Balkan and Eastern European Countries in the Midst of the Global Economic Crisis


ISBN: 978-3-7908-2872-6 (Print) 978-3-7908-2873-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. European Union, Economic Relations and Macroeconomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Origins of Foreign Direct Investment in Croatia: Application of an Expanded Gravity Model

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-33

      Balkan Area and EU-15: An Empirical Investigation of Income Convergence

    4. Chapter

      Pages 35-48

      The Economic Relations of Bosnia–Herzegovina and FYROM with the Other States that Emerged from the Breakup of Yugoslavia Considering the Ohrid and Dayton Agreements: The Phenomenon of Yugonostalgia in Trade and Economic Relations of Those Countries

    5. Chapter

      Pages 49-61

      The Impact of Inflation Targeting Policy on the Inflation Uncertainty in Turkey

    6. Chapter

      Pages 63-74

      Fiscal Policy Under the EMU: Facts and Prospects

  3. Finance and Banking

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

    2. Chapter

      Pages 77-85

      Central Banks Between Classicism and Modernity

    3. Chapter

      Pages 87-101

      Credit Risk in the Romanian Banking System: Evidence from an ARDL Model

  4. Regional Policy, Rural Development and Information Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

    2. Chapter

      Pages 105-120

      Competitiveness and Cohesion in the European Union: A Dilemma?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 121-132

      Local Cooperation: A Dynamic Force for Endogenous Rural Development

    4. Chapter

      Pages 133-155

      Exploring Consumers’ Purchasing Behaviour Regarding Organic Wine in a Convergence E.U. Region: The Case of East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece

    5. Chapter

      Pages 157-174

      Information Society: Statistical Profiles and Development Stages