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Research Questions

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Discusses the research questions that will be addressed in the next chapters. The research questions relate to the link between dividend levels and corporate control, and dividend flexibility and ... More


Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Jody Freeman and Charles D. Kolstad

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the last decade, market-based incentives have become the regulatory tool of choice when trying to solve difficult environmental problems. Evidence of their dominance can be seen in recent ... More


Environmental Policy Instruments and Institutions in Developing Countries

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The failure of public good provision in developing countries implies that many environmental and natural resource allocation problems that have been solved in developed countries, such as water ... More


 Market‐Based Environmental Policies: What Can We Learn from U.S. Experience (and Related Research)?

Robert Stavins

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay traces the history of market mechanisms and describes their theoretical advantages over prescriptive regulation. It gives an overview of the lessons learned about market instruments thus ... More


 The Market‐Based Lead Phasedown

Richard G. Newell and Kristian Rogers

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay uses the case study of the phasedown of lead gasoline in the United States to argue that market-based instruments can be effective in meeting environmental objectives at a lower cost than ... More


 Subsidies! The Other Incentive‐Based Instrument: The Case of the Conservation Reserve Program

Hongli Feng, Catherine Kling, Lyubov Kurkalova, and Silvia Secchi

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay studies a very large and important example of an environmental subsidy program — the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The CRP was introduced in 1985. It investigates how much less ... More


 A Proposal to Use Transactions to Leverage Environmental Disclosure and Compliance

Michael B. Gerrard

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay proposes an information disclosure mechanism as a means of encouraging firms to comply with a variety of environmental laws. It argues that requiring environmental studies at the moment of ... More


Introduction

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This introductory chapter gives an outline of the book. It develops the theoretical framework by combining insights from classical trade theory, the market-based view of strategic management studies, ... More


The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Olivia S. Mitchell

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Pension systems are a central component of the compensation package for workers in virtually every developed nation, and nowhere are they more important than for public sector employees. The growth ... More


Detection: Market-Based Evidence

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on evidence derived from the observation of market conditions and behavior that bears on the presence of successful oligopolistic coordination. There are a number of ways to ... More


Liability Assessment

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter emphasizes that the internal sources of information discussed in the previous chapter are complementary to each other and to market-based techniques. In deciding whether to assign ... More


Private Nonmarket Rule-Making in Context: A Typology of Global Regulation

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a typology of global regulation, which differentiates the institutional setting for rule-making, which is either public or private, from the global selection process, which is ... More


The Legacy of Transatlantic Neoliberalism: Faith-Based Policy

Daniel Stedman Jones

in Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161013
eISBN:
9781400851836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161013.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter reviews how neoliberalism transformed British, American, and global politics. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the triumph of the free market was almost universally ... More


Recent Facts and Developments in Corporate Governance

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews the different systems of corporate governance and corporate control around the world. Legal devices that separate ownership from control are discussed. The main corporate governance ... More


A Survey of the Literature on Dividends and Control

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Concentrates on dividend policy as a signalling device and, in particular, as an alternative corporate governance device. We argue that firms with a high concentration of control are less likely to ... More


The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Mun Young Cho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Despite massive changes to its economic policies, China continues to define itself as socialist; since 1949 and into the present, the Maoist slogan “Serve the People” has been a central point of ... More


Basic institutional framework

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The book provides plenty of evidence that many of the problems in implementing effective post-conflict economic reconstruction have to do with poor institutional arrangements and weak institutions. ... More


A Comparative Analysis of Capitalism

Bruno Amable

in The Diversity of Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199261130
eISBN:
9780191602474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926113X.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter presents comparative analysis of capitalism based on the theory of institutions as political equilibriums and concepts of institutional complementarity and hierarchy discussed in chapter ... More


Conclusion

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the main goal of this book which is to explore the character of choice in society and identify where it came from. It also reviews the main ideas presented in each of the ... More


Kenya: Facing the Challenges of an Open Economy

Michael Tyler, Janice Hughes, and Helena Renfrew

in Telecommunications in Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter first provides a background of the telecommunications industry of Kenya, and describes the main policy concerns involved in this sector during the 1990s using a broader perspective of ... More


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