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Sustainable growth and resource productivity : economic and global policy issues
Introduction Raimund Bleischwitz, Wuppertal Institute, Germany, Paul J.J. Welfens, European Institute for International Economic Relations, Wuppertal (EIIW) and University of Wuppertal, Germany, and… Expand
Restructuring Infrastructure in Transition Economies
The provision of telecommunications, electricity and transport, in centrally planned economies, was distinguished from that in market economies in at least three ways. Firstly, some services, such as… Expand
Financial market integration and growth : structural change and economic dynamics in the European Union
Introduction.- The Role of Banks in Financial Integration: Some New Theory and Evidence from New EU Members.- Interdependence Between Foreign Exchange Markets and Stock Markets in Selected European… Expand
From the transatlantic banking crisis to the euro crisis?
- P. Welfens
- 30 March 2011
The Transatlantic Banking Crisis has strongly raised debt-GDP ratios in many OECD countries and this is undermining the economic recovery. As regards the euro zone there are special problems which… Expand
BREXIT and Foreign Direct Investment: Key Issues and New Empirical Findings
This contribution takes a new look at the gravity equation model in relation to foreign direct investment (FDI) of leading industrialized countries which presents a useful basis for assessing certain… Expand
Structural Change, Growth and Bazaar Effects in the Single EU Market
This paper analyzes the link between structural change, growth and bazaar effects in the context of open economies. At first we consider the theoretical basis of structural change and discuss the… Expand
The Economic and Financial Market Consequences of Global Ageing
One: Economic and Financial Market Consequences of Global Ageing.- Executive Overview.- Section 1: Global Demographic Trends and Forecasts 1950-2050.- Section 2: How is Ageing Likely to Impact… Expand
Macroeconomic and health care aspects of the coronavirus epidemic: EU, US and global perspectives
- P. Welfens
- International Economics and Economic Policy
- 1 May 2020
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic represents a major challenge for the world economy. While a detailed longer-term diffusion path of the new virus cannot be anticipated for individual… Expand
New Economy and Economic Growth in Europe and the U. S.
From the Publisher: The New Economy in Europe and the US poses many unexplored issues. The authors present innovative theoretical and empirical analysis on Internet dynamics, productivity growth and… Expand