Modeling Economic Growth in Contemporary Belarus.

Since 1991, the eyes of the world have been on the economic growth and development of the states that formerly made up the Soviet Union. Looking at Belarus's industrial structure, economic growth, and economic prospects, this edited collection analyses why Belarus is considered ahead of many of...

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Main Author: Sergi, Bruno S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019.
Series:Entrepreneurship and Global Economic Growth Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Modeling Economic Growth in Contemporary Belarus
  • Entrepreneurship and Global Economic Growth
  • Entrepreneurship and Global Economic Growth
  • Copyright
  • Table of Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • About the Editor
  • About the Contributors
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Global Economic Growth Series
  • Introduction to Modeling Economic Growth in Contemporary Belarus
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Belarus in Global Ratings: Position and Dynamics
  • Abstract
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • References
  • 2. FinTech and Commercial Banking Development in Belarus
  • Abstract
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Dimensions in the Technology-based Banking Services
  • 2.3 Digitalization in Banking Industry
  • 2.4 Development of the Digital Economy
  • 2.5 FinTech and Cryptocurrency Markets
  • 2.6 Conclusion and Future Prospects
  • References
  • 3. Future of the Belarusian IT Sector: From IT Outsourcing to Industry 4.0?
  • Abstract
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Development of the Belarusian IT Sector
  • 3.2.1 Indicators of Dynamics
  • 3.2.2 Success Stories
  • 3.3 Some Macroeconomic Facts and Effects
  • 3.4 Governmental Support of IT Sector
  • 3.4.1 Legislation and Policy Documents
  • 3.4.2 Strategy on Digital Economy Formation in Belarus
  • 3.5 Scenarios of the Future: Risks and Opportunities
  • References
  • 4. Industrial Development, Structural Changes, and Industrial Policy in Belarus
  • Abstract
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Structural Changes in the Economy of Belarus and the Role of Industry
  • 4.3 Industrial Policy as a Factor of Economic Development
  • 4.4 Industrial Policy in Belarus
  • 4.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Charter 5. Technological Parks, Clusters, and Innovation Networks: Expected Transformation of Innovative Sector
  • Abstract
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Literature Review
  • 5.3 Methodology
  • 5.4 Results
  • 5.5 Resume.
  • References
  • 6. Belarus on the Way to Sustainable Development: Circular Economy and Green Technologies
  • Abstract
  • 6.1 Institutional Framework for the Promotion of Belarus to Sustainable Development
  • 6.2 Green Economy for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals
  • 6.2.1 Development of Electric Transport (Infrastructure) and Urban Mobility, the Implementation of the Concept of "Smart" C ...
  • 6.2.2 The Development of the Construction of Energy-efficient Homes and Improving the Energy Efficiency of the Housing Stock
  • 6.2.3 Increasing the Potential of Using Renewable Energy Sources
  • 6.2.4 Creating Conditions for the Production of Organic Products
  • 6.2.5 Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • 6.2.6 The Development of Ecological Tourism
  • 6.3 Circular Economy for Green Development
  • References
  • 7. Changes in Fuel and Energy Industry: What to Expect after the Launch of Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant?
  • Abstract
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Fuel and Energy Industry of the Republic of Belarus: Structure and Current Status
  • 7.3 Energy Security Issues in the Republic of Belarus: Dependency on External Suppliers of Primary Energy Resources
  • 7.4 Local and Renewable Energy Sources Use
  • 7.5 Introduction of Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant in the Belarusian Energy System: Expectations and Consequences
  • 7.6 Summary
  • References
  • 8. Agrarian Sector: Trends, Scenarios, Policy
  • Abstract
  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 Results
  • 8.2.1 Analysis of the Development Trends of the Agro-industrial Complex of the Republic of Belarus
  • 8.2.2 State Programs of Development of Agro-industrial Complex
  • 8.2.3 State Support for Agriculture
  • 8.2.4 National Food Security of the Republic of Belarus
  • 8.2.5 Foreign Trade in Agricultural Products of Belarus
  • 8.2.6 Rural Development and Social Infrastructure of the Village
  • 8.3 Conclusion
  • References.
  • 9. How to Make Money on Geography: Transportation and Logistics Services in Belarus
  • Abstract
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Highways and Road Transport
  • 9.3 Railway Transport
  • 9.3.1 PETC II
  • 9.3.2 PETC IX
  • 9.4 Air Transportation
  • 9.5 Water Transport
  • 9.6 Pipeline
  • 9.7 Resume
  • References
  • 10. The Development of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Abstract
  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • 10.3 Competitiveness of Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • 10.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • 11. Education and Innovation Growth: Establishing Entrepreneurial Universities
  • Abstract
  • 11.1 Introduction: Scope and Structure of the Belarus Education System
  • 11.2 The Role of Higher Education in Creating the Country's Innovative Economy
  • 11.3 Directions of Establishing Entrepreneurial Universities in Belarus
  • 11.4 Social Guidelines in the Establishment of Entrepreneurial Universities
  • 11.5 Summary
  • References
  • 12. Public-Private Partnerships and Social Innovation in Belarus
  • Abstract
  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Characteristics of the Institutional Conditions for the Development of Public-Private Partnerships and Implementation ...
