Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics

The Economics of Digital Transformation

Approaching Non-stable and Uncertain Digitalized Production Systems

Editors: Devezas, Tessaleno, Leitão, João, Sarygulov, Askar (Eds.)

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  • Analyzes the socioeconomic changes of digital transformation in distinct sectors and activities
  • Offers diverse perspectives on structural change, socioeconomic change and digital production systems
  • Presents different scenarios of implementation of advanced, intelligent, learning technologies, and cybersecurity tools
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This book takes an in-depth look at the economics of digital transformation. Presenting a variety of perspectives from experts, it deals with the socioeconomic changes associated with the digital transformation of production systems. The chapters also address the impacts of digital transformation on the sustainable functioning of socioeconomic and environmental systems. Select chapters also investigate the consequences of adopting intelligent learning systems, both in terms of replacing the human labor force. and their effects on the smart digital management and security of cities, places, and people. Lastly, chapters discuss important questions regarding innovations leading to sustainable change.



About the authors

Tessaleno Campos Devezas is Associate Professor with habilitation at the Atlantica School of Management Sciences, Health, IT & Engineering, Lisbon (Portugal), teaching and researching in the field of Materials and Aeronautical Engineering and Technological Forecasting, and is associate researcher of the Research Unit C-MAST (Centre for Mechanical Aerospace Science and Technologies, FCT Portugal). He belongs to the Advisory Board of the journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change (Elsevier), Editorial Manager of the Periodical Fractals (World Scientific Publishing Co), member of the International Kondratieff Foundation (Moscow, Russia), Member of the Scientific Committee – Simon Kuznets Institute for Self-Organization and Development (Kiev, Ukraine), and full member of the International Research Academy (Moscow, Russia). Prof. Devezas has published more than 60 scientific papers in several international scientific periodicals, authored/co-authored 10 books, and is co-editor of the Springer Series “Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics”

João Leitão is Assistant Professor (tenured), with habilitation, at University of Beira Interior (UBI), lecturing on economics and entrepreneurship for undergraduate and graduate economics, marketing and management students. He is Director of the UBIExecutive - Business School, research fellow of the NECE – Research Center in Business Sciences, UBI and associate researcher at the CEG-IST – Centre for Management Studies of Instituto Superior Técnico & the ICS – Instituto de Ciências Sociais, University of Lisbon. He is member of the MIT Technology Review Global Panel, a community of business professionals. He is co-author of one patent and several books on benchmarking, human capital, clusters, entrepreneurial ecosystems, cooperation networks, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, firm growth, innovation, competitiveness and quality of life. He is member of several editorial boards of journals such as Sustainability, Small Business Economics, Journal of Small Business Management, International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, International Journal of echnoentrepreneurship, Discover Sustainability, Business, Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais, and Public Policy Portuguese Journal. His research interests include: entrepreneurship; innovation; sustainable business models; and public policies.

Askar Sarygulov is a Chief Fellow at the Centre for Fundamental Research, St. Petersburg State University of Economics (Russia). He is the author and co-author of seven books on the structural dynamics of macroeconomic system, cyclic processes, economic inequality, digital transformation, nonlinear models of economic dynamics. His work has been published in journals such as the Doklady Mathematics, Social Evolution & History, Economic policy, Economics and Mathematical Methods, Voprosy Ekonomiki, Economy of Region.  From 1990 to 1997 he was an economic advisor to the President of the Kyrgyz Republic and a member of the Government in areas such as foreign trade, foreign investment and management of state property. His research interests include: the structure of the modern economy, new technologies and industrial policy, the social consequence of structural changes in the economy.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • The Economics of Digital Transformation: Approaching Non-stable and Uncertain Digitalized Production Systems

    Pages 1-4

    Devezas, Tessaleno (et al.)

  • Social and Economic Consequences of Large-scale Digitization and Robotization of the Modern Economy

    Pages 5-23

    Akaev, Askar (et al.)

  • Revisited Economic Theory or How to Describe the Processes of Disequilibrium and Instability of Modern Economic Systems

    Pages 25-43

    Akaev, А. А. (et al.)

  • Technological Development: Models of Economic Growth and Distribution of Income

    Pages 45-65

    Akaev, Askar (et al.)

  • Breakthrough Technologies and Labor Market Transformation: How It Works and Some Evidence from the Economies of Developed Countries

    Pages 67-84

    Gorbashko, Elena (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Digital Transformation
Book Subtitle
Approaching Non-stable and Uncertain Digitalized Production Systems
Editors
  • Tessaleno Devezas
  • João Leitão
  • Askar Sarygulov
Series Title
Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-59959-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-59959-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-59958-4
Series ISSN
2511-2023
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 281
Number of Illustrations
87 b/w illustrations
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