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Here you can find the Open Access books of Open Press TiU and we will add much more interesting materials the coming weeks... We hope you will enjoy the digital Open Access materials or the printed versions of the books.


WENKEN VAN EEN ECONOOM; VOOR/DOOR SYLVESTER EIJFFINGER
Open Access ISBN: 978-94-6240-634-6

Boek ISBN: 978-94-6240-633-9

DOI: 10.26116/wolf-openpresstiu-eijffinger-wenken-2020

Published: 9 October 2020

 

‘Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler’

Deze zin loopt als rode draad door de carrière van Neerlands meest uitgesproken econoom: Sylvester Eijffinger. Hij vindt het van groot belang de balans te bewaren tussen alle verschillende rollen die hij vervult en daarbij vooral niet mee te huilen met de wolven in het bos. ‘De economisch commentator acteert als de wetenschappelijke weerman die zegt wat ons te verwachten staat, of dat nu zonneschijn is, of een gevaarlijke storm. Maar als onheilsprofeten elkaar de loef afsteken, dan kan het evengoed noodzakelijk zijn de rol van herder aan te nemen die de schaapskudde enigszins tot rust maant. En ja, soms is het belangrijk helemaal je mond te houden’.

De terugblik op een uitzonderlijke carrière van een gedreven wetenschapper en levensgenieter.

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Wenken Van Een Econoom Sylvester Eijffinger
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Boek ISBN: 978-94-6240-633-9

Uitgevers: Wolf Publishers (info@wolfpublishers.nl) Open Press TiU (info@openpresstiu.org)

Interview: Daan Rutten
Concept en bewerking teksten: Studio Trots
Ontwerp en opmaak: Kwa Ontwerp en BuroPARK
Productie: Wolf Publishers/Graphic in Mind

Rating: 4.2 stars
5 votes

THE NEW COMMON: HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS TRANSFORMING SOCIETY

Emile Aarts, Hein Fleuren, Margriet Sitskoorn and Ton Wilthagen

ISBN: 978-94-6240-618-6 (book version)

DOI: 10.26116/openpresstiu-newcommon-2020

Published: September 2020

This book presents the scientific views of some fifty experts on the way they think that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting society now and in the years to come. Using the concept of a “common” like in common values, common places, common goods, and common sense, they elaborate on a transition from an old common to a new common. In 31 chapters, the expected shifts are analyzed in major fields like health, education, finance, business, work, and citizenship, applying concepts from law, psychology, economics, sociology, religious studies, and computer science to express their views.

Many authors anticipate an acceleration of the digital transformation in the forthcoming years, but at the same, time they argue that a successful shift to a new common can only be achieved by re-valuating life on our planet through strengthening resilience at an individual level and assuming more responsibilities from a societal perspective.

With contributions from Emile Aarts, Peter Achterberg, Maurice Adams, Alfred Archer, Sonja Bekker, Daniel Bertram, Leonieke van Boekel, Erik Borgman, Frank Bosman, Carlos de Bourbon de Parme, Johanna Buerkert, Anne Bülow, Colette Cuijpers, Petri Embregts, Sylvester Eijffinger, Hein Fleuren, Hans-Martin von Gaudecker, Paul van Geest, Morag Goodwin, Martijn Groenleer, Odile Heynders, Maarten Horden, Meriam Janssen, Ronald de Jong, Maurits Kaptein, Loes Keijsers, Esther Keymolen, Jan Loffeld, Max Louwerse, Katrien Luijkx, Kenny Meesters, Quita Muis, Michele Nuijten, Phillip Paiement, Robin Pierce, Ioana Pop, Eric Postma, Marie Postma, Corien Prins, Quirine Quirijns, Tim Reeskens, Mirjam van Reisen, Conny Rijken, Bettina Siflinger, Margriet Sitskoorn, Anton Sluijtman, Toine Spapens, Annerieke Stoop, Linnet Taylor, Marjolein Verbiest, Jelte Wicherts, Archibald van Wieringen, Nathan Wildman and Ton Wilthagen.

