Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Pasquale Commendatore, Ingrid Kubin, Spiros Bougheas, Alan Kirman, Michael Kopel, Gian Italo Bischi
    Pages 1-10 Open Access
  3. The Macro Perspective – Economic Geography

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Pasquale Commendatore, Christoph Hammer, Ingrid Kubin, Carmelo Petraglia
      Pages 13-37 Open Access
    3. Pasquale Commendatore, Ingrid Kubin, Iryna Sushko
      Pages 38-80 Open Access
    4. Pasquale Commendatore, Ingrid Kubin
      Pages 107-115 Open Access
  4. The Meso Perspective – Financial Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Spiros Bougheas, David Harvey, Alan Kirman
      Pages 119-136 Open Access
    3. Noemi Schmitt, Jan Tuinstra, Frank Westerhoff
      Pages 137-152 Open Access
    4. Spiros Bougheas, Alan Kirman
      Pages 153-156 Open Access
  5. The Micro Perspective – Social and Industrial Interactions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Luca Colombo, Herbert Dawid
      Pages 159-177 Open Access
    3. Michael Kopel, Constantine Manasakis, Emmanuel Petrakis
      Pages 178-191 Open Access
    4. Gian Italo Bischi, Michael Kopel, Fabio Lamantia, Davide Radi
      Pages 192-215 Open Access
    5. Gian Italo Bischi, Michael Kopel
      Pages 216-220 Open Access

About these proceedings


This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

This collected volume represents the final outcome of the COST Action IS1104 “The EU in the new complex geography of economic systems: models, tools and policy evaluation”.

Visualizing the EU as a complex and multi-layered network, the book is organized in three parts, each of them dealing with a different level of analysis: At the macro-level, Part I considers the interactions within large economic systems (regions or countries) involving trade, workers migration, and other factor movements. At the meso-level, Part II discusses interactions within specific but wide-ranging markets, with a focus on financial markets and banking systems. Lastly, at the micro-level, Part III explores the decision-making of single firms, especially in the context of location decisions.


New Economic Geography Systemic Risk Heterogeneous Agents Complex Networks Analysis Firm Location Decisions Multinational Enterprises Spatial Econometrics COST Action IS1104 Open Access

Editors and affiliations

  • Pasquale Commendatore
    • 1
  • Ingrid Kubin
    • 2
  • Spiros Bougheas
    • 3
  • Alan Kirman
    • 4
  • Michael Kopel
    • 5
  • Gian Italo Bischi
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of LawUniversity of Naples “Federico II”NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsWU Vienna University of Economics and BusinessViennaAustria
  3. 3.School of EconomicsUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.École des Hautes Études en Sciences SocialesCAMS - EHESSParisFrance
  5. 5.Department of Organization and Economics of InstitutionsUniversity of GrazGrazAustria
  6. 6.DESP-Department of Economics, Society, PoliticsUniversità di Urbino “Carlo Bo”UrbinoItaly

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