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Should There Be Multilateral Rules on Foreign Direct Investment?

Edward M. Graham

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The surge of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the late 1980s and first half of the 1990s and the associated expansion of the activities of multinational enterprises (MNEs) has left the world a ... More


Increased Income Inequality in OECD Countries and the Redistributive Impact of the Government Budget

Anthony B. Atkinson

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The recent rise in inequality in the distribution of disposable income in many, although not all, countries has led to a search for explanations, particularly since for much of the postwar period ... More


The Question of Growth in a Global Economy

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter complicates the widely accepted view that the postwar international monetary system was defined by “embedded liberalism”—the belief that national economic growth needed to take priority ... More


My Policies or Yours: Does OECD Support for Agriculture Increase Poverty in Developing Countries?

Margaret McMillan, Alix Peterson Zwane, and Nava Ashraf

in Globalization and Poverty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317946
eISBN:
9780226318004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318004.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter employs cross-country data to measure the impact of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) support policies for agriculture on poverty. The poorest countries are ... More


Arenas as Standardizes

Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how an international organization set up as a forum for the discussion of public administration issues ended up being an active standardizer. Numerous organizations provide ... More


Personal Security Accounts and Mandatory Annuitization in a Dynastic Framework

Luisa Fuster, Ayşe İmrohoroğlu, and Selahattin İmrohoroğlu

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the welfare effects of reforming social security by introducing Personal Security Accounts (PSA) and mandatory annuitization. There are three economic features that enhance the ... More


Winning the War Against the Weather and Other Extreme Events

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

in At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter challenges the notion that major accidents and disasters are low-probability/high-consequence events and proposes a more coherent strategy to link risk assessment, risk ... More


The OECD’s search for a new social policy language: from welfare state to active society

Rianne Mahon

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) contribution to the construction of a transnational social policy language. It traces the changes in the ... More


Foreign Direct Investment by State-Controlled Entities at a Crossroad of Economic History: Conference Report of the Rapporteur

Maya Steinitz

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) by state-controlled entities (SCEs) and the desirable policy responses to these trends, with particular emphasis on investments ... More


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