Billionaires and Millionaires of the Baltic Sea Region: A Comparative Analysis of National Business Elites
Local business elites make a major contribution to the development of the Baltic region’s countries, shaping their present and future. The Baltic business elites are an integral part of the transnational capitalist class — a product of the global economy and the global division of labour. Drawing on a sizeable body of statistics, the author conducts a comparative analysis of the Baltic states’ financial elites. The author considers such characteristics of business elites as their number,...
Economic globalization, production internationalization, creation of international production networks
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Saint Petersburg as a Global Coastal City: Positioning in the Baltic Region
... Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. The region’s hubs are the port cities located along the Baltic Sea coast. However, Peter Taylor and Saskia Sassen’s classification identifies higher status cities and ‘global cities’, which are to be considered in the global context. Seven coastal regions are distinguished within this region, whose organising centers are the global coastal cities of Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Riga, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, and ...
Global energy and environmental security in the current global economic crisis
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Introducing Sectoral Models into Regional Management: An Assessment of Regulatory Impacts on the Economy
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Countries of the Baltic Region in the Global Culinary Space
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Russian energy diplomacy and international energy security (geopolitics and economics)
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Digital World Communication аnd Translation
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... Steven Mann’s controlled chaos theory and the concept of Intermarium. Their starting assumption is that the situation in the Baltic depends largely on the politics of external powers — Russia and the United States, — being a projection of their global geopolitical confrontation. The US strategy thus becomes a major part of the equation. The authors believe that since the end of the second Iraq war the American elite has been divided along ideological lines into adherents of the chaos theory ...
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The development of bioeconomy of the Baltic Region in the context of regional and global climate change
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