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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 ...

Claudio Scardovi

Singularity Bank

AI and Runaway Transformation in Financial Services Artificial intelligence is driving the next revolution in banking, with disruptive forces presenting profound challenges to traditional business models. As the adoption of new technologies, and innovation of even newer ones, accelerates, are we fast approaching a future in which banks no longer have a need for assets or, indeed, for humans? Is there ...

Giordano Di Veglia, Melania Franzese

Business Models and Profitability in the Strategic Banking Process

Focus on Digitalization

The book introduces the key elements contributing to entrepreneurial vitality and sustainability in the medium and long term with a specific focus on digital transformation. Factoring in two momentous processes such as digitalization and climate change, the book starts with an update on profitability in the banking system and moves on to the assumptions of economic literature on business model analysis ...

Virginia Stagni

Dreamers who do

Intrapreneurship and innovation in the media world

Disruption, from Latin (dis- ‘apart’ + rumpere ‘to break’), means tearing something into pieces, destroying it completely. In the chaotic, uncertain, fast-paced contemporary world, journalism must embrace change and adapt. Based on this assumption, the author covers her experience towards the centenary media business with a fresh and entrepreneurial approach, the same approach she adopts in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gianluca Salviotti, Leonardo Maria De Rossi, Nico Abbatemarco

The Blockchain Journey

A Guide to Practical Business Applications “The SDA Bocconi DEVO Lab has done a fantastic and comprehensive book, a holistic and powerful framework of analysis.” Rafael Cayuela, The Dow Chemical Company. “What Blockchain is and how you can exploit it, are the main and most important questions you will find answered in this precious book.“ Fabio Malosio, IBM Italia. “DEVO Lab has produced ...

Erio Castagnoli, Margherita Cigola, Lorenzo Peccati


A Brief Introduction Today probability turns out to be one of the most pervasive mathematical topics. It actually affects a number of quite different fields, proving particularly relevant to courses ranging from Statistics to Economics, from Finance to Management Science. Recently it has even found significant applications in some sectors of Law. This book contains a short presentation of the most ...

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 ...

Maria Giuseppina Lucia, Stefano Valdemarin

International Strategy

Managing companies in the global economic system

In a global economic system marked by continuous changes, companies shouldadapt their strategies to successfully manage international activities. On onehand, strategic decisions play a key role in detecting and seizing internationalopportunities. On the other hand, global shifts have a strong impact on everytype of company and organization, regardless of their size and degree of internationalization.Focusing ...