This book depicts and reveals the socioeconomic dynamics of the COVID-19 crisis, and its global, regional, and local perspectives. Explicitly interdisciplinary, this volume embraces a wide spectrum of topics across economics, business, public management, psychology, and public health. Written by global experts, each chapter offers a snapshot of an emerging aspect of the COVID-19 crisis for the benefit of academics and students, as well as the institutional, economic, social, and developmental policymakers and health practitioners on the ground.
Provides a multifaceted survey of the socioeconomic dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic
Discusses the effects of COVID-19 on financial markets
Presents high performing machine learning algorithms for predicting the spread of COVID-19
Nezameddin Faghih is an UNESCO Chair Professor Emeritus, and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research (Springer). He has published more than 50 books and 100 fully refereed research articles, and presented more than 120 invited talks in academia, industry, and professional meetings. Amir Forouharfar received his bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from Arak University (Iran). He received a master's degree in Entrepreneurship Management and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Sistan and Baluchestan (Iran). His main areas of research are entrepreneurship, organization theory, public administration and philosophy. Dr. Forouharfar has over 30 fully refereed articles in prestigious journals, conferences, and books.
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Part I: Impacts on Entrepreneurship and Management Studies.- Chapter 2: Entrepreneurial Frugality in Crisis: An Interpretative Phenomenological Approach.- Chapter 3: The Future of International Entrepreneurship post-COVID-19.- Chapter 4: The Impact of the COVID -19 Pandemic on the Development of Entrepreneurial Universities: A Study of Higher Education Institutions in Turkey.- Chapter 5: Opportunities and Threats Facing Early-Stage Digital Startups during the COVID-19 Pandemic.- Chapter 6: Developments and Changes in Organization and Management Research in the Post COVID-19 Era: A Foundationalist Approach.- Part II: Shock Economy and Financial Dynamics.- Chapter 7: Lessons From COVID-19 and Its Impact on Reallocation of Resources: Using a Cross-County Comparison in Search of a Global Perspective.- Chapter 8: Financial Markets and COVID-19.- Chapter 9: Forecasting Monetary Policy Rates in The COVID-19 Era For South Africa.- Chapter 10: The Effectiveness of the COVID-19 Economic and Social Relief Package as a Poverty Alleviation Strategy in South Africa.- Chapter 11: Oil Price, Foreign Reserves and Exchange Rate Nexus during COVID-19.- Part III: Politics and Sociology of the COVID-19 Crisis.- Chapter 12: COVID-19 and China's Quest for Global Hegemony.- Chapter 13: COVID-19 and the Cultural Challenges of the Rights of Contemporary African Ancestors.- Part IV: Psychology of the COVID-19 Crisis.- Chapter 14: Psychological Perspectives On COVID-19.- Chapter 15: Incorporating the Outcomes of COVID-19 with recent other Pandemic Outbreaks on Health Care Workers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.- Part V: The COVID-19 Crisis: Public Health and Biopolitics.- Chapter 16: The Spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease in Polluted Cities.- Chapter 17: High Performing Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting the Spread of COVID-19.- Chapter 18: Perceptions and Coping Strategies to COVID-19 in a Rural Ghanaian Community.- Chapter 19: Government Policy Response to COVID-19 and Stock Market Return: The Case of Iran.- Chapter 20: Request and Donation Efficiencies in a Crisis: Data Envelopment Analyses of a Philippine Web-Based Emergency Response System.- Part VI: The COVID-19 Crisis: Food and Agriculture.- Chapter 21: How did COVID-19 reshape food procurement around the globe? Effective operation and redesign of the food retail industry in China, Portugal, Turkey, and United States.- Chapter 22: Covid-19 Pandemic and Agriculture: Potential Impact on Legumes and their Economic Value Chain.- Index.