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Setting the Stage: The Plenary Session

James Halteman and Edd Noell

in Reckoning with Markets: The Role of Moral Reflection in Economics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199763702
eISBN:
9780199932252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199763702.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter stages a group discussion with fifteen participants from all periods of history. A facilitator moderates the conversation, but the content of the session uses the words of the ... More


The Modern Industrial Revolution

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the most important factors influencing the development of investment banks in the second half of the 20th century were technological. The emergence first of large scale batch ... More


Inside the Investment Bank

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter studies the internal organization of the investment bank. Historically, investment banks were partnership firms. Their recent conversion to joint stock corporations is explained. It is ... More


Information Technology Human Resource Strategies

Ephraim R. McLean and Scott L. Schneberger

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Competitive advantage in future business environments will come from applying the right human capital to information technology. This human capital includes all IT professionals as well as corporate ... More


Human Wealth and Financial Wealth

John Y. Campbell and Luis M. Viceira

in Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296942
eISBN:
9780191596049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296940.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores financial asset allocation strategies when human wealth, the expected present discounted value of future labour earnings, is not tradable. Investors should adjust explicit asset ... More


Not up to Standard: Stress Testing Market Designs for Misbehavior

Gary E. Bolton

in The Handbook of Market Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The complexities of human objectives and judgment can challenge a market’s resilience. The theories of strategic behaviour that guard against gaming make strong assumptions about the objectives and ... More


THE VALUE FUNCTIONAL: THEORY

Patrick L. Anderson

in The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the theory behind the novel value functional method. This includes the importance of the definition of the firm introduced in this book, which includes separation, replicable ... More


Investing over the Life Cycle

Andrew Ang

in Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199959327
eISBN:
9780199382323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959327.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Labor income is an asset, and for young investors the value of labor income usually dominates the rest of their financial holdings. An investor’s mix of assets changes as her labor income evolves ... More


Characteristics of Successful Hedge Fund Managers

Ashrafee T. Hossain, Samir Saadi, and Maxim Treff

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Managerial skill is a key determinant of a hedge fund’s success. Identifying the key characteristics of successful managers is important because of a strong relation between hedge fund performance ... More


Introduction

Jean-Olivier Hairault and François Langot

in Labour Market and Retirement Interactions: A new perspective on employment for older workers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198779179
eISBN:
9780191824340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779179.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The overall approach adopted in this book complements the traditional dichotomic view of older worker employment and retirement decisions. On the one hand, the latter approach mainly explains the low ... More


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