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National Intellectual Capital and the Financial Crisis in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Poland

Authors: Lin, C.Y.-Y., Edvinsson, L., Chen, J., Beding, T.

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In the first decade of the twenty-first century, the biggest event of worldwide proportion was the 2008 global financial crisis, which was caused primarily by ineffective governance, failed surveillance systems, and implementation flaws.  While fiscal and monetary policies succeeded in pulling many countries out of a financial freefall, most economies have performed beneath pre-recession levels as governments continued to struggle with their finances.

    Examining the financial crisis from the viewpoint of intangible assets provides a different perspective from traditional economic approaches.  National Intellectual Capital (NIC), comprised mainly of human capital, market capital, process capital, renewal capital, and financial capital, is a valuable intangible asset and a key source of national competitive advantage in today’s knowledge economy.  The authors—pioneers in the field—present extensive data and a rigorous conceptual framework to analyze the connections between the global financial crisis and NIC development.  Covering the period from 2005 to 2010 across 48 countries, the authors establish a positive correlation between NIC and GDP per capita and consider the impact of NIC investment for short-term recovery and long-term risk control and strategy formulation.

Each volume in a series of SpringerBriefs on NIC and the financial crisis provides in-depth coverage of the impact of the crisis, the aftermath, future prospects, and policy implications for a regional cluster.  This volume focuses on Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Poland.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Lin, Carol Yeh-Yun (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Impact of the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Lin, Carol Yeh-Yun (et al.)

    Pages 7-21

  • National Intellectual Capital Development of the Five Emerging European Countries

    Lin, Carol Yeh-Yun (et al.)

    Pages 23-60

  • Beyond the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

    Lin, Carol Yeh-Yun (et al.)

    Pages 61-68

  • Future Perspectives and Policy Implications

    Lin, Carol Yeh-Yun (et al.)

    Pages 69-89

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Softcover $49.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
National Intellectual Capital and the Financial Crisis in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Poland
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Economics
Series Volume
15
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-8018-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-8018-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-8017-4
Series ISSN
2191-5504
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXI, 119
Number of Illustrations and Tables
41 illustrations in colour
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