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Options and Options Pricing

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The first section of this chapter discusses the basic features of option contracts, with special reference to stock options, including the way in which the contractual elements of an option (such as ... More


The Role of Taxes in Compensation Schemes and Structured Finance

Vieri Ceriani, Stefano Manestra, Giacomo Ricotti, and Alessandra Sanelli

in Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the effects of the tax system on the economic factors that triggered the financial crisis. We examine two specific cases in which the tax regime interacted with these ... More


Options: How They're Used, How They're Priced, and How They Reflect Sentiment

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Option markets reflect all three behavioral themes. The chapter is organized around the way options are (1) used; (2) priced; and (3) reflect investor sentiment. The chapter begins with the popular ... More


Incentive Compensation: What You Measure and Reward Is What Gets Done

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a fundamental component of every firm's internal control system, its compensation program. The basic paradigm espoused by the proponents of VBM is that what a firm measures and ... More


New Data for Answering Old Questions Regarding Employee Stock Options

Kevin F. Hallock and Craig A. Olson

in Labor in the New Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226001432
eISBN:
9780226001463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001463.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter aims to provide a review and update on some important questions in employee stock options. Several reasons are mentioned as to why learning about stock options is important for firms, ... More


Stock and Currency Derivatives When Interest Rates are Stochastic

Claus Munk

in Fixed Income Modelling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Previous chapters have focused on the pricing of bonds and assets with payments determined by future interest rates. This chapter studies the impact of the shape and the dynamics of the yield curve ... More


The Transatlantic Pay Divide: Is Europe Catching Up?

Martin J. Conyon, Nuno Fernandes, Miguel A. Ferreira, Matos Pedro, and Kevin J. Murphy

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter provides a comprehensive transatlantic comparison of pay spanning six years and covering approximately 1,500 US firms and 900 firms from nine European countries with mandated pay ... More


Executive Stock Options and the Incentives They Create

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter addresses the nature and complications of executive stock options (ESO). Executives seek ESO grants, but do not want the concentrated exposure of the risk to their firms. They would ... More


Startup

Leslie Berlin

in The Man behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195163438
eISBN:
9780199788569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter recounts Noyce's departure from Fairchild Semiconductor and his decision to launch a new company with Gordon Moore, which they named Intel. Noyce and Moore wanted potential investors to ... More


Show Me the Money Does Shared Capitalism Share the Wealth?

Robert Buchele, Douglas L. Kruse, Loren Rodgers, and Adria Scharf

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses several questions surrounding employee stock ownership as a wealth-sharing tool. It discusses how much on average do employee owners own in “shared capitalist” firms (those ... More


The Incentive Structure of Executive Compensation

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter analyzes the CEO's pay package and how different elements play an incentivizing role. The typical executive pay package consists of many elements with different effects on the ... More


Financialization and Social Structures of Accumulation

William K. Tabb

in The Restructuring of Capitalism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158428
eISBN:
9780231528030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158428.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces a social structure of accumulation (SSA) theoretical framework for comparing and contrasting the institutional norms of the post-World War II period and the era of global ... More


Executive Stock Option Programs: The Behavior of CEOS, Firms, and Investors

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines how various constituencies interact and respond to the incentive-compensation schemes that firms adopt. The major elements of the CEO pay package that vary with the current ... More


Do Workers Gain by Sharing? Employee Outcomes under Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Douglas L. Kruse, Richard B. Freeman, and Joseph R. Blasi

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the relationship of shared capitalism programs to a range of employee outcomes: participation in decisions, supervision, training, company treatment of employees, pay, job ... More


Two Applications

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter provides two practical applications of the legal theory of the firm elucidated in the book. One controversial issue addressed is executive compensation in corporations, which many ... More


Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: U.K. Evidence

Martin J. Conyon and Richard B. Freeman (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/9780226092904.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For more than two decades, the United Kingdom has tried to encourage shared capitalist practices by offering tax advantages to firms that link pay to profits, provide company shares to workers, ... More


A primer on pay: Executive Compensation and Efficient Contracting

Graeme Guthrie

in The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

One of a board’s most important roles is setting executive pay. This chapter introduces the various components of executive compensation schemes and analyzes the pay-setting process using the ... 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


Narrowing the Gap: The Incentives Generated by Managerial Ownership

Graeme Guthrie

in The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Manager-shareholder conflict arises due to low levels of managerial ownership and the resulting wide separation of ownership and control. However, strong boards of directors can make even small ... More


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