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The Ethics of Global Investment: Norway’s Government Pension Fund

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the investment policies of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund-Global (GPF-G). One of the world's largest investors, this sovereign wealth fund (SWF) has an explicit mission ... More


Private Donations for International Development

John Micklewright and Anna Wright

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts by considering the extent to which development benefits from philanthropic effort, showing that a great deal of philanthropy in rich industrialised countries is aimed at domestic ... More


Health: Medicine for Market Failure

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Looks at the range of innovations that have emerged in recent years to improve financing for global health objectives, and examines various approaches, including global levies like UNITAID and ... More


Uganda in the 2000s: Entrepreneurship With and Without Aid

Nitsan Chorev

in Give and Take: Developmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197845
eISBN:
9780691198873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197845.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter identifies the conditions that led even the largest Ugandan pharmaceutical companies to forgo production of complex drugs or quality upgrading, with the exception of one firm with a ... More


Performance of Global Mutual Funds

Tarik Bazgour, Laurent Bodson, and Danielle Sougné

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Global and international mutual funds provide U.S. investors with an effective way to gain from international diversification. However, due to the complexity of international markets, performance ... More


The Global Fund: Combatting HIV/AIDS in South Africa and Russia

Laura A. Henry and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom

in Bringing Global Governance Home: NGO Mediation in the BRICS States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197530238
eISBN:
9780197530269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530238.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter compares the efforts of NGOs in Russia and South Africa to mediate global approaches to tackling the HIV/AIDS epidemic in their home contexts. It illustrates both the benefits and ... More


Lumbering Behemoths and Fluttering Butterflies: Altruists in the Global AIDS Enterprise

Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins

in A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173924
eISBN:
9781400884988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173924.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes the messy and convoluted routes by which money and programs move through the global AIDS system. It takes the huge and frenetic organization of the global AIDS enterprise, and ... More


Aids as an International Political Issue

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the transnational dimension of the AIDS response. It begins by considering the initial reactions of international organizations to HIV and the emergence of different ... More


Bond Mutual Funds, Closed-End Bond Funds, and Exchange-Traded Funds

Halil Kiymaz and Koray D. Simsek

in Debt Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190877439
eISBN:
9780190877460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877439.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an overview of the academic literature involving bond mutual funds, closed-end bond funds (CEFs), and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Since the turn of the century, the net assets ... More


Cameroon

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Cameroon (population 16.06 million people) is a country in Western Africa bordering the Bight of Biafra that covers an area of 475, 440 km2. In resource-poor areas, the blending of supportive care ... More


The Evolution of Global Health Governance

Jeremy Youde

in Global Health Governance in International Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813057
eISBN:
9780191851049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813057.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

English School theorizing specifically emphasizes the evolutionary and adaptive nature of international institutions, and global health governance institutions have undergone significant evolution ... More


Inequality and financialisation

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter details the dramatic increase in investor flows into real estate in Ireland and how global investors view the ‘build-to-rent’ sector as a key area for investment. It shows that the ... More


The Legacy in Troubled Times

Constantine Michalopoulos

in Ending Global Poverty: Four Women's Noble Conspiracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850175
eISBN:
9780191884627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850175.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

The deep crisis which afflicted the developed countries in 2008 ushered in a new era with complex impacts on development cooperation. In 2015 the UN was able to celebrate the achievement of ... More


History and State of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Markus Haacker

in The Economics of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718048
eISBN:
9780191787461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718048.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The health impacts of HIV/AIDS, and concerns on the implications for economic development, resulted in an unprecedented global response, in terms of the resources committed to it, and the ... More


The Investment Manager

Einar Lie

in Norges Bank 1816-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198860013
eISBN:
9780191892387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860013.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter assesses how the management of the nation’s long-term savings in what is now the Government Pension Fund Global brought Norges Bank a brand new responsibility from the mid-1990s, and an ... More


Reversing the Tide: Lessons from the Movement for AIDS Treatment Access

Joia S. Mukherjee

in An Introduction to Global Health Delivery: Practice, Equity, Human Rights

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197607251
eISBN:
9780197607282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607251.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The tide turned in public health due to the fight for AIDS treatment access around the world. While prevention, not treatment was the focus of most health interventions in the 20th century, based on ... More


Norway and Ireland: too different to compare?

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Opening with a presentation of arguments against a comparison of the Norwegian and Irish approaches to hydrocarbon management, this chapter uncovers some of the discourses underpinning industry, ... More


Heating Up and Cooling Down the Petrostate: The Norwegian Experience

Helge Ryggvik and Berit Kristoffersen

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this chapter Helge Ryggvik and Berit Kristoffersen argue that even if Norway avoided the classic symptoms of the oil curse, it nonetheless has been deeply affected, first by the sheer wealth, then ... More


Improving the International Development Architecture

Constantine Michalopoulos

in Ending Global Poverty: Four Women's Noble Conspiracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850175
eISBN:
9780191884627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850175.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

The end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the next millennium was characterized by an extraordinary burst of international cooperation on development. At the core of this cooperation was ... More


Reversing the Tide: Lessons from the Movement for AIDS Treatment Access

Joia S. Mukherjee

in An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190662455
eISBN:
9780190662486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662455.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the AIDS pandemic. It covers the emergence of symptoms associated with HIV, the discovery of the virus, and the understanding of its transmission. It ... More


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