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Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In recent decades, the share of service employment has increased greatly across Europe, fundamentally changing the structure of European labour markets and the nature of the economic risks that ... More


Channels of Distribution

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter shows how the firm should choose marketing policies when its products are sold by distributors. It distinguishes between exclusive and nonexclusive distributors, show how the firm can ... More


Assessing and Managing Risk in Global Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Future cash flows can be impaired by economic or political events. This chapter discusses the two components of country or cross-border risk, namely economic and political risk. Evaluating country ... More


Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Robert J. Shiller

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This book, which is part of the distinguished Clarendon Lectures in Economics series, puts forward a unique and authoritative set of detailed proposals for establishing new markets for the management ... More


The Social Risks of the Dot-Com Era

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter addresses the social component in the economic risks. The discourses of risk during the dot-com boom encouraged people to take risks and not to fear failure. The chapter also argues that ... More


Privatization by Means of State Bureaucracy? The Treuhand Phenomenon in Eastern Germany

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter discusses that the real process of privatization is composed of a chain of constraints and dilemmas and that the institutional design of privatization plays a central role in coping with ... More


Corporate Governance: The Decline of Germany Inc.

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Germany Inc., which was composed of financial institutions like Deutsche Bank and Allianz, and which can be informally associated with the government and the state, presented firms with protection ... More


The Basic Economics of Pensions

Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond

in Reforming Pensions: Principles and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311303
eISBN:
9780199893461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311303.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The setting for the analysis of pensions includes the central role of output, and the facts that imperfect consumer information and decision making are widespread, pension systems face large risks, ... More


The Crucial Meso Link: Social Capital in Social and Symbolic Ties

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Once the broader opportunities are set, the familiar story about evolving migration dynamics goes like this: as migration flows develop, potential migrants who have stayed at home can move in ... More


Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Gina Neff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

In the dot-com boom of the late 1990s, employees of Internet startups took risks—left well-paying jobs for the chance of striking it rich through stock options (only to end up unemployed a year ... More


Obligations on Users

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The way in which a product is used can affect its level of safety, as discussed in relation to the need for controls on design and on instructions for use. Indeed, the evidence is that accidents are ... More


Being Venture Labor: Strategies for Managing Risk

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0037
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter concentrates on the strategies that people in Silicon Alley used for managing the economic risks they felt they faced. It utilizes the interview data to build a typology of venture labor ... More


The Risks of Political Authority: Trust, Knowledge, and Political Agency in Locke’s Politics and Economy

Emily C. Nacol

in An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains how John Locke's work on epistemology, politics, and economy can be read as a sustained meditation on the relationship of risk and trust. The extensive literature on trust and ... More


Sharing Risk and Responsibility in a New Economic Era

Jacob S. Hacker

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the “Great Risk Shift”, the transformation of the U.S. economy and society that has increased the economic insecurity of the nation's workers and their families. It attributes ... More


“The Arms of Democracy”: Economic Security in the Nation’s Broader National Security Agenda

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Connor Raso

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between economic security and the broader national security agenda in the United States. It begins by outlining some of the common features of economic policy ... More


America’s Next Social Contract: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future

Ann O’Leary

Jacob S. Hacker (ed.)

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses lessons from the past and prospects for the future with regards to sharing economic risks, with particular reference to the so-called Great Risk Shift and the government's role ... More


Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter evaluates the economic risk associated with a work disability. It specifically covers the magnitude of the disability risk, the extent of precautionary saving for potential disability, ... More


Seeing, Bearing, and Sharing Risk: Social Policy Challenges for Our Time

Martha Minow

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the social shift of economic risk to individuals and the need to overcome the barriers—psychological, cognitive, analytic, and ideological—to understanding the risk ... More


The American Challenge in Cross-national Perspective

Neil Gilbert

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the economic crisis of 2008 and its policy implications for modern welfare states. It begins by analyzing several trends that link the immediate economic predicament to a ... More


Government’s Role in Aging and Long-Term Care

Andrew E. Scharlach and Amanda J. Lehning

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the government's role in providing long-term care (LTC) for the elderly. It begins by considering the context of a long-term care policy in the United States, including LTC ... More


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