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Aspects of the Future in Accounting: The Use of Market Prices and “Fair Values” in Financial Reports

Michael Bromwich

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Some arguments are examined for incorporating into accounting reports further estimates or predictions of the future, and items that embed future cash flows. After an introduction (Section 1), ... More


Are World Financial Markets More Open? If So, Why and With What Effects?

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

in Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the Second World War ended, it has been generally accepted that the world's financial markets have evidently become more open because of the various technological advances in terms of ... More


Assets, Investment and Financial Markets

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/9780195189629.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the types of assets and investments in financial markets. There are three types of financial assets including fixed-income securities, equities and derivative securities. The ... More


Choice Among Assets

John Hicks

in A Market Theory of Money

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287247
eISBN:
9780191596407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287240.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The liquidity concept, which in Keynes's Treatise, (1930) had been confined in application to the behaviour of banks, can be reinterpreted so as to give it a wider reference. Any sort of financial ... More


Wealth and Gender in Ontario: 1870–1930

Livio Di Matteo

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/9780199593767.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines wealth-holding in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ontario focusing on two regions: the frontier district of Thunder Bay and the more settled Wentworth County. Using ... More


The Role of International Investment in a Privatized Social Security System

Marianne Baxter and Robert G. King

in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092553
eISBN:
9780226092560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092560.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Many proposals to reform the current social security system would permit the investment of retirement funds in risky assets such as equities. This chapter asks whether there is an important role for ... More


Rationality and Selection in Asset Markets

Lawrence E. Blume and David Easley

in The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the implications of trader rationality for the price behavior of financial assets. It argues that rationality imposes few constraints on asset prices. Nonetheless, the market as ... More


Core Assets that Support Innovation Potential

Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson

in Innovation in an Advanced Consumer Society: Value-Driven Service Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198705116
eISBN:
9780191774218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705116.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Chapter 3 discusses the core assets that provide the capacity to innovate. Tangible assets are usually fixed and can provide the firm with the potential to innovate but may also create barriers to ... More


Other Assets

Peter Cane

in Tort Law and Economic Interests

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252368
eISBN:
9780191681370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252368.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses financial assets which also receive protection under the tort of law. The assets discussed are expectancies, trade values, and monetary wealth. Expectancies come in two forms: ... More


Financial and Macroeconomic Connectedness: A Network Approach to Measurement and Monitoring

Francis X. Diebold and Kamil Yilmaz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338290
eISBN:
9780190223830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338290.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book proposes a simple framework based on variance decompositions from approximating vector autoregressions to define, measure and monitor network connectedness, and applies its methods in ... More


International Trade in Carbon Units and Financial Services*

James Munro

in Emissions Trading Schemes under International Economic Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828709
eISBN:
9780191867101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828709.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 examines whether measures affecting trade in carbon units constitute measures affecting trade in financial services under the GATS Annex on Financial Services and free trade agreements ... More


Baby Boomer Assets: A Conceptual Foundation

Melvin Delgado

in Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter lays the groundwork for utilizing an assets perspective when working with baby boomers of color. An assets or strengths perspective finds saliency in practice and scholarship that ... More


Measuring International Trade in Services

Robert E. Lipsey

in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226709598
eISBN:
9780226709604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709604.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses issues concerning the measurement of trade in services. It analyzes the size of exports and imports of service, and their composition, by type of service. This chapter also ... More


Perceived Returns and the Modeling of Financial Behavior

Eric Barthalon

in Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166287
eISBN:
9780231538305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166287.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter describes a few simple models that explain financial behavior by the perceived returns on financial assets and thereby provide evidence of positive feedback from past returns to the ... More


Strategic Planning for Possible Changes in Trade Policy

Reuven Horesh

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter introduces and highlights an important protective device, the strategic structure and management of the firm's short-term, financial asset/liability portfolio. It also reviews the ... More


Optimizing the Equity-Bond-Annuity Portfolio in Retirement: The Impact of Uncertain Health Expenses

Gaobo Pang

in Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016933
eISBN:
9780262301596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter offers a comprehensive stochastic life-cycle framework to address the major risks and choices for households in the retirement phase. It assumeds, for purposes of discussion, that ... More


Wealth Portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States

James Banks, Richard Blundell, and James P. Smith

in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter documents and attempts to explain differences in household wealth distributions between the United States and the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on the quite different portfolios held ... More


Family-Focused Assets

Melvin Delgado

in Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The family can be a particularly powerful asset in the lives of baby boomers of color and its importance increases as boomers enter later life. This chapter focuses on the importance of the family ... More


The Changing Landscape of Pensions in the United States

James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise (eds)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the economic changes that are occurring in the pension landscape in the United States. The total value of assets in retirement accounts has increased since 1980. The proportion ... More


Wealth Inequality

Salvatore Morelli, Brian Nolan, and Philippe Van Kerm

in Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter brings wealth into the picture, again in a comparative perspective, to bring out key features of recent trends and their implications for the prosperity and prospects of ordinary ... More


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