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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Joseph Stiglitz, Patrick Bolton, and Frederic Samama (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are state-owned investment funds with combined asset holdings that are fast approaching four trillion dollars. Recently emerging as a major force in global financial ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds—Market Investors or ‘Imperialist Capitalists’? The European Response to Direct Investments by Non-EU State-Controlled Entities

Heike Schweitzer

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores European attitudes towards Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs). Following a brief survey of the specific characteristics and relevance of SWFs and the response that the increased ... More


Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Ulf Bernitz and Wolf-Georg Ringe (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The financial crisis has brought about a revival of state protectionism across the globe. Most Western leaders have made a virtue of big government and state intervention; bail-outs and Sovereign ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds: Neither Market Investors Nor ‘Imperialist Capitalists’—A Response to Heike Schweitzer

Katharina Pistor

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter comments on the discussion presented in Chapter 12. It argues that Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are neither market investors nor ‘imperialist capitalists’, but rather they operate under ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds and International Regulation

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

in Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) as an example of the wider phenomenon of overseas state investment. It sets out the striking expansion in the number and financial ... More


Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Political economy debates have focused on the internationalization of private capital. But foreign states increasingly enter domestic markets as financial investors. How do policy makers in recipient ... More


European Company and Financial Law: Observations on European Politics, Protectionism, and the Financial Crisis

Klaus J Hopt

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter presents the overall picture of the state of the art of European company law after the 2007/08 financial crisis. Citing a number of examples, it warns that the crisis has brought a ... More


Introduction: The Paradox of Foreign State Investments in an Age of Economic Liberalism

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

in Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter offers an overview of the book. It identifies the growing size and importance of overseas state investors and how they challenge current political economy analyses of the ... More


Internationalized Statism

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

in Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets out the analytical framework of ‘internationalized statism’ developed and applied in the book. Although the West is said to be living in an age of internationalized ‘economic ... More


French Strategies of Directed Internationalized Statism

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

in Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

France has a popular and academic reputation as a state-influenced economy that is suspicious of foreign private investors, especially in strategic sectors and ‘national firms’. Yet this chapter ... More


Foreign States in Domestic Markets

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

in Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Comparison of the four countries shows that internationalized statism has developed in the UK, France, and Germany in ways that appear surprising given both popular and academic writings, although ... More


Innovation and the Role of Public-private Collaboration in Contract Governance: Governing Global Finance: Towards Contractual Governance

Katharina Pistor

in Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198723202
eISBN:
9780191790294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723202.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

The global financial crisis demonstrated the vulnerability, if not failure, of existing governance structures for financial markets. Even if it is true that financial crises cannot be avoided, there ... More


The UK Wimbledon Strategy

Mark Thatcher and Tim Vlandas

in Foreign States in Domestic Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198786085
eISBN:
9780191827761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786085.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Although also labelled a ‘liberal’ market economy, the UK has strongly pursued internationalized statism in stark contrast to the US. It has followed a ‘Wimbledon’ strategy of seeking to attract ... More


Resource Taxes

Chris Armstrong

in Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198702726
eISBN:
9780191772306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702726.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines some of the best-known suggestions for advancing justice when it comes to natural resources: resource taxes. It begins by addressing some general questions about when, why, and ... More


Introduction

Lalita Som

in State Capitalism: Why SOEs Matter and the Challenges They Face

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192849595
eISBN:
9780191944697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849595.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter outlines the state of play of state capitalism—the contribution of state-owned enterprises to the world GDP, employment, and output, their rankings in the top companies of the world, the ... More


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