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International Financial Management and Multinational Enterprises

Michael Bowe and James W. Dean

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A selective, critical survey is provided of the academic literature on the financial management policy of multinational enterprises (MNEs). The focus of much of the current research is the two major ... More


Financial Management and Accountability Reform

Gustavio Bwoch and Robert Muwanga

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Macroeconomic stability and increased growth were achieved in the early 1990s despite very weak financial management and accountability systems. This chapter shows how these weaknesses became even ... More


Budget Implementation and Programme Management

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. TÜrk

in Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the implementation of the budget, including the supervision of expenditure by numerous recipients of EU moneys. The presently applicable Financial Regulation (Council ... More


The Treasury and FMI

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

During the 1980s and 1990s, the planning and control of expenditure was conducted within the context of major changes in the Civil Service structure and organisation. A programme to reduce the size ... More


Strategies for Risk and Exposure Management

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Given the firm's objective with respect to shareholders and other stakeholders, it is naturally desirable that a risk management strategy is consistent with the objective. A firm's objective has ... More


International Finance: A Survey

H. Kent Baker and Leigh A. Riddick (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This book reflects the new diversity of interest in international finance that summarizes and synthesizes developments in the many and varied areas that are now viewed as having international ... More


Crisis Management

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the disagreement and confusion in the management of financial crises. The dispute centres on the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in crisis management. While some ... More


Money

Jana Matthews and Jeff Dennis

in Lessons From the Edge: Survival Skills for Starting and Growing a Company

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168259
eISBN:
9780199849734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168259.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Money or capital is important to an entrepreneur because he or she would need a lot of it to establish a business. Only a few, however, know how to properly approach various fund sources, when to ... More


The Whitehall Expenditure Policy Network

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The Treasury and the spending departments have a dynamic relationship and this is explored in this chapter as it looks into the concepts of policy community and policy network that can be used to ... More


The Way Forward

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses some successful initiatives for the prevention and management of international financial crises. On the prevention front, the focus on enhancing transparency, strengthening ... More


Fiscal Squeeze in Dutch Municipalities in the 1980s:: Cutback Measures and Public Management Reforms

Walter Kickert

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the fiscal problems of Dutch local government in the 1980s and the way that municipalities handled the fiscal squeeze of that time. It first explores the causes of the 1980s ... More


Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

WIDER (The World Institute for Development Economics Research), established in 1984, started work in Helsinki in 1985, with the financial support of the Government of Finland. Its principal purpose ... More


Women as Financial Managers

Edith Sparks

in Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the importance of financial management, focusing on how female proprietors face the challenges of complex financial transactions on a daily basis. It argues that compared to men ... More


Improving Financial Capacity among Low-Income Immigrants: Effects of a Financial Education Program

Min Zhan, Steven G. Anderson, and Jeff Scott

in Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0049
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This study examines the effects of a financial management training program for low-income audiences on financial knowledge and practices. Findings show that substantial pre-training knowledge ... More


Resource allocation and budgeting

Andrew Green

in An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The resource allocation and budgeting process is one of the most powerful stages of planning. Resource allocation refers to the distribution of resources, and in particular finance, from the centre ... More


The Advent and Impact of ‘Next Steps’

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

One of the most far-reaching reforms of the British Civil Service in the twentieth century is the Next Steps initiative unveiled in 1988. It was designed to improve efficiency and quality of service ... More


Dealing with money in low-to moderate-income couples: insights from individual interviews

Sirin Sung and Fran Bennett

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter offers an analysis of a recent Economic and Social Research Council-funded project considering the difficulties associated with researching the complexities of the management of ... More


Why Revisit Public Finance Today?: What This Book Is About

Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceiçāo

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the reasons for studying and revisiting public finance. It explains that the reengineering of public finance in response to the rebalancing of markets and states has brought a ... More


Fake Goods, Real Money: The Counterfeiting Business and its Financial Management

Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Alexandra Hall, Joanna Large, Anqi Shen, Michael Crang, and Michael Andrews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447346968
eISBN:
9781447346982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The trade in counterfeit goods is growing. Recent EU studies on Fast Moving Consumer Goods indicate that 6.5% of all sports(wear) goods, 7.8% of cosmetics and 12.7% of luggage/handbags sold in the EU ... More


Financial Education in High School

Lewis Mandell (ed.)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that high school students are sorely in need of financial knowledge. Students who took courses in financial management or personal finance did not do any better on financial ... More


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