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Industrial Restructuring

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates industrial restructuring in the slow‐growing food industry in the USA, asking why an industry with a growth factor of less than 1% flourishes in a world in which companies ... More


Financing Higher Education:: Mobility, Quality, and Access

Nicholas Barr

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides an extensive theoretical discussion of an issue already raised in Chapter 6: higher education financing through income-contingent loans. It argues that loans with ... More


American Politics, American Business

Benjamin C. Waterhouse and Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This epilogue asserts that business's influence on politics is historically contingent. It is thus vital to recognize that neither “business” nor “politics” in the second decade of the twenty-first ... More


Belgium: Promoting Fiscal Discipline in a Federal System

Luc Coene and Geert Langenus

in Restoring Public Debt Sustainability: The Role of Independent Fiscal Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644476
eISBN:
9780191749100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644476.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Belgium’s High Council of Finance (HCF), is an advisory fiscal council—with the largest membership, representing a diversity of political and regional interests—that aims at promoting coordination ... More


Failures of High Reliability in Finance

Nathaniel I. Bush, Peter F. Martelli, and Karlene H. Roberts

in Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the deep organizational problems in the culture and tools of high finance that limit reliable performance only within a very narrow set of system conditions. It argues that ... More


Milton Friedman and the Finance of Higher Education

Nicholas Barr

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In 1945, Friedman and Kuznets posed the puzzle that the return to investment in human capital was higher than to physical capital. They hypothesized a distortion causing underinvestment in human ... More


New Lamps for Old

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter chronicles the revision of the National Policy on Education, 1986, and the emphasis the revised policy laid on the achievement of essential levels of learning. It also describes the ... More


Revision of Programme of Action, 1986

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the process and outcome of the revision of POA. The revision of POA had two objectives: first, spelling out the roadmap and a timeline for implementation of the revised policy ... More


Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Hirokazu Miyazaki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For many financial market professionals worldwide, the era of high finance is over. The times in which bankers and financiers were the primary movers and shakers of both economy and society have come ... More


Re: Moving Bodies in the USA/Mexico Drug/Border/Terror/Cold Wars1

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190201661
eISBN:
9780190201692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201661.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Dance

Eleven fragments of choreographies, corporeal gestures, spatial alignments, and embodiments provide provocative connections to the multiple wars being played out between and in the United States and ... More


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