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Fundamentals-Based Models

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

in Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Explores the role played by fundamental factors in driving financial crises. The model of optimal banking crises by Allen and Gale (1998) is explored in detail, as is the first-generation currency ... More


Introduction

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Behavioral finance consists of three themes: (1) heuristic‐driven bias; (2) frame dependence; and (3) inefficient markets. These themes are ubiquitous and germane, touching every corner of the ... More


Concluding Statement

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

in Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199729685
eISBN:
9780199894697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of economic theory as a guiding criterion for program evaluation. Caveats about economic-based evaluations are offered. Finally, an argument is ... More


Introduction

Alex Rajczi

in The Ethics of Universal Health Insurance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190946838
eISBN:
9780190946869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946838.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most Americans see the need for a national health policy that guarantees reasonable access to health insurance for all citizens, but some worry that a universal health insurance system would be ... More


Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Rebecca L. Henn and Andrew J. Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Buildings are the nation's greatest energy consumers. Forty percent of all our energy is used for heating, cooling, lighting, or powering machines and devices in buildings. Despite decades of ... More


Empirical Analysis of International Trade and Investment Behaviour of Firms

Murali Patibandla

in International Trade and Investment Behaviour of Firms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190126865
eISBN:
9780190991951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126865.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This Chapter develops econometric modelling to test for relationships between firm size and exports under theoretical factors of technology, organization, and economies of scale. We measured ... More


The Roots of White Poverty: Cheap, Lazy, Inefficient … Black

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

in Waste of a White Skin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

“The Roots of White Poverty: Cheap, Lazy, Inefficient … Black” examines the alarming lack of difference between liberal and Marxist historiographies as they misunderstand the relationship between ... More


National Champions under Credit Rationing

Christian Gollier and Bruno Jullien

in Industrial Policy for National Champions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Inefficient financial markets are believed to generate credit rationing and prevent national firms from exploiting their competitive advantages abroad. This chapter discusses how some governments in ... More


Contract as Promise in the Light of Subsequent Scholarship—Especially Law and Economics*

Charles Fried

in Contract as Promise: A Theory of Contractual Obligation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190240158
eISBN:
9780190240196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240158.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book was originally written against the attack on liberal and free market theories. In recent years that attack has more or less disappeared, and modern scholarship is dominated by law and ... More


The Ethical Issues Raised in Health Care Debates

Alex Rajczi

in The Ethics of Universal Health Insurance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190946838
eISBN:
9780190946869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946838.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book will ask whether universal health insurance systems are objectionable on the ground that they are inefficacious, fiscally risky, or require that individuals bear excessive personal costs. ... More


Efficacy

Alex Rajczi

in The Ethics of Universal Health Insurance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190946838
eISBN:
9780190946869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946838.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some people express concern that social minimum programs might be ineffective, inefficient, counterproductive, or unnecessary. This chapter focuses on three specific worries about efficacy that are ... More


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