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Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun-Young Yun

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The concept of ‘cost of capital’ was introduced almost thirty years ago and quickly became an indispensable tool for modelling the impact of tax policy on investment behaviour. In the 1980s it ... More


Chapter Chapter Educating Pension Plan Participants

William J. Arnone

in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that firms and plan sponsors have an obligation to provide financial education in conjunction with their retirement plans. A practical definition of employer-sponsored participant ... More


Employee Investment Decisions about Company Stock

James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian, and Andrew Metrick

in Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273393
eISBN:
9780191601675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273391.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The decisions of nearly 100,000 individual 401(k) participants were studied to obtain a better understanding of the determinants of employee discretionary investment in company stock. High returns on ... More


Capital Formation in South Africa

Johannes W. Fedderke

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

A substantial body of literature on investment in South Africa has emerged over the past decade, with diverse findings. This chapter provides an assessment of reported findings. It considers domestic ... More


Fundamental Tax Reform: Issues, Choices, and Implications

John W. Diamond and George R. Zodrow (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042475
eISBN:
9780262271707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042475.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Reform of the federal income tax system has become a perennial item on the domestic policy agenda of the United States, although there is considerable uncertainty over specifics. Indeed the recent ... More


A Probabilistic Estimate of International Trade Risk: Quantifications of Trade Policy Outcomes

Tamir Agmon and Clas Wihlborg

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

In this chapter different alignments of trade policy give rise to different structural risks. These risks are described by means of standard probability distributions, which are stylized descriptions ... More


The Psychology of High Net Worth Individuals

Rebecca Li-Huang

in Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190269999
eISBN:
9780190270025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269999.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter takes an economic view of the investment behavior of high net worth individuals (HNWIs), including: the psychological aspects of private wealth and the practice of wealth management, the ... More


When, Why, and How Do Mutual Fund Investors Use Financial Advisers?

Sarah A. Holden

in The Market for Retirement Financial Advice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683772
eISBN:
9780191763359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683772.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

More than four in ten US households own mutual funds and half of mutual fund-owning households indicate they have ongoing advisory relationships. Financial advisers provide a wide range of investment ... More


The Crisis of the Early 1990s

Seppo Honkapohja, Erkki A. Koskela, Willi Leibfritz, and Roope Uusitalo

in Economic Prosperity Recaptured: The Finnish Path from Crisis to Rapid Growth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012690
eISBN:
9780262255394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012690.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the Finnish economic crisis of the early 1990s. It begins by telling the story of the Finnish crisis in terms of shocks and policies, provides an overview of the reasons ... More


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