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    • Demographic Change and Economic Growth: Simulations on Growth Models 

      Weber, Lars (Physica-Verlag , 2010)
      In this book the author investigates the impact of demographic change on economic growth. As a result of the current financial crisis, a new view on economics has been demanded by various scientists. The author provides ...
    • Resourcing Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Financial Growth Life Cycle Approach 

      Bhaird, Ciarán Mac an (Physica-Verlag , 2010)
      In a world of increasing financial uncertainty and growing unemployment, the macroeconomic contribution of SMEs is more important than ever. Development of a vibrant, sustainable small firm sector is dependent on sufficient ...
    • Risk Management in Credit Portfolios: Concentration Risk and Basel II 

      Hibbeln, Martin (Physica-Verlag , 2010)
      Risk concentrations play a crucial role for the survival of individual banks and for the stability of the whole banking system. Thus, it is important from an economical and a regulatory perspective to properly measure and ...
    • Ethics in Economics: An Introduction to Moral Frameworks 

      Wight, Jonathan (Stanford Economics and Finance, 2015)
      In Ethics in Economics , Jonathan B. Wight provides an overview of the role that ethical considerations play in economic debates. Whereas much of the field tends to focus on welfare outcomes, Wight calls for a deeper ...
    • Homer economicus : the Simpsons and economics 

      Hall, Joshua C (Stanford Economics and Finance, 2014)
      In Homer Economicus a cast of lively contributors takes a field trip to Springfield, where the Simpsons reveal that economics is everywhere. By exploring the hometown of television's first family, this book provides readers ...
    • The Economics of Small Businesses: An International Perspective 

      Baumol, William J. (Physica-Verlag , 2011)
      Is small still beautiful? The recent economic and financial crisis has shown that developed countries in which firms are smaller suffered the biggest GDP plunges. Today, economic growth depends more than in the past on ...
    • Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012 

      Horesh, Niv (Stanford Economics and Finance, 2013)
      Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012 offers a groundbreaking interpretation of the Chinese monetary system, charting its evolution by examining key moments in history and placing ...
    • Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice 

      Zax, Jeffrey (Stanford Economics and Finance, 2011)
      Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice attempts to distill econometrics into a form that preserves its essence, but that is acceptable—and even appealing—to the student's intellectual palate. This book ...
    • The Dynamics of Emerging Stock Markets: Empirical Assessments and Implications 

      Arouri, Mohamed El Hedi; Jawadi, Fredj; Nguyen, Duc Khuong (Physica-Verlag , 2010)
      Emerging markets have received a particular attention of academic researchers and practitioners since they decided to open their domestic capital markets to foreign participants about three decades ago. At the same time, ...
    • Financial and Insurance Formulas 

      Cipra, Tomas (Physica-Verlag , 2010)
      This survey contains more than 3,000 formulas and methods from the field of finance and insurance mathematics (as well as related formulas in mathematics, probability theory, statistics, econometrics, index numbers, ...
    • Writing Effective Business Rules 

      Witt, Graham (Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2012)
      The book takes the study of business rules from theory into practice. This is important as it enables professionals to readily use business rules techniques in the workplace.-- Glen Bell, Enterprise Architect and former ...
    • Jump Start Responsive Web Design 

      Sharkie, Craig; Fisher, Andrew (SitePoint, 2013)
      Your audience may never know about Responsive Web Design.What they will know is that your application either works on their device, or that it takes a lot of energy to make it work. Responsive Web Design is about ensuring ...
    • Jump Start Responsive Web Design: Modern Responsive Solutions 

      Ward, Chris (SitePoint, 2017)
      It used to be so simple. You made a website or application to work on a 15" monitor and, incompatibilities between browsers aside, you were done. Then along came mobile phones with web browsers and they ruined all our easy ...
    • Designing with CSS Grid Layout. 

      Ajmi, Ahmad; Kumar, Nitish; Roworth, Aan (SitePoint, 2017)
      Layout in CSS has always been a tricky task: hacking solutions using positioning, floats, and the one-dimensional flexbox has never been very satisfactory. Fortunately, there is a new tool to add to our arsenal: CSS Grid ...
    • Designing UX: Prototyping: Because Modern Design is Never Static 

      Coleman, Ben; Goodwin, Dan (SitePoint, 2017)
      It's well known that identifying and fixing problems in design is easier and cheaper if it can be done earlier in the process of design and build. That's because as the fidelity of the project we're working on increases, ...
    • CSS Master. Organized, Fast Efficient - CSS Done Right! 

      Brown, Tiffany B (SitePoint, 2015)
      CSS Master is tailor-made for the web designer whos really serious about taking their skills to the next level. Discover how to keep ahead of the game by adhering to best practice and employing the most effective cutting-edge ...
    • Designing UX Forms 

      Enders, Jessica (SitePoint, 2016)
      A recent study found that on average, designing a form to have a great user experience almost doubled the rate of successful first-time completions. For example, Ebay made an additional $USD 500 million annually from ...
    • Jump Start Sketch 

      Schwarz, Daniel (SitePoint, 2016)
      Get a Jump Start on the up and coming power tool on the design scene, Sketch! Sketch is fast becoming a favorite tool of modern web designers. With a simple, clean UI, and a raft of powerful features, such as intuitive ...
    • Regional Cohesion: Effectiveness of Network Structures 

      Pachura, Piotr (Physica-Verlag , 2010)
      This book presents an interdisciplinary analysis of EU regional cohesion based on a network and clusters approach. The author explores the question if and how the presence of network structures supports the effectiveness ...
    • New Developments in the Theory of Networks: Franchising, Alliances and Cooperatives 

      Windsperger, Josef; Tuunanen, Mika (Physica-Verlag , 2011)
      The theory of networks aims at developing theoretical views on the design and management of alliances, franchise chains, licensing, joint ventures, cooperatives, and venture capital relations. The current trend in economics ...