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Social Entrepreneurship

Peter Hägel

in Billionaires in World Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198852711
eISBN:
9780191887079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852711.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 7 examines two cases of how billionaires use philanthropy to promote social change in foreign countries. Through the massive funding of research and public–private partnerships, Bill Gates, ... More


The Active Philanthropist

George Soros

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

George Soros, financier and philanthropist, provided details of his Russian philanthropic interests in the increasingly chaotic situation under Yeltsin. He established the International Science ... More


Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Padma Desai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Much of the discussion of Russia's recent post-Communist history has amounted, both in Russia and the West, to a series of monologues by strong-minded people with starkly divergent views. In ... More


A Brief History of the Project on Death in America

David Clark

in Transforming the Culture of Dying: The Work of the Project on Death in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311613
eISBN:
9780199344925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311613.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents a brief history of Project on Death in America (PDIA) from its pre-beginnings to its closure. It explains how the initiative came about, how it was resourced, structured, and ... More


Policy Flexians in the Global Order

Paul Stubbs and Janine Wedel

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of new flex actors (flexians) in global social governance, who personalize bureaucracy, privatize information, juggle roles and representations, and test the rules of ... More


The Sovereign Debt Problem5

George Soros

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the keynote address of George Soros during the October 2010 conference “Sovereign Wealth Funds and Other Long-Term Investors: A New Form of Capitalism?” held at Columbia ... More


Brazil as a Model?

Alexander R. Bazelow

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the movie Twelve Hours to Midnight— How Brazil Has Responded to the Global Financial Crisis, a documentary about how a country emerges from an economic crisis and ultimately ... More


Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

James K. Galbraith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855650
eISBN:
9780190261375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855650.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

As Wall Street rose to dominate the U.S. economy, income and pay inequalities in America came to dance to the tune of the credit cycle. As the reach of financial markets extended across the globe, ... More


Introduction

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Describes how Dimitrijević started investing in frontier markets, defines what a frontier market is, and gives a roadmap for the rest of the book.


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