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  • Bibliotheken: Innovation aus Traditionby Klaus Ceynowa; Martin Hermann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This commemorative volume honors the 65 th birthday of Dr. Rolf Griebel, celebrating his service as General Director of the Bavarian State Library. The authors include major contributors to German and international library science from the realms of culture, academia, and politics. The essays explore the strategic challenges that face... more...

  • Banking Competition and Capital Ratiosby Martin Cihák; Klaus Schaeck

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    We use data for more than 2,600 European banks to test whether increased competition causes banks to hold higher capital ratios. Employing panel data techniques, and distinguishing between the competitive conduct of small and large banks, we show that banks tend to hold higher capital ratios when operating in a more competitive environment. This result... more...

  • How Well Do Aggregate Bank Ratios Identify Banking Problems?by Martin Cihák; Klaus Schaeck

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    The paper provides an empirical analysis of aggregate banking system ratios during systemic banking crises. Drawing upon a wide cross-country dataset, we utilize parametric and nonparametric tests to assess the power of these ratios to discriminate between sound and unsound banking systems. We also estimate a duration model to investigate whether the... more...

  • Schlüsselkonzepte zur Physikby Klaus Lichtenegger; Martin Lay

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 13.32

    Dieses Buch behandelt zentrale Ideen und Konzepte aus den verschiedensten Bereichen der Physik, die in üblichen Darstellungen oft tief unter technischen Details begraben liegen. Zudem werden Themen diskutiert, die wegen ihrer Vielschichtigkeit in den Grundvorlesungen keinen angestammten Platz haben. Diese Schlüsselkonzepte werden jeweils in kurzen... more...

  • EU Labor Markets After Post-Enlargement Migrationby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 148.01

    This book argues that immigrants from new EU member states are not a threat to the Western welfare state. It makes a convincing case that there is no evidence the post-enlargement labor migrants would on aggregate displace native workers or lower wages. more...

  • Europeanization in the Twentieth Centuryby Martin Conway; Kiran Klaus Patel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 102.00

    Europeanization is a term at the centre of contemporary political debate. In this innovative study, a team of British and German historians present the findings of their research project into how the concept and content of Europeanization needs to be understood as a historical phenomenon, which has changed its meaning during the twentieth century. more...

  • Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Marketsby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... more...

  • Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recessionby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 116.29

    This volume extends and deepens our knowledge about cross-border mobility and its role in an enlarged EU. More specifically, its main purpose is to enlighten the growing and yet rather uninformed debate about the role of post-enlargement migration for economic adjustment in the crisis-stricken labor markets of the Eurozone and the EU as a whole. The... more...

  • Produktionsfaktor Mathematikby Martin Grötschel; Klaus Lucas; Volker Mehrmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 11.55

    Mathematik als Produktionsfaktor und Innovationsverstärker? Wer wissen und verstehen will, warum die Mathematik immer stärker zur Produktentwicklung und Produktionssicherheit, zur Wertschöpfung und Ressourcenschonung beiträgt, dem wird dieses Buch eine wahre Fundgrube sein. Das Buch beschreibt das Verhältnis von Mathematik und Technikwissenschaften,... more...

  • Briefwechsel und Lebenszeugnisseby Martin Opitz; Klaus Conermann; Harald Bollbuck

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 802.50

    Martin Opitz (1597?1639) is regarded as one of the moving forces behind the rise of German literature in the 17th century. Most of his correspondence, however, was written in Latin. Now in this three-volume work his letters have been collected, edited, translated and provided with detailed annotations for the first time, and supplemented... more...