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Capital budgeting and informational impediments: a management accounting perspective

Lawrence A. Gordon, Martin P. Loeb, and Chih‐Yang Tseng

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The evolution of some of the key issues related to capital budgeting makes it clear that informational impediments is a fundamental theme that has dominated much of the capital budgeting literature ... More


INVESTMENT RULES IN REGIONAL INTEGRATION AGREEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA: THE CASE OF THE ANDEAN PACT/ANDEAN COMMUNITY

Waldemar Hummer

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on the approach of the Andean States to the treatment of foreign investment capital, which underwent a fundamental change in the course of time. A common regime for the treatment ... More


Investment Capital versus Venture Capital

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Venture capital differed from ICFC's way of doing things. ICFC was a passive investor; venture capital was active. ICFC was long-term; venture capital was short-term. Venture capital looked for ... More


The Socialist State

David Miller

in Market, State, and Community: Theoretical Foundations of Market Socialism

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198278641
eISBN:
9780191599903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198278640.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In a market socialist society, the state would have five basic functions: personal protection, resource distribution, economic management, public goods provision, and self‐reproduction. Because of ... More


Natural Resources, Human Capital, and Growth

Nancy Birdsall, Thomas Pinckney, and Richard Sabot

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the role of human capital investment in lowering the growth of resource-abundant countries. It is shown that resource abundance leads to high initial levels of income ... More


Three‐Pronged Investment

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The successful late industrializing countries (the rest) followed a ‘low road’ to industrial development between 1850 and 1950 for lack of proprietary technology and related know‐how and skills. ... More


Paths to Development

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that familiar paths to economic development such as investments in railroad infrastructure, banking, and market centers, produced unpredictable returns for Southern communities in ... More


Constructing a Free Labor Market

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter studies the extent to which the Freedmen Bureau's effort to reinstate plantation labor for former slaves in the mid-1860s was associated with changes in the valuation of black labor. ... More


Investment Capital for British Industry: A Failure of Demand or Supply?

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

3i has always been demand-led, attempting to meet all justifiable requests for long-term and permanent capital and then financing its commitments by raising money wherever it can. In practice, new ... More


Management Style and Strategy

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Cases Committee lay at the heart of ICFC, and was arguably the key factor in its success at taking on the unpromising task laid down by its founders of providing support for the small business sector ... More


Harrod‐Type Macrodynamics

John Hicks

in Methods of Dynamic Economics

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198772873
eISBN:
9780191596438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198772874.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The Keynes-type theory, if formulated in the way that we have been formulating it, needs to be completed by a consideration of what happens when fixed capital investment is not given autonomously, ... More


FILP under Stress

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The original purpose of Japan's Fiscal Investment Loan Programme (FILP) was to contribute to fixed capital formation by allocating funds to dedicated functional organizations at the national, ... More


The Economics of Mining

John Hatcher

in The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

A paradox lies at the heart of the conventional view of the economics of coalmining in the 16th and 17th centuries. On the one hand we are presented with a matchless record of soaring output which ... More


Making Credit Modern: The Origins of the Debt Infrastructure in the 1920s

Louis Hyman

in Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the modern credit system that took shape after World War I. Modern debt after World War I was defined through two new debt practices—installment credit and legalized personal ... More


Interest and Investment

John Hicks

in A Market Theory of Money

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287247
eISBN:
9780191596407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287240.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of R. G. Hawtrey's monetary theory, which was rejected by Keynes. It then discusses the concepts of defensive investment and innovative investment.


China's Economic Growth: Trajectories and Evolving Institutions

Jun Zhang

in Southern Engines of Global Growth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580606
eISBN:
9780191723353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the institutional reason underlying the change in the trajectory of economic growth in post‐reform China and argues that the trajectory of growth was much more typical ... More


The Nature of the Regime

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Polk was a product of the entrepreneurial, fast-developing society of middle Tennessee. His father, Sam Polk, his father's cousin Colonel William Polk, and James Polk's brother-in-law James Walker ... More


Social investment: a paradigm in search of a new economic model and political mobilisation

Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter concludes that, with few exceptions, European welfare states have not really implemented a social investment perspective. The Nordic countries come closest to embracing the social ... More


4. A City of Dreams: St Petersburg, the Empire of the Tsars, and Imperial Horizons in the Gilded Age (1889–1903)

Francis Wcislo

in Tales of Imperial Russia: The Life and Times of Sergei Witte, 1849-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199543564
eISBN:
9780191725104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543564.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines Witte's visions of empire. Appointed to the ministerial state in 1888 and by 1892 Minister of Finances to Tsar Alexander III, Witte reached the height of his personal and public ... More


Measuring Capital and Technology: An Expanded Framework

Carol Corrado, Charles Hulten, and Daniel Sichel

in Measuring Capital in the New Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116129
eISBN:
9780226116174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116174.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides guidance on what components of business spending should be included in measures of capital investment. It presents a model that defines capital investment as any outlay that is ... More


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