 

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Editors: Emile Aarts, Hein Fleuren, Margriet Sitskoorn, Ton Wilthagen

Published: September 2020

Rating: 5 stars
2 votes

BASICS OF AMERICAN LABOUR LAW

A Brief Description of the Labour Law of The United States of America for the Purpose of Comparative Labour Law

Antoine Jacobs

ISBN: 978-94-6240-614-8 (interactive pdf)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-615-5 (paperback version)

DOI: 10.26116/OpenPressTiU-Jacobs-02-2020

Published: September 2020

 

Why is American labour law so different from the law in other states? And can we expect in the nearby future changes in the present state of American Labour Law? This textbook tries to find the answer by exploring the background of labour law, the size, geographical situation, population, culture and economic data of the USA.

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Basics Of American Labour Law Open Access
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ISBN: 978-94-6240-615-5

Published: September 2020

Rating: 5 stars
2 votes

INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES

Modeling, Pricing and Hedging

J.M. Schumacher

ISBN: 978-94-6240-611-7 (interactive pdf)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-612-4 (paperback version)

DOI: 10.26116/OpenPressTiU-Schumacher-04-2020

 

Financial derivatives are widely used as instruments to modify exposures to various types of financial risk. Examples include call options on a stock index, interest rate derivatives such as swaptions, and credit derivatives. The theory of financial derivatives, as it has been developed in recent decades, is based on a mix of economic ideas and concepts from mathematics.


The material in this Open Press textbook originates from notes for a course that the author has taught at Tilburg University for more than ten years, as part of the MSc program in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science. The text aims to provide students with an introduction to continuous-time models that are used to analyze derivative contracts in finance and insurance. Users are expected to have a solid background in standard calculus, linear algebra, and probability; prior experience with stochastic calculus, however, is not a prerequisite. 

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INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES
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ISBN: 978-94-6240-612-4 (paperback version)

Published: September 2020

Rating: 5 stars
3 votes

EVIDENCE BASED HRM

What (do) we know about people in the workplace?

Brigitte Kroon

ISBN: 978-94-6240-623-0 (interactive pdf)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-624-7 (paperback version)

DOI: 10.26116/OpenPressTiU-Kroon-01-2020

 

Human Resource Management is about managing the labor side of organizations. As labor resides in people, managing labor involves managing people. Because people can think and act in response to management, effective management of people involves a good understanding of psychology, sociology, laws, and economics. Any person in a managerial position should therefore have some basic understanding of human resource management. However, since not every organization is the same, and because the challenges that organizations face are different, there is no ‘one best practice suits all’ recipe for doing HRM. Hence, organizations need people who know where to find the best HRM interventions for the issues that they face.

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Evidence Based HRM
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ISBN: 978-94-6240-624-7 (paperback version)

Published: September 2020

Rating: 4.75 stars
4 votes

SENSING THE RISK

A CASE FOR INTEGRATING CITIZEN SENSING INTO RISK GOVERNANCE

An accessible ‘toolbox’ for interested citizen science communities and policy-makers wishing to integrate citizen-sensed data into risk governance.

Anna Berti Suman

ISBN: 978-94-6240-630-8 (Interactive PDF)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-631-5 (Paperback)

 

‘Citizen sensing’, framed as grassroots-driven monitoring initiatives based on sensor technology, is increasingly entering the debate on environmental risk governance.  Although through a possible initial conflict, citizen sensing may ultimately have the potential to contribute to institutional risk governance. Building on previous empirical research based on a combination ofmethods, including ethnographical research, descriptive analysis and fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Berti Suman designs an accessible ‘toolbox’ for interested communities, policy-makers and researchers that wish to shape citizen sensing initiatives in a way to contribute to risk governance.

 

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Sensing The Risk
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There will be soon a real full color book "Sensing the Risk" at the end of October. You can now order the black and white printed version.

An accessible ‘toolbox’ for interested citizen science communities and policy-makers wishing to integrate citizen-sensed data into risk governance.

Anna Berti Suman

ISBN: 978-94-6240-631-5

Rating: 5 stars
2 votes