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Family Support of the Elderly and Female Labour Supply: Trade-Offs among Caregiving, Financial Transfers, and Work—Evidence from the US Health and Retirement Surve y

Sarah Harper

in Families in Ageing Societies: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251162
eISBN:
9780191602740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251169.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between labour supply, time help to parents, and financial assistance to parents for a sample of American women aged 53 to 63. Women who helped their parents ... More


Final Thoughts

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter comments on the international community's crisis prevention and crisis resolution efforts. It suggests that though a variety of initiatives have been successful, two gaps remain. One is ... More


Crisis Management

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the disagreement and confusion in the management of financial crises. The dispute centres on the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in crisis management. While some ... More


Financial Assistance

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the regulation of financial assistance, i.e. actions whereby a company financially supports the acquisition of its shares. The provision of financial assistance by public ... More


Introduction: Governmental Intervention in the Economy and Subsidies

Luca Rubini

in The Definition of Subsidy and State Aid: WTO and EC Law in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199533398
eISBN:
9780191714740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533398.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on the forms of public intervention in the economy that may in general give an economic advantage and may thus in principle be covered by subsidy or State aid rules. In doing so, ... More


The Policy Framework: Benefit-Conferring Policies

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses federal and state policies which provide benefits for people with HIV and AIDS. The chapter is divided into four parts. Part I discusses financial assistance available due to ... More


Buying Influence: The Strings Attached to Chinese “Aid”

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses how China converts its financial power into influence abroad. It argues that the provision of aid, loans, and foreign direct investment is a key tool China uses to project its ... More


“Ruin Poor Families”

Honor Sachs

in Home Rule: Households, Manhood, and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300154139
eISBN:
9780300216530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154139.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the experience of poverty in Kentucky, paying particular attention to the impact of financial hardship on poor women and orphans. After the end of the American Revolution in ... More


High Finance: Urban and Princely Pledges

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with moderate to high financial assistance that was required at times by well-to-do urban inhabitants and by members of the princely class; even members of royalty sometimes ... More


Children in families receiving financial welfare assistance: visible or invisible?

Inger Marii Tronvoll

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes how social workers from social welfare and child protection services can contribute more actively towards helping children in families who face poverty. It also explores the ... More


Weeping Widows, Generous Juries

Larry Lankton

in Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter tells the story of J.A.P. J.A.P. had worked in mines before. He worked for the Chicago office of the Thiel Detective Service Company. His assignment was to get himself hired at the ... More


Sudden Stops and IMF-Supported Programs

Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Ashoka Mody

in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184951
eISBN:
9780226185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter suggests that International Monetary Fund (IMF)-supported programs and IMF credits reduce the likelihood of sudden stops. There is some evidence that this stabilizing effect is stronger ... More


Herbert Spencer, Hugh Cecil, and the State

JAMES MEADOWCROFT

in Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Herbert Spencer (1820–1903) and Hugh Cecil (1869–1956) each made significant contributions to arguments about the state during the period with which this book is concerned. There are significant ... More


Case study B: Means-tested benefits for older people

Penny Leonard

in Promoting welfare?: Government information policy and social citizenship

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344885
eISBN:
9781447303091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344885.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents another case study that analyses the government policies to inform older people of their rights to means-tested benefits. It first describes briefly the social security benefits ... More


The Financial Assistance Granted by Member States to Undertakings Entrusted with the Operation of a Service of General Economic Interest

Cesare Rizza

in The Law of State Aid in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265329
eISBN:
9780191699030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265329.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Under the ‘State aid approach’, the same measure would establish State aid which must be advised in advance to the European Commission, the derogation in Article 86(2) EC being subject to the same ... More


How Financial Aid Affects Persistence

Eric Bettinger

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The Pell Grant program is the largest means-tested financial assistance available to postsecondary students across the United States. Students from all types of degree granting postsecondary ... More


The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy

Yoshiro Miwa and J. Ramseyer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226532707
eISBN:
9780226532721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532721.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For Western economists and journalists, the most distinctive facet of the post-war Japanese business world has been the keiretsu, or the insular business alliances among powerful corporations. Within ... More


To Help or Not to Help

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Seven months passed between George Papandreou’s revelations on the sorry state of Greece’s public finances, and the agreement of European leaders on a tentative solution. By then the spread between ... More


Argentina, the US, and China: A New Triangle in the Making?

José Luis Machinea and Lucio Castro

David B. H. Denoon (ed.)

in China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While the relative magnitude and characteristics of its trade links with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are similar to those of the rest of South America, the case of Argentina presents some ... More


Finance and public expenditure

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the financial arrangements and public expenditure in Northern Ireland under direct rule. The key aspects of the public expenditure process under direct rule were not subject to ... More


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