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Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More


Introduction

Bob Jessop

in Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book locates how civil society organizations, partnerships, and associations are being mobilized in response to market failure and state failure. This is related to critical governance studies ... More


Housing policy at a crossroad?: Re-examining the role of the Hong Kong government in the context of a volatile housing market

James Kin-ching Lee

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Using comparisons with the experience in Singapore, this chapter reflects on the philosophical foundations of Hong Kong's land-supply and housing policies, arguing for a justification of government ... More


Theory

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the theoretical aims of information regulation and the arguments for and against regulatory intervention in the information production chain. It relates the conceptual ... More


Retail Securities Regulation in the Aftermath of the Bubble

Nancy L. Rose

in Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226138022
eISBN:
9780226138169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138169.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses regulation of the retail securities and investments industry, written for and from the perspective of an industrial organization economist. It describes the economic size and ... More


The Policies of Localism: Debates, Dilemmas, and Decisions in Local Television Regulation

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapters 2 through 5 house the case studies for the book. Each chapter is sub-divided by country to give the reader a detailed understanding of the dynamics at play. Chapter 2 assesses the structural ... More


Substantive policy

Paul Spicker

in Reclaiming individualism: Perspectives on public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447309086
eISBN:
9781447310860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

If individual welfare is best protected through the exercise of choice, markets are believed to allow those choices to be expressed. Using market mechanisms is appropriate in some cases, but not in ... More


Canadian ECEC labour shortages: big, costly and solvable

Robert Fairholm and Jerome Davis

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Canada's early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is primarily under the jurisdiction of the provinces and territories. Each jurisdiction has its own distinct set of regulations, programmes ... More


Wealth Creation and the Entrepreneurial State

Mariana Mazzucato

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Building on the core ideas in the author’s book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking private vs. public sector myths, the chapter looks at the narrow way in which public policy is viewed in economics ... More


Insulating middle-income households from economic insecurity: why savings matter, and how we can increase them

Joanna Smith-Ramani and Preeti Mehta

in The squeezed middle: The pressure on ordinary workers in America and Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447308942
eISBN:
9781447310822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308942.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Alongside housing, savings also provide an important cushion against economic shocks and a spur to economic opportunity. This chapter describes experiments, including child savings accounts, matching ... More


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