Italy in a European Context: Research in Business, Economics, and the Environment

Italy in a European Context: Research in Business, Economics, and the Environment

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This edited collection investigates the role of Italy in pursuing the EU five targets by 2020: R&D/innovation expenditures; the energetic measures for climate change; migration; the counter actions against poverty and social exclusion. This ambitious book uses a multidisciplinary approach and original field studies to tackle this important topic.


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ISBN-13: 9781349564231
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 06/03/2017
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Elena Ambrosetti, Assistant Professor of Demography at the Faculty of Economics and affiliated to the Department of Methods and Models for Economics, Territory and Finance, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Maurizio Boccacci Mariani, Full Professor of Commodity Science at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Ludovica Cesareo, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Marketing at the Marketing Department of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Alessandra De Rose, Full professor of Demography at Sapienza University of Rome and Director of the Department of Methods and Models for Economics, Territory and Finance, Italy Debora Di Gioacchino, Associate Professor of Industrial Economics at the Department of Economics and Law, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Maurizio Franzini, Full professor of Economic Policy at Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy Adriana Lotti, Senior Economist at AGCOM. Luca Mocarelli, Full professor in Economic History at Milano Bicocca University, Italy. Beatrice Orlando, Graduate Degree Economics, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Angela Paparusso, Ph.D. candidate in Demography at the Doctoral School in Statistical Sciences at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Alberto Pastore, Full Professor of Business Management at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Michele Raitano, Assistant Professor of Economic Policy at the Department of Economics and Law of Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Antonio Renzi, Associate Professor of Business Management at the Faculty of Economics and affiliated with the Department of Management - Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Mauro Rota, Lecturer in Economic History at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Simone Tedeschi, currently holds a Post-doctoral position in Economics at the Department of Economics and Law of Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Maria Rita Testa, Senior Research Scientist at the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Vienna University of Economics and Business (since 2014), Austria.

Table of Contents

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Foreword; Claudio Cecchi (PhD, Director of Eurosapienza, Research Center on European International and Development Studies)
Preface: Italy in the European context: What has changed pending Horizon 2020; Donatella Strangio and Giuseppe Sancetta
PART I: ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICIES
1. The Italian Monetary policy in perspective: lessons from monetary history of Italy before the EMU; Mauro Rota and Donatella Strangio
2. Immigration policies in the EU: failure or success? Evidences from Italy; Elena Ambrosetti and Angela Paparusso
3. Income inequality in Italy: tendencies and policy implications; Maurizio Franzini and Michele Raitano
4. Digital inequality in Italy and Europe; Debora Di Gioacchino, Adriana Lotti and Simone Tedeschi
PART II: BUSINESS AND ENVIRONMENT
5. Fashion firms and counterfeiting: causes and actions; Alberto Pastore and Ludovica Cesareo
6. A bottom up approach to unlevered risk in a financial and managerial perspective; Antonio Renzi, Giuseppe Sancetta and Beatrice Orlando
7. European Economic Development and the Environment; Luca Mocarelli
8. The multiple effects of energy efficiency on Green Economy; Maurizio Boccacci Mariani
9. Climate change and reproductive intentions in Europe; Alessandra De Rose and Maria Rita Testa
Index

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