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Why Community?

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To address the dimension of the resistance to individualism that is warranted, its values can and should be integrated into an affirmation of community.


Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Joseph Stiglitz, Patrick Bolton, and Frederic Samama (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are state-owned investment funds with combined asset holdings that are fast approaching four trillion dollars. Recently emerging as a major force in global financial ... More


Building Emerging Countries’ Financial Infrastructure by Investing in Microfinance

Arnaud Ventura

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter closes the panel discussion on socially responsible investment (SRI) by promoting microcredit in developing countries as a natural match for SRI investments by sovereign wealth funds ... More


Panel Summary

Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the panel discussion on socially responsible investment (SRI). It argues that improving the functioning of the international financial system is a concern for all. SWFs can ... More


Smart Energy Globalization

David Jhirad

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0039
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Around 1.5 billion people around the world have never seen a light bulb, lack electricity, and cook with primitive cooking fuels that cause hundreds of thousands of respiratory illnesses for women ... More


Managing Commodity Price Volatility

Marie Brière

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0050
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Commodity price volatility continues to be one of the major risks faced by developing countries. The question is how a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) can help reduce that risk by defining an efficient ... More


A New Agenda for Global Warming

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter proposes an agenda to deal first with the United States' pollution and second with that of developing countries. It suggests that the way to get nations, and particularly the United ... More


Commentary

Robert Solow

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a commentary by Robert Solow, Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He discusses two questions that arose in his mind as he was listening to ... More


A Learning Economy

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores some of the elements that make for a learning society—in the case of a developing country, one which more quickly closes the gap between itself and the more advanced countries; ... More


Cognitive Dissonance: Postwar Economic Development Strategies and Bretton Woods International Financial Stability

Jan Kregel

in Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

the chapter offers a deep critique of the way the Bretton Woods framework addressed the simultaneous objectives of pursuing international financial stability and fostering growth in developing ... More


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