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The Role of Proximity in Secondary Equity Markets

Dariusz Wójcik

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses the role of proximity between investors and corporations with equity traded on public secondary equity markets in financial risk management. Combining insights from recent ... More


The Region as a Nexus of Learning Processes

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter explores the reasons for increased decentralization of corporate functions to relatively specialized regionalized locations. New kinds of policy involving experimentation, innovation, ... More


Current and Future Challenges

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the book as a whole and points the way forward into the future. The underlying philosophy of this book is based on the free market economic principles and ... More


‘Alternative Investment’ or Nomadic War Machine?

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter explores the role of alternative investment funds in the recent financial crisis. It considers the different ways in which the source of private equity and hedge fund success during the ... More


Forty years: protection, isolation, and diversification, 1945–1985

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

In tandem with international economic growth, Sanlam displayed progressive growth in the insurance and investment markets between 1945 and 1985. In a period of mounting political opposition against ... More


Managing change: diversification and transformation, 1993–2003

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

As global insurance markets experienced a shift out of life assurance into new wealth products, Sanlam faced the same trend. Demutualization required more free capital than commanded by Sanlam, ... More


Intergenerational Equity and Responsibility for Future Generations

Kotaro Suzumura

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Why should the present generation be held responsible for the sustainable well-being of future generations, especially since past generations must bear some large share of the cause of global ... More


Effects on Equal Treatment, Solidarity, and Comprehensiveness/Sufficiency

Carmelo Mesa-Lago

in Reassembling Social Security: A Survey of Pensions and Health Care Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199644612
eISBN:
9780191807022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199644612.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter first analyses five aspects of equal treatment and equity in health care: the standardization of benefits and subsistence of inequalities; financial equity (an analysis of WHO rankings); ... More


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