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Efficient Retirement Financial Strategies

William F. Sharpe, Jason S. Scott, and John G. Watson

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Today's retirees face the daunting task of determining appropriate investment and spending strategies for their accumulated savings. Financial economists have addressed their problem using an ... More


Short-term Capital Mobility in France and Germany: Differentiated Empirical Data

Michel Goyer

in Contingent Capital: Short-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578085
eISBN:
9780191731051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578085.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Developments in international finance are potentially profoundly disequilibrating. The globalization of capital — FDI and international portfolio investments — has been far more impressive than the ... More


Preemption versus Collaboration in a Duopoly

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines preemptive investments and the possibility of tacit collusion among firms, delaying investment until a later date. It first presents the original deterministic model by ... More


Monopoly: Investment and Expansion Options

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the situation faced by a firm with exclusive access to a market or enjoying insurmountable structural barriers enabling it to ignore strategic interactions by rivals when ... More


Innovation Investment in Two-Stage Games

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the trade-off between commitment and flexibility in sequential investment settings. The focus is on two-stage competition models where real options analysis tools are combined ... More


Building Long-Term Strategies for Investment of Sovereign Wealth

Martin Skancke

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the importance of integrating sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) with macroeconomic policies, based on the experience of Norway. Underlying Norway's SWF investment strategy is a ... More


Life-cycle Asset Allocation Strategies and the Distribution of 401(k) Retirement Wealth

James M. Poterba, Joshua Rauh, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise

in Developments in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903354
eISBN:
9780226903361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903361.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents evidence on the distribution of balances in 401(k)-type retirement saving accounts under various asset allocation strategies that investors might choose. In addition to a range ... More


Oligopoly: Simultaneous Investment

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter extends the analysis began in Chapter 9 which was about simultaneous investment oligopoly markets. It considers the following industry structures: oligopoly situations where firms add ... More


Extensions and Other Applications

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses new developments and applications of option games. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 13.1 deals with early approaches where competitive entry decisions are treated ... More


Policy Investment Performance in Britain, 1971–2000

Anthony M. Bertelli and Peter John

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199663972
eISBN:
9780191755996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663972.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides statistical evidence for four important aspects of public policy investment and conditional representation. The accumulation of policy capital is associated with better ... More


Hedge Funds Fundamentals

H. Kent Baker and Greg Filbeck

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides background material for understanding the multifaceted nature of hedge funds. The first section begins by defining a hedge fund, followed by a discussion of distinguishing ... More


Introduction

Patrick Bolton

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the panel entitled “Expanding Investment Horizons: Opportunities for Long-Term Investors.” It argues that despite sovereign wealth funds' (SWFs) capacity and imperative to ... More


Maximizing Autonomy in the Shadow of Great Powers

Katharina Pistor

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0061
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses how the purposes of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) can be understood only by considering the domestic and international conditions that gave birth to SWFs and have formed their ... More


Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Joseph Wong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and ... More


The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Howard Marks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, the author of this book is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim ... More


The Politics of Circulating Narratives

Stefan Leins

in Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523392
eISBN:
9780226523569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523569.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the role of financial analysts as market intermediaries. It explains how financial analysts interact with other groups that are part of Swiss Bank, as well as with the final ... More


Chasing the Tiger: Is Ireland’s Experience with FDI a Model for Developing Countries?

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter adds a case study of Ireland’s experience with FDI, as a complement to the cross-national investigations of preceding chapters. By considering a single country and its policies and ... More


Understanding Asset and Liability Management (ALM)

Philippe-N. Marcaillou

in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes in the United Kingdom: Asset and Liability Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198738794
eISBN:
9780191802003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738794.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 2 demonstrates the author’s pragmatic approach regarding ALM and funding ratio maximization as well as his processes. It gives an overview of ALM risk management and shows how to build an ALM ... More


ALM Risk and Performance Monitoring: Risk and Performance Report

Philippe-N. Marcaillou

in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes in the United Kingdom: Asset and Liability Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198738794
eISBN:
9780191802003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738794.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The objective of a report is to monitor performance and risk metrics and check the efficiency of an investment strategy. This chapter aims to present various and easy-to-understand examples of ... More


Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the United States, 1950-2010

Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo

in Human Capital in History: The American Record

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226163895
eISBN:
9780226163925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226163925.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Since 1950 the sources of the gains from marriage have changed radically. As the educational attainment of women overtook and surpassed that of men and the ratio of men’s to women’s wage rates fell, ... More


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