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The Ethics of Global Investment: Norway’s Government Pension Fund

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the investment policies of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund-Global (GPF-G). One of the world's largest investors, this sovereign wealth fund (SWF) has an explicit mission ... More


Context: funding and administration

Bob Hudson

in Clients, Consumers or Citizens?: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355694
eISBN:
9781447355731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355694.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 6 examines the crucial contexts of funding and administration. What scale of resources is needed to ensure adult social care is able to meet anticipated need? And how can local government be ... More


The Investment Manager

Einar Lie

in Norges Bank 1816-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198860013
eISBN:
9780191892387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860013.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter assesses how the management of the nation’s long-term savings in what is now the Government Pension Fund Global brought Norges Bank a brand new responsibility from the mid-1990s, and an ... More


When football first came home: the World Cup in England

John Hughson

in England and the 1966 World Cup: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096150
eISBN:
9781526115331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096150.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the political background and organisational aspects of the 1966 World Cup. Prime Minister Harold Wilson seemed to have little idea about the World Cup in the year prior to the ... More


Heating Up and Cooling Down the Petrostate: The Norwegian Experience

Helge Ryggvik and Berit Kristoffersen

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this chapter Helge Ryggvik and Berit Kristoffersen argue that even if Norway avoided the classic symptoms of the oil curse, it nonetheless has been deeply affected, first by the sheer wealth, then ... More


Big Bad Wolf

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter narrates how from the mid-1980s the World Bank began to lobby key functionaries of the Union and some state governments to avail Bank funding for primary education. It also elaborates ... More


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