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Private Equity Investor Engagement

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Private equity funds contribute heavily to the performance of the firms in which they invest beyond the provision of capital. Through detailed examination of seven case studies of private equity ... More


The Public Law of Government Contracts

A.C.L. Davies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contract plays a vitally important role in the delivery of public services today. Both central and local government make extensive use of private firms to provide facilities, goods, and services. ... More


Twenty‐First‐Century Education Issues

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses a series of forward‐looking issues: methods of bringing private finance into tertiary education; student loans in the context of international labour mobility; extending loans ... More


The Changing Financing of BRIC Higher Education

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter describes the changing financing of higher education in the BRIC countries and challenges the interpretation that the trend toward increased reliance on private tuition is primarily the ... More


Introduction

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The first part of this chapter introduces the different types of government contract currently in use in central and local government. It identifies the three broad types of contracting activity that ... More


Public and private welfare

Tania Burchardt and Polina Obolenskaya

in Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327714
eISBN:
9781447327745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327714.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses how the pattern of total spending, including both consumer and tax-financed expenditure, has evolved since 1979. Using the three dimensions of public and private finance, ... More


Funding the NHS

Ian Greener

in Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the general taxation funding of the NHS, one of the distinctive organisational feature of the NHS. It explains that the principle of funding health services from general ... More


Coming to the Aid of Africa

David M. Webber

in Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The final case study returns to the theme of financing for development explored in chapter 5. Yet where this first case study chapter explored the macroeconomic architecture surrounding debt relief, ... More


Social Impact Bonds: Shifting the Boundaries of Citizenship

Stephen Sinclair, Neil McHugh, Leslie Huckfield, Michael Roy, and Cam Donaldson

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Seven focuses on efficiency of administration and the mixing of morals and mathematics in the context of the financialisation of everyday life. They examine the development and scope of ... More


Pushing Back From the Front Line: Staff Responses to Privatization in the National Health Service

Rebecca Kolins Givan

in The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter draws on core data from a multiyear case study of the workforce consequences of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). The hospital in this case, which was called in the pseudonym ... More


Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O'Leary, and Gary Painter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over recent years there has been increasing interest in ‘Payment by Results’ (PbR) — Pay for Success (PFS) or outcomes-based funding in the US — as a model for outcomes-based commissioning in the ... More


Privatisation, managerialism and the changing politics of sustainability planning in London

Mike Raco

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines the relationships between governance capacities in London and future planning practices in the wake of economic austerity agendas. It describes the complex public-private sector ... More


Seeking a Premier-League Economy: The Role of Privatization

Richard Green and Jonathan Haskel (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In 1979, when Margaret Thatcher came to power, publicly owned companies produced roughly 12 percent of GDP in the United Kingdom. By the time of the election of the Labour government in 1997, this ... More


The Post-Politics of Sustainability Planning:: Privatisation and the Demise of Democratic Government

Mike Raco

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the legacies of privatisation in key welfare sectors in the UK, and the structural limits that Public Private Partnerships and Private Finance Initiatives place on their ... More


The ‘private’ face of African development planning during the Second World War1

Billy Frank

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1942, Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas) launched an essay competition for its staff on the subject of “The Bank in relation to post-war colonial development”. This “knowledge ... More


Sudden Stops and IMF-Supported Programs

Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Ashoka Mody

in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184951
eISBN:
9780226185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter suggests that International Monetary Fund (IMF)-supported programs and IMF credits reduce the likelihood of sudden stops. There is some evidence that this stabilizing effect is stronger ... More


Planning and the Eighteenth-Century City, 1955–75

Erika Hanna

in Modern Dublin: Urban Change and the Irish Past, 1957-1973

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680450
eISBN:
9780191760303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680450.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 1 begins by narrating the history of the city from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. It then goes on to assesses the state’s vision for the city from the late 1950s to the early ... More


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