Written by some of the founders of complexity theory and complexity theories of cities (CTC), this Handbook expertly guides the reader through over forty years of intertwined developments: the emergence of general theories of complex self-organized systems and the consequent emergence of CTC.
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Edited by Juan Montero and Matthias Finger
Providing a coherent and multidisciplinary approach to digitalization, this Modern Guide aims to systematize how the digitalization process affects infrastructure-based industries, including telecommunications, transport, energy, water and postal services.
The Decentralization Formula
This innovative and original book explores the relationship between blockchain and antitrust, highlighting the mutual benefits that stem from cooperation between the two and providing a unique perspective on how law and technology could cooperate.
Edited by Maia Platt and Allen C. Goodman
This Handbook features the best teaching practices in the Health Economics (HE) field over the past decade. HE is still considered a new field in the world of economics. The teaching materials are designed for and suitable to HE specializations housed in economics departments, schools of public health, health professions, health sciences, nursing, pharmacy, business, or public/health administration.
Sustainability and Political Feasibility
Sven Rudolph and Elena Aydos
In this timely book, Sven Rudolph and Elena Aydos take an interdisciplinary approach that combines sustainability economics, political economy, and legal concepts to answer two fundamental questions: How can carbon markets be designed to be effective, efficient and just at the same time? And how can the political barriers to sustainable carbon markets be overcome? The authors advance existing theoretical frameworks and examine empirical data from various real-life emissions trading schemes, identifying strategies and policy windows for implementing truly sustainable ETS.
Edited by Lukas Hakelberg and Laura Seelkopf
This comprehensive Handbook provides an insight into the main concepts and academic debates on taxation from a political science perspective. Providing a background to current debates on green taxation, taxation and inequality, taxation and gender, tax evasion and avoidance, and tax compliance, it offers potential avenues for future research.
Edited by Margherita Pagani and Renaud Champion
Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Value Creation provides a detailed and insightful exploration of both the possibilities and the challenges that accompany widespread Artificial Intelligence
Edited by Chris Nash and Ginevra Bruzzone
This insightful book provides readers with an in-depth discussion of the use of benchmarking in regulation in the European transport sector. It argues that benchmarking is invaluable to regulators, particularly in the transport sector where the pressures of competition in – or for – the market are often absent.
Places, People and Policy
Edited by John R. Bryson, Lauren Andres, Aksel Ersoy and Louise Reardon
Providing an integrated and multi-level analysis of the impacts of COVID-19 on people, place, economies and policies, across the globe, this timely book explores how the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic combines failure with success. It focuses on exploring rapid adaptation and improvisation by individuals, organisations, and governments as they attempted to minimise and mitigate the socio-economic and health impacts of the pandemic.
People, Place and Space
Edited by John R. Bryson, Ronald V. Kalafsky and Vida Vanchan
This insightful book explores smaller towns and cities, places in which the majority of people live, highlighting that these more ordinary places have extraordinary geographies. It focuses on the development of an alternative approach to urban studies and theory that foregrounds smaller cities and towns rather than much larger cities and conurbations.