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Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun-Young Yun

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The concept of ‘cost of capital’ was introduced almost thirty years ago and quickly became an indispensable tool for modelling the impact of tax policy on investment behaviour. In the 1980s it ... More


Dishing the Whigs: Disraeli, Salisbury, and the Relaunching of the Tory Party 1846–86

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the relaunch of the Conservative Party, which had been shattered in 1846, under Disraeli and Salisbury. Explains how Disraeli enacted the Second Reform Act in 1867, although it ... More


Women and the 1832 Reform Act

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Reform Act of 1832 stands as one of the defining moments in the political history of Britain, yet its implications for women and their involvement in its passage remain underexplored. The reform ... More


Irretrievable Breakdown as the Ground for Divorce: The Divorce Reform Act 1969

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

In 1969, Parliament passed the Divorce Reform Act, which was supposedly based on the principle that the fact that a marriage had irretrievably broken down should be a sufficient and exhaustive ground ... More


The US Tax System

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun‐Young Yun

in Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A quantitative and detailed description is presented of the US tax system and law, which begins by providing estimates of the rates of capital income taxation at both corporate and individual levels ... More


The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby

Angus Hawkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204410
eISBN:
9780191695575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Lord Derby was the first British statesman to become prime minister three times. He remains the longest serving party leader in modern British politics, heading the Conservative party for twenty-two ... More


Introduction

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the purpose of the book, which is to provide a full account of politics in Wales between the passing of the Great Reform Act in 1832 and ... More


Parliamentary Representation, c.1832–1886

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the issue of representation, and the ways in which notions of what this entailed changed in the period between the First and Third Reform Acts. It indicates the broad outlines ... More


From Appellate Committee to Supreme Court: A Narrative

Andrew Le Sueur

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter attempts to chart the principal events leading up to the Government's decision on 12 June 2003 to announce that the judicial business of the House of Lords would be transferred to a ... More


Elections in Wales, 1832–1886

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The previous chapter offered an overview of the distinctive ideologies associated with the main political parties. This chapter examines the way in which these broad positions informed debate at ... More


Parliamentary Reform

G. R. Searle

in Entrepreneurial Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203575
eISBN:
9780191675874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203575.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When businessmen in Britain sought to carry out the reforms they believed to be necessary if commerce and industry were to flourish, they often came up against the hostility of an aristocratic ... More


The Constituencies

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores how the reform party fared in the nation at large. The reform party did not depend on any one type of constituency or one particular class of electors for its existence. The MPs ... More


Effective Tax Rates

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun‐Young Yun

in Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Alternative policy provisions are compared for capital income taxation and the social rates of return in terms of marginal effective tax rates, since, by measuring these for different assets, it is ... More


The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Miles Taylor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a study of British radicalism in the years between the collapse of Chartism in 1848 and the advent of Gladstonian liberalism in the 1860s. It explains how and why radicalism lost its ... More


Prime Minister, 1830–1834

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses Grey's appointment as Prime Minister. It describes the passage of the Great Reform Bill and how he dealt with all other issues of government and policy that arose during the ... More


Entrepreneurial Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain

G. R. Searle

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203575
eISBN:
9780191675874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203575.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians have long debated the issue of why Britain did not experience a ‘middle-class revolution’. In the mid-Victorian years, in the aftermath of the Great Reform Act and the repeal of the Corn ... More


John Bull at the Hustings: Electoral Politics from the Ancien Regime to the Second Reform Act

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter situates John Bull at the Hustings, and examines electoral politics from the Ancien Regime to the Second Reform Act. The first section describes the theatre of the hustings, looking at ... More


The Fall of the Hustings and the Rise of the Platform

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the fall of the hustings and the rise of the platform after 1867. The first section notes the passing of Disreali's Second Reform Act, and the 1872 Act's abolishment of the ... More


Medical Injuries Compensation Reform Act: Unconstitutional Until Proven Otherwise

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Overcharging and neglect are the two most common client complaints. Lawyers must not “enter into an agreement for, charge, or collect an illegal or unconscionable fee”. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Lord Grey 1764–1845

E. A. Smith

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book provides a biography of Charles, second Earl Grey. Grey was a leading figure in the Whig party from the 1780s to the 1830s, and is best known as the Prime Minister who passed the Great ... More


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