  • 12.3 Mechanism of Implementation of Public-Private Partnerships in the Republic of Belarus
  • 12.4 Summary
  • References
  • 13. Administrative Arrangement, Spatial Development, and Regional Policy in Belarus
  • Abstract
  • 13.1 Administrative Structure and Population
  • 13.2 Regional Differences in Economic and Social Development
  • 13.3 Legal and Institutional Framework of Regional Policy
  • 13.4 Regional Policy Goals, Objectives, Subjects, and Objects
  • 13.5 Key Instruments of the National Regional Policy
  • 13.6 Summary
  • References
  • 14. Smart Cities
  • Abstract
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 Literature Review
  • 14.3 Investment.
  • 14.3.1 Housing Fund of the Republic of Belarus: State of Development
  • 14.3.2 Infrastructure of the Republic of Belarus: State of Development
  • 14.3.3 Information and Communication Technologies as the Basis for the Development of Smart City
  • 14.3.4 Cities of Belarus on the Way to the Creation and Implementation of the Concept of Smart City
  • 14.4 Summary
  • References
  • 15. What Belarus Produces, Exports, and Imports: Analyzing Trade in Value Added
  • Abstract
  • 15.1 Introduction
  • 15.2 Analysis of Balance of Payments and National Statistics
  • 15.3 TiVA Methodology
  • 15.4 Results
  • 15.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • 16. Foreign Investments and TNCs
  • Abstract
  • 16.1 Trends and Regional Directions in Global FDI Flows
  • 16.2 The Assessment of the Investment Climate in the Country
  • 16.3 The Presence of TNCs on the Belarusian Market
  • 16.4 The Assessment of Factors Hindering the Internationalization of Business Activity of Belarusian Companies
  • 16.5 The Analysis of the Priorities and Institutional Foundations for Attracting FDI in the Economy of the Republic of Belarus
  • References
  • 17. The Policy of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus to Ensure Financial Stability: Achievements, Problems, and P ...
  • Abstract
  • 17.1 Introduction
  • 17.2 The Role of the National Bank in Ensuring Financial Stability
  • 17.2.1 Monitoring of Financial Stability in the Republic of Belarus
  • 17.2.2 Financial Stability Board
  • 17.2.3 Disclosure of Information on Financial Stability in the Republic of Belarus
  • 17.3 Brief Description of the State of the Financial Sector of the Republic of Belarus
  • 17.3.1 Banking Sector
  • 17.3.2 Leasing Organizations
  • 17.3.3 Microfinance Organizations
  • 17.3.4 Insurance Sector
  • 17.3.5 Stocks and Bonds Market
  • 17.3.6 Payment System of the Republic of Belarus.
  • 17.4 Achievements to Ensure Financial Stability
  • 17.4.1 2008
  • 17.4.2 2009
  • 17.4.3 2011
  • 17.4.4 2012
  • 17.4.5 2014
  • 17.4.6 2015
  • 17.4.7 2016
  • 17.4.8 2017
  • 17.4.9 2018
  • 17.4.10 2019
  • 17.5 The Main Problems Affecting Financial Stability
  • 17.6 Development Prospects of the Financial Market of the Republic of Belarus
  • 17.7 Conclusion
  • References
  • 18. Improving Fiscal Policies: Evolution or Revolution?
  • Abstract
  • 18.1 Introduction
  • 18.2 Balance and Economic Growth: What to Choose as a Nature of Future Tax Reform?
  • 18.3 Budget Investments and Tax Expenses: Tax Incentives Are Good for the Economy or Inefficient Government Spending?
  • 18.4 Fiscal Component of New Sustainable Growth
  • 18.5 Summary
  • References
  • 19. Economic Growth in Belarus: Analysis, Forecasts, and Scenarios
  • Abstract
  • 19.1 Introduction
  • 19.2 Literature Review
  • 19.3 Analysis of the Balanced Economic Growth Using Input-Output Tables
  • 19.4 Results
  • 19.5 Scenarios of Economic Growth
  • 19.6 Conclusion
  • References
  • 20. Foreign Economic Policy of Belarus: Integration and Multivector
  • Abstracts
  • 20.1 Introduction
  • 20.2 Objective, Principles, and Transformation of Foreign Economic Policy
  • 20.3 Multidirectional Foreign Economic Policy of the Republic of Belarus: Geography and Formats of Cooperation
  • 20.4 Republic of Belarus in International Economic Integration Processes
  • 20.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Index.