Competitiveness, Social Inclusion and Sustainability in a Diverse European Union

Perspectives from Old and New Member States

Editors: Huber, Peter, Nerudova, Danuše, Rozmahel, Petr (Eds.)

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  • Addresses key issues in the EU economic policy debate, offering a quick overview for scholars and policymakers
  • Presents detailed case studies of EU economic policy in several European countries  
  • Pays particular attention to the perspective of researchers from new EU member states  
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This book brings together the work of researchers in Eastern and Western Europe, who analyze competitiveness, social exclusion and sustainability from a range of perspectives. It examines the key challenges faced by the EU in its efforts to establish a socially inclusive and greener path to growth and develops policy recommendations to simultaneously achieve the EU 2020 agenda’s long-term goals and address the current economic crisis in Europe.

About the authors

Peter Huber, born in 1967, is a researcher at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research. He studied Economics at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, the University of Innsbruck and the Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna where he also worked as a research assistant. Since 2012 he is acting as vice-director for external co-ordination at WIFO. His main research interests are in regional economics and the analysis of migration and commuting patterns in Europe.

Danuše Nerudová, Ph.D., Born in 1979, works as associate professor and head of the department of accounting and taxation and a lecturer at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Mendel University in Brno. Her expertise is in the field of international taxation and tax policy. She has contributed and led numerous projects analyzing the impact of tax harmonization on the Czech Republic or the European Union. Her research primarily focuses on tax harmonization especially in the field of direct taxation, possibilities of financial sector taxation and on taxes as the revenues of national and EU budgets. Currently, she is the lead partner of the project “The quantification of the impact of the introduction of Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base on the budget revenues of the Czech Republic” financed by a grant from the Czech research grant agency (GACR).

Petr Rozmahel, born in 1977, is as an associate professor at the Mendel University in Brno. He is the head of the Research Centre at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Mendel University. In his research he focuses on economic and monetary integration processes in Europe. In particular he concentrates on analysis of convergence processes of the Central and Eastern European countries towards the EU and Euro area at national as well as regional levels. At the university he also works as lecturer of basic and advanced courses of Macro and Microeconomics.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Huber, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • The Competitiveness of the EU Countries: A Multi-dimensional Cluster Analysis Approach

    Rozmahel, Petr (et al.)

    Pages 13-36

  • Long-Run Heterogeneity Across the EU Countries

    Kapounek, Svatopluk

    Pages 37-46

  • Sustainable Development in the EU

    Hampel, David (et al.)

    Pages 47-73

  • Current Developments in Corporate Social Responsibility in the EU

    Pavlíková, Eva Abramuszkinová (et al.)

    Pages 77-98

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-17299-6
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Hardcover $119.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
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  • Unpublished eBooks cannot be pre-ordered in advance.
  • Due: November 4, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-36780-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Competitiveness, Social Inclusion and Sustainability in a Diverse European Union
Book Subtitle
Perspectives from Old and New Member States
Editors
  • Peter Huber
  • Danuše Nerudova
  • Petr Rozmahel
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-17299-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-17299-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-17298-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36780-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 212
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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