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Retirement Distributions and the Bequest Motive

G. Victor Hallman

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Managing retirement payouts generally revolves primarily around securing adequate retirement income and assuring the continuity of such income for as long as the retirees live. Many commentators have ... More


Evidence on the workings of annuity markets

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter reports the evidence of how annuities function. It discusses the evidence on selection effects and the factors that determine whether people purchase annuities.


Annuity Valuation, Long‐Term Care, and Bequest Motives

John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin, Steven Laufer, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Financial security in retirement has traditionally meant having a steady flow of annuity income as long as one lives — a definition enshrined in the Social Security system. Earlier research has ... More


The Place of Economic Values in Environmental Valuation

R. Kerry Turner

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Various aspects of the environmental values debate are first examined within the wider context of the sustainable economic development strategy and goal. Next, an expanded values classification is ... More


Maximization of Bequests: The First Turnpike Theorem

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The conditions for the Golden Equilibrium have been established earlier in the book and this chapter turns to an examination of the economy for stability; it asks whether a Hicks–Malinvaud ... More


Consumption Taxation in the Presence of Bequests

Raymond G. Batina and Toshihiro Ihori

in Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital Income

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297901
eISBN:
9780191685361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297901.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter talks about the simple life cycle model. There are several models which are concerning with bequeathing and the results of policy analysis depend on the motive for bequeathing. In a ... More


The Chronicling Tradition and Urban Histories

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how urban history developed from the need to preserve records and traditions, and how they help maintain an individual town's sense of identity. It discusses the importance ... More


Charitable Bequests, Deathbed Land Sales, and the Manor Court in Later Medieval England

ELAINE CLARK

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter examines the terms and conditions of the transactions arranged by the dying and the buyers of their land. The dying were not without choices when settling estates. The sale of land ... More


Rhodes and the Imperial Athens

Richard Symonds

in Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of Cecil Rhodes in the improvement of the University of Oxford. It discusses Rhodes entering Oxford, his career highlights, and his bequests to the university. It ... More


The Consolations of Memory

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the role of memories in the grieving process of Christians and unbelievers in the 19th century. Memories in the 19th century were seen as playing a significant role in the ... More


Gifts, Bequests, and Intergenerational Obligations

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Gifts and bequests have the potential to create large disparities in people's holdings, especially when their effects are compounded over time. It would be undesirable to either forbid them ... More


Parental Transfers and Child Feedbacks

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Since the type of intergenerational transfers in the mainstream literature was from parents to children, the discussion focused on parents' strategies of how to use such transfers to lure a desired ... More


• The Genesis of the Leipzig Conservatorium

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Heinrich Blümner, a Leipzig lawyer who died on February 13, 1839, left a bequest of 20,000 thalers for “the founding of a new, or the support of an existing all-purpose national institution for the ... More


They Lived and Saved: Examining the Savings Motives of Shopkeepers in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain

Mary Beth Combs

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter examines the saving and investment decisions of nineteenth-century British shopkeepers using data on 332 census-linked probated decedents dying between 1859 and 1891. Previous research ... More


Land

John Hudson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: 871-1216

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198260301
eISBN:
9780191740640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260301.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Throughout the period covered by this book, control of land underlay the exercise of royal and aristocratic power. This chapter discusses types of land; landholding, lordship, and dependent tenure; ... More


Movables

John Hudson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: 871-1216

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198260301
eISBN:
9780191740640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260301.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Anglo-Saxons made a distinction between movables and land. Both, in differing ways, were clearly very important in the economy and in social relations. Narrative material for law regarding movables ... More


Bequest Motives

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

in The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The study of bequests is crucial to distinguishing between different models of intertemporal choice. Various explanations of individual attitudes toward bequests have been proposed. In addition to ... More


‘Choose thee a bed and hangings for a chamber; Take with thee everything that hath thy mark’: objects and spaces in the early modern house

Catherine Richardson

in Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates the relationship between domestic spaces, household objects and the individuals who owned them, examining the manner in which those individuals furnished their houses and ... More


Extending the OLG model

Hans Fehr and Fabian Kindermann

in Introduction to Computational Economics Using Fortran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804390
eISBN:
9780191917202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804390.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

In Chapter 6 we used our basic OLG model to discuss the welfare and efficiency effects of various policy reforms. Of course, we have to be cautious in ... More


Hospital Patrons and Social Networks

Adam J. Davis

in The Medieval Economy of Salvation: Charity, Commerce, and the Rise of the Hospital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742101
eISBN:
9781501742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742101.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter argues that the highly commercial environment of thirteenth-century Champagne infused pious giving with even greater meaning, particularly bequests made to a charitable institution like ... More


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