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The Asian Funds

Christopher Balding

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: The New Intersection of Money and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842902
eISBN:
9780199932498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842902.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The major Asian sovereign wealth funds are the only funds in the world not based on commodity revenues. China and Singapore created their sovereign wealth funds from accumulated budgetary and trade ... More


Insurer of Last Resort: Singapore’s Government Investment Corporation

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/9780691142296.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

During the financial crisis, a number of East Asian sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) acted as insurers of last resort for their nation-states, underwriting financial stability and social welfare. This ... More


Macroeconomic and Investment Policies for a Learning Society

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at four broad issues regarding how government macroeconomic and investment policies can help create a learning economy. The first looks at financial and capital market ... More


Networked Technonationalism in the Biomedical Industry: Mapping the Global Innovation and Market Context

Kathryn C. Ibata-Arens

in Beyond Technonationalism: Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605473
eISBN:
9781503608757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605473.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The book discusses the importance of global competition in biomedical and new-technology sectors to understanding international trade and investment in the twenty-first century. It argues that ... More


Child and family policies in an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring

Sheila B. Kamerman and Alfred J. Kahn

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses child and family policies during an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring. The first section includes an overview of government investment in children and their ... More


Drafting Safer Chemical Policies

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

A safer chemical policy framework can be built from the older chemical control policy framework by modifying some of the building blocks and adding sections on national goals and plans and government ... More


Breaking the Link between Production and CO2 Emissions in China’s Cement Industry: The Role of Technological Learning

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Since 1978 China’s cement industry has experienced a technological transformation as domestically engineered and produced, state-of-the-art, large-scale rotary kiln cement production lines replaced ... More


Transportation and the Uniting of the Nation

Zachary M. Schrag

in To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858538
eISBN:
9780190254537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858538.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses American transportation policy since the founding of the nation. It argues that there is a kind of logic that runs through the history of big government transportation ... More


United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Diana Furchtgott-Roth (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197518199
eISBN:
9780197518229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518199.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Few topics are more certain to generate a lively debate among any group of individuals than the causes and consequences of income inequality. Economists are prone to similar, although more reasoned ... More


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