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The Modern Industrial Revolution

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the most important factors influencing the development of investment banks in the second half of the 20th century were technological. The emergence first of large scale batch ... More


A Collaborative Model for Long-Term Investing

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

in Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the key themes that will be looked at in this book. In particular, it looks at the problem of long-term investing, illustrating why institutional investors are not acting in a ... More


Building an Institutional Investor’s Collaborative Network and Social Capital

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

in Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Drawing on social capital theory, this chapter provides the key theoretical validation for why it is crucial for institutional investors to build their social capital. It argues that one of the key ... More


Developing the Network: The 1960s

Richard Coopey

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The beginning of the 1960s was marked by important changes for ICFC, setting the scene for a decade of steady expansion. The year 1959 had seen a new degree of freedom from the periodic restrictions ... More


Institutional Real Estate Markets

Glenn R. Mueller

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Institutional real estate investors consist of defined benefit pension funds, endowments, insurance companies, and publicly traded real estate companies, mostly real estate investment trusts (REITs). ... More


‘Pension Fund Socialism’: Institutional Investment and Social Democracy

Aled Davies

in The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the political response to the institutionalization of saving and investment that took place in post-war Britain. It demonstrates that it was only in response to the ... More


Do the Emerging Market Risk Indicators Work?

G. Andrew Karolyi

in Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199336623
eISBN:
9780190232047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336623.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the validity of the new emerging market risk indicators. by discussing the home-bias and foreign-bias puzzles, two phenomena that have dogged researchers for decades. Two simple ... More


Pension Funds, Future Generations, and Fiduciary Duty

Joakim Sandberg

in Institutions For Future Generations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

This chapter argues that pension funds, because of their enormous influence on commercial enterprise and therefore on society in general, need to take a stronger responsibility for the effects of ... More


Role of Foreign Direct Investment in India’s Industrial Development

Rajiv Jha and Ravinder Jha

in Economics: Volume 1: Indian Industrialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458936
eISBN:
9780199086887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458936.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As tariff barriers have been dismantled with the spread of globalization, it has been conjectured that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in low wage, developing economies would transform itself from ... More


Corporate Bonds

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/9780199671342.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

Corporate bonds have become a popular alternative to bank loans and offer benefits such as a diversification of sources of funds for the corporate sector, increased choice and flexibility for ... More


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