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Conclusions

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/9780199216994.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter summarizes the conclusions on annuity pricing. While annuity products continue to be an important component of a number of pensions systems, there are a number of public policy questions ... More


It-Narrative and the Book as Agent

Leah Price

in How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691114170
eISBN:
9781400842186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691114170.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the most productive overlap between recent book-historical scholarship and the longer tradition of bibliographically themed life writing lies not in their common interest in ... More


Staff Training Needs Assessment

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the application of the needs assessment process within an organizational context. Social workers frequently assume administrative responsibilities soon after obtaining their ... More


Buying and Selling Votes

Jason Brennan

in The Ethics of Voting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter assesses whether vote buying and selling are morally wrong. It then argues that vote buying and selling are morally permissible provided that selling votes does not lead to violations of ... More


Caveat Emptor

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Globalization implies that suppliers play a growing role in the companies’ risks, disruptions, and response options. Chapter 7 delves into companies’ proactive approaches toward supplier risk ... More


Housing policy transformed: The right to buy and the desire to own

Peter King

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422132
eISBN:
9781447302513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Right to Buy is the most controversial housing policy of the last 30 years, but it is also the most successful. Unlike the many studies that have focused on the costs of the policy and sought to ... More


The Context and Framing of Choice

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines two factors that influence consumer preferences: the context in which choices are made and the framing or description of alternatives. It explains that choice can be influenced ... More


Parity Relations and Delta Hedging

Tomas Björk

in Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199271269
eISBN:
9780191602849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271267.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The structure of the hedging portfolio is quite complicated, and is continuously rebalanced. This continuous rebalancing presents a problem since real life trading has a cost. For managerial ... More


Analysing Buyer Behaviour

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter analyses buyer behaviour, taking an outside-inside view of the organization. It looks at buyer behaviour from the perspective of a marketing manager. Part A describes some simple data ... More


Driving Prudently: American and European

Avner Offer

in The Challenge of Affluence

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216628
eISBN:
9780191696015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216628.003.0010
Subject:
History, Economic History

In Europe, the styling frenzy had never taken hold. In consequence, European cars and British cars were altered less frequently, and held their prices better than American ones, even British cars of ... More


Durable Goods and Taxation

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/9780198297901.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the relationship between durable goods and tax policy. The taxation of interest income of other assets benefits the durable goods industry. This could mean that a consumption ... More


Community Rights in Scots Property Law

Malcolm Combe

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since the establishment of the Scottish Parliament by the Scotland Act 1998, Scottish legislators have embarked on a programme of community-oriented land reform to allow for redistribution of land to ... More


Supply Management Simulations

Alfred Maizels, Robert Bacon, and George Mavrotas

in COMMODITY SUPPLY MANAGEMENT BY PRODUCING COUNTRIES: A Case-Study of the Tropical Beverage Crops

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233381
eISBN:
9780191678981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233381.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Evaluating the effects of the alternative supply management schemes mentioned in the previous chapter on tropical beverage markets can be best made through simulations from computable econometric ... More


Election News

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the political climate affecting the New South. Patronage was a constant and party loyalty was the basis on which everything else stood. This chapter also discusses the effects ... More


Buying Life Insurance: Multiple Motives but Consistent Preferences

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter asks what makes people in China buy life insurance, what kinds of products they buy, and why. Through studying the intentions and interpretations of their choices, it aims to explain the ... More


Setting the Scene

Brian R. Cheffins

in Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter puts the historical analysis offered by the book into contemporary context. The reader will find out the UK differs from most other industrialized countries in that ownership (in the ... More


Gaining Administrative School and Community Buy- In

Annette Johnson, Cassandra McKay-Jackson, and Giesela Grumbach

in Critical Service Learning Toolkit: Social Work Strategies for Promoting Healthy Youth Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190858728
eISBN:
9780197559864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858728.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Critical service learning (CSL), by its very nature, is conducive to collaborating, building a sense of community, and promoting a positive school climate (Kaye, 2010). In developing the CSL ... More


Membership Motives: Benefits and Costs

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter gives the first analysis comparing historical and modern information on membership motives for joining, retaining membership, and lapsing. It tackles the classic issues of exit, voice, ... More


Improving Youth-Serving Social Settings: Intervention Goals and Strategies for Schools, Youth Programs, and Communities

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Marybeth Shinn

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter summarizes three kinds of intervention goals and strategies that can improve youth-serving social settings. First, organizations and communities can come together in participatory ways ... More


Strategic Planning

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Most universities have a strategic plan that sets goals for the institution, including its research enterprise. This chapter discusses the development and implementation of a strategic plan’s ... More


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