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Alessandro Zattoni

Corporate Governance

How to Design Good Companies


The book focuses on corporate governance with an original perspective:(i)It is based on academic research: solid theory and rigorous empirical findings provided by previous studies; (ii)It has a strategic-management perspective, and it aims at helping students to learn both mindsets and frameworks, and competencies and useful knowledge to design and assess corporate governance practices; (iii)It presents ...

Annalisa Buffardi, Lello Savonardo

Digital Cultures, Innovation and Startup

The Contamination Lab Model


The book focuses on the relationships between technological and social innovations, and the new opportunities and challenges that the education system is facing. The dissertation explores the intertwines between the educational scenarios and the contemporary social, economic, and cultural contexts. In particular, we discuss the Contamination Lab (CLab) experience, which started in Italian universities ...

Claudio Scardovi

Finance, Real Estate and Wealth-Being

Towards the Creation of Sustainable and Shared Wealth


The vision of the author is to cover and discuss, at both strategic and operational level, the implications of banking and real estate relationships. It represents an opportunity to relaunch both businesses and contribute to the development of the competitive positioning of large metropolises and other local areas, territories, and communities to support the competitive repositioning of entire countries. ...

Guido Corbetta, Paolo Morosetti

Corporate Strategy for a Sustainable Growth

Alignment, Execution, and Transformation


This volume develops a model for evaluating strategic decisions and integrating the economic, financial, social, and environmental dimensions. It deeply studies the theme of growth strategies and investigates the relationships between corporate strategy, ownership, and corporate governance. The authors address the issue of "corporate strategy decisions" by proposing: select among the theoretical reflections ...

Stefano Caselli, Gimede Gigante, Andrea Tortoroglio

Corporate and Investment Banking

A Hands-On approach


A new book on the relationship between banks and corporates is a challenge that must be accepted: we need to revert the narrative on banks and provide a proper perspective on what they can do for the economy overall.Corporate and Investment Banking is in fact the banking activity that most affects the growth of companies and their ability to be more robust and competitive. In the financial world, ...

Giovanni Pitruzzella, Oreste Pollicino

Disinformation and Hate Speech

A European Constitutional Perspective


What balance should be struck between freedom of expression, as an essential right and value of any democratic society, and other constitutional rights when facing falsehood and extreme speech? How are Europe and legislators around the world reacting to the rise of online disinformation and hate speech, in the wake of mounting evidence of adverse effects on democratic processes? What is the most effective ...

Lello Savonardo

Pop Music, Media, and Youth Cultures

From the Beat Revolution to the Bit Generation


In 2016, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to the singer and songwriter Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." This suggests how important pop music is in the contemporary society, and highlights how blurred are traditional boundaries across all forms of art. Pop music is strictly connected to mass media, mass culture, the youth universe, ...

Alessia Amighini

Money and Might

Along the Belt and Road Initiative


The book deals with the interplay between two strategies promoted by China in the 21st century to increase its integration into the world economy: Belt and Road Initiative-BRI and the internationalisation of the renminbi. They came about at different times and with complementary aims, with a great synergy between them. On the one hand, greater international circulation of the renminbi is indispensable ...

Marcello Messori

Recovery Pathways

The Difficult Italian Convergence in the Euro Area


The book analyzes the different phases that have characterized the evolution of the pol-icy framework and the economic governance of the European Union and the Euro Area since the end of the global financial crisis (2007-2009). This analysis, which is found-ed on a careful reconstruction of those "right" or "wrong" economic ideas that have "ruled" the European world until the pandemic shock (to paraphrase ...

Lorenzo Peccati, Sandro Salsa, Annamaria Squellati

Mathematics for Economics and Business


This textbook is tailored for those educational programs, such as Economics and Management, which include a first (and frequently the only) course of Mathematics. We have selected some topics which we consider to be fundamental, if not mandatory, for these students: - the knowledge of Calculus, for functions of one and two variables; - the use of Calculus in optimization; - the notion of integral ...