets: Latest Research and Policy Insights from Central and Southeastern Europe

Economic Development and Financial Markets: Latest Research and Policy Insights from Central and Southeastern Europe


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This book offers fresh insights into the economic development and financial markets of Southeastern and Central European countries. The first part analyses macroeconomic trends and monetary policy issues, while the second part explores the development of financial and insurance markets. With contributions covering topics such as regional and income inequalities, economic embeddedness, industrial competitiveness, entrepreneurship, financial integration, insurance markets, and other socio-economic aspects, it appeals to scholars in the field of economics and finance interested in the further economic development of the Balkans and Eastern European countries as well as to professionals in the financial and insurance sectors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030324254
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 12/08/2019
Series: Contributions to Economics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2020
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Adam Sliwinski (PhD, MBA, MSc) is a Professor at Warsaw School of Economics/Institute of Risk and Financial Markets (Poland) and he is the Head of Risk and Insurance Department. His main area of research interests are risk management and empirical aspects of finance and insurance. He has business experience gathered cooperating with a number of international insurers and financial companies. He is the author and co-author of many papers and three books on insurance and risk management subject. He was awarded the best Insurance Debut prize in 2008 for his contribution to the development of the Polish mutual insurance market.

Persefoni Polychronidou is an Assistant Professor of Applied Econometrics in Accounting and Finance at the Department of Economics at the International Hellenic University, Greece. Her research focuses on statistical and data analysis and she has published numerous papers on empirical economic data.

Anastasios Karasavvoglou is a Professor of Economics at the International Hellenic University, Greece, and President of the annual international conference "The Economies of the Balkan and the Eastern European Countries in the Changing World". He has published numerous books and papers on immigration, regional development and the labour market.

Table of Contents

Part I. Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy in Chosen EU Countries.-Regional Inequalities in Central and Eastern European Countries: The Role of Capital Regions and Metropolitan Areas.-Consolidating Democracy in CEE: The Social and Economic Embeddedness.-Contrasting Theories and Evidence About Income Inequality of Post-Socialist Central and Eastern European Countries in the European Union.-Drivers of Competitiveness in European High-Tech Industries.-Factors Affecting Consumers’ Inflation Expectations n EU Members States with Independent Monetary Policy.-Part II. Development of Financial Markets and Insurance in Central and Easter Europe.-Assessing zhe Financial Integration of Eastern European Countries.-Starting New Business and Access zo Finance: A Panel Data Investigation.-An Environmental Surety Bond in Chosen CEE Countries as a Type of Financial Security in Case of an Environmental Damage.-The Equilibrium on the Motor Insurance Market in Selected CEE Countries.-The Relationship Between Locational Preferences of Banking Sector and Socio-Economic Structures of Cities in Turkey.

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