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Chapter Chapter Changing Risks Confronting Pension Participants

Phyllis C. Borzi

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The shift from traditional employer-sponsored defined benefit pensions towards individual-account defined contribution plans involves a reallocation of risks and rewards from plan sponsors to ... More


Chapter Chapter The Influence of PBGC Insurance on Pension Fund Finances

Julia Coronado and Nellie Liang

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is sometimes argued that firms sponsoring defined benefit pensions are led to take higher risks because pension insurance premiums and funding requirements do not reflect the riskiness of the ... More


Chapter Chapter A Regulatory Framework for Strengthening Defined Benefit Pensions

Mark J. Warshawsky, Neal McCall, and John D. Worth

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Recent financial market and plan termination experiences have exposed the shortcomings of existing funding, disclosure, and premium rules governing private single-employer defined benefit pension ... More


Implementation: the Legal and Social Environment

D. J. GALLIGAN

in Law in Modern Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291830
eISBN:
9780191700675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

While the first step in the implementation process involves analysing the architecture and structure of law, the second step involves looking into the social environment around the said architecture. ... More


The Reception of Law

D. J. GALLIGAN

in Law in Modern Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291830
eISBN:
9780191700675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The reception of law refers to the process of drawing ideas that involve law as a system of rules, the social context of rules, the acceptance and variability of law, social spheres, and other such ... More


Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930

Price V. Fishback

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067255
eISBN:
9780199855025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067255.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is a study of the economic lives of American bituminous coal miners in the early part of this century. Most studies of labor in coal mining focus on the struggle to organize unions. This study ... More


Civilizing Mammon: Laws, Morals, and the City in Nineteenth-Century England

PAUL JOHNSON

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the development of the moral and legal environment of the City of London in general, and the Stock Exchange in particular, during ... More


The Law as a Source of Environmental Injustice in the Russian Federation

Brian Donahoe

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the role or contribution of the law on environmental injustice in the Russian Federation. It analyzes the ways the Russian legal system can either help or hinder the protection ... More


The Resilience of Opacity in a Changing International Legal Environment: How Europe Weighted East-West Negotiations of the NPT

Grégoire Mallard

in Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 7 analyzes how international organizations negotiate the interpretation of legal obligations when changes occur in the international legal environment. It describes how the production of soft ... More


Human Rights Advocacy in Global Health

Joseph J. Amon and Eric Friedman

in Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528297
eISBN:
9780197528334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528297.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents an overview of health and human rights advocacy and describes a broad framework and the diverse strategies used by human rights advocates to advance their goals. Based upon ... More


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