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Vincenzo Galasso

Political Economics

Redistributive Policies This book is written for undergraduate students in Economics and in Political Science who want to learn about the political economics of redistributive policies. It provides a positive analysis of the political process behind the design and implementation of redistributive policies, by using the minimum level of mathematical formalization required, in an attempt to be accessible ...

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 ...

Sandro Salsa, Annamaria Squellati

Dynamical Systems and Optimal Control

A Friendly Introduction The volume provides and elementary introduction of the mathematical modelling in those areas on Dynamical Systems and Control Theory that arise frequently in Economics.The book is divided in two parts. In the first part the fundamental aspects of mathematical modelling are developed, dealing with both continuous time systems (differential equations) and discrete time systems ...

Luigi Balletta, Salvatore Modica

Macroeconomics Lectures

The Basic Models The latest editions of introductory texts are becoming easier and easier. At the same time, macroeconomic models used by central banks in their simulations (the so-called Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models, DSGE) are increasingly microfounded – and thus complex. In a nutshell, BUP Macroeconomic Lessons fill a gap. Surely students will find them slightly more difficult ...

Gianmario Raggetti, Maria Gabriella Ceravolo, Lucrezia Fattobene


Theory, Applications, and Perspectives Neuroeconomics is a recent promising interdisciplinary scientific area which involves neuroscientists, economists, and psychologists interested to offer a new and shared theoretical vision that considers the role of the brain in individual decision-making in economics. This collection of papers provides an interesting overview of the recent evolution of the ...

Martha Friel e Armando Peres


New Maps for the Travel Industry How will the tourists of the future travel? Where will they like to stay? What experiences will they look for? Tourism is one of the strongest and fastest growing sectors of the world economy and has become one of the most advanced frontiers for technological innovation applied to transport and entertainment. The book provides a simple illustration of how tourism ...

Luana Carcano, Gabriella Lojacono

Made in Italy Industries

Managerial Issues and Best Practices This book describes why the Made in Italy brand has till today a strong relevance for Italy competitiveness and what are the key managerial issues for Made in Italy companies. The book includes an emphasis on competencies that are vital for working successfully in these companies. The aim is to give a comprehensive vision of the peculiarity of management and strategy ...

Massimiliano Marcellino

Applied econometrics

An Introduction The goal of this book is to facilitate both teaching of applied econometrics, particularly in undergraduate and Master courses, and learning by students and, more generally, by those concerned with a formal measurement of economic events. The task requires combining statistics, economics and computer science in the right proportions. Statistics is needed for a correct formulation ...

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 ...

Francesca De Canio, Davide Pellegrini

The New Social Game

Sharing Economy and Digital Revolution: Into the Change of Consumers Habits The aim of this book is to understand whether the new social game creates wealth for its participants. For this reason, the authors look at the theoretical implications of the increasing overlap between dialogue and sale, market and society, or, more simply, money and gift. By focusing on the convergence taking place between ...