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Investment objective

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the world of endowment management, where the investment horizon may extend over centuries, investment decisions to support the objectives of endowed institutions pose a unique set of challenges. ... More


The Investment Committee

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Colleges in Oxford and Cambridge appoint an Investment Committee to oversee the management of endowment assets and related investments. The main tasks of this committee are determining strategic ... More


Between Scylla and Charybdis: Improving the Cost Effectiveness of Public Pension Retirement Plans

M. Barton Waring

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Unless defined benefit pension plans are managed much better and more cost-effectively, they will be replaced by defined contribution plans. Benefit and contribution policies need to be carefully ... More


Socially responsible investment

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Socially responsible investment (SRI) or ethical investment is a phrase which covers diverse approaches to investment strategy. An ethical investment policy or SRI may involve looking for companies ... More


The Principles and Objectives of EU Foreign Investment Law

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter 4 offers a legal assessment of the orientation of EU foreign investment law. It identifies and analyzes the principles and objectives that determine the exercise of EU competence in the field ... More


Concluding observations

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Oxford and Cambridge endowments comprise funds generally regarded as for the long term, and which fundamentally underpin and sustain the operation of the institutions at their desired level of ... More


Spending policy

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Institutions have spending and investment policies to support their endowments. Spending policies help in determining issues in long-term asset allocation. The governing bodies of colleges face the ... More


Liberalization: National and Regional Policy Changes and the Creation of the WTO (Early 1980s-Mid-1990s)

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the liberalization of investment policies at all levels during the 1980s and 1990s. At the national level, scores of countries undertook significant liberalization programmes. ... More


Establishing Pension Investment Policy

August Baker, Dennis E. Logue, and Jack S. Rader

in Managing Pension and Retirement Plans: A Guide for Employers, Administrators, and Other Fiduciaries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165906
eISBN:
9780199835508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516590X.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the key elements of investment policy as they relate to asset pools of pension plans and the goals of funding pension liabilities in a cost-efficient manner for defined benefit ... More


Towards an EU Policy on Foreign Direct Investment

Federico Ortino and Piet Eeckhout

in EU Law after Lisbon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644322
eISBN:
9780191738173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644322.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law

From the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon the common commercial policy extends to ‘foreign direct investment’ (Article 207(1) TFEU), and aims at the progressive abolition of restrictions on ... More


Introduction

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The multinational enterprise (MNE) has been one of the foremost economic, political, and social influences in the world economy for many decades. In response to its growth, important developments in ... More


Investment Policy and Asset Allocation for Defined Contribution Plans

August Baker, Dennis E. Logue, and Jack S. Rader

in Managing Pension and Retirement Plans: A Guide for Employers, Administrators, and Other Fiduciaries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165906
eISBN:
9780199835508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516590X.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by discussing the trend towards defined contribution (DC) plans over the last 25 to 30 years. This trend has placed more and more sponsors in a situation where the employees are ... More


China's Telecommunications History and Policy Trajectory

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter begins by putting the Chinese case in the context of telecommunications development trajectories. It briefly considers policies in other countries where growth was in many cases slower, ... More


Public Policy Investment: Priority-Setting and Conditional Representation In British Statecraft

Anthony Bertelli and Peter John

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199663972
eISBN:
9780191755996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663972.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses one of the enduring questions of democratic government: why do governments choose some public policies but not others? Political executives focus on a range of policy issues, such ... More


Conclusions

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

The most pertinent findings of this book are drawn together with a view to providing some final observations on the role of the EU as an international actor in the field of international law and ... More


THE CANADIAN APPROACH TO INVESTMENT PROTECTION: HOW FAR WE HAVE COME!

L. Yves Fortier

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter has two main objectives. The first is to provide an overview of the evolution of Canada's approach to investment protection, with particular focus on dispute settlement. The second ... More


The ABCS of Japanese and Korean Accumulation

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter is concerned with how acceleration in South Korean investments and exports was activated from the beginning of the 1960s, largely by exploiting its low‐wage advantage. The main emphasis ... More


The Integrated Approach to Managing Defined Benefit Plans

August Baker, Dennis E. Logue, and Jack S. Rader

in Managing Pension and Retirement Plans: A Guide for Employers, Administrators, and Other Fiduciaries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165906
eISBN:
9780199835508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516590X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the policy implications of managing a defined benefit (DB) plan as a separate entity or as an entity integrated into the sponsoring organization. It shows how the pension ... More


Improving the International Investment Law and Policy System: Report of the Rapporteur Second Columbia International Investment Conference: What’s Next in International Investment Law and Policy?

Andrea K. Bjorklund

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the next stage of investment law will be characterized by the embrace of sustainable development and the redress of imbalances, whether real or perceived, in the existing ... More


Multilateral Approaches to Investment: The Way Forward

Rainer Geiger

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents the case for a new multilateral approach to international investment law. It demonstrates the main reasons for moving forward, draws lessons from past failures, and puts forward ... More


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