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The Money Management Industry: Framing Effects, Style “Diversification,” and Regret

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Placing funds with an active money manager is typically a bad bet. Yet, institutions continue to hire active money managers. Why? The short answer is that the individuals who serve on institutional ... More


Defining Life Insurance and Product Development: Divergent Institutional Logics

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Chapters 2 and 3 focus on the organizational strategies of insurance firms. Chapter 2 analyzes the disparity between transnational and domestic life insurance firms’ strategies. Insurance firms from ... More


Buying Life Insurance: Multiple Motives but Consistent Preferences

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter asks what makes people in China buy life insurance, what kinds of products they buy, and why. Through studying the intentions and interpretations of their choices, it aims to explain the ... More


Dealing with money in low-to moderate-income couples: insights from individual interviews

Sirin Sung and Fran Bennett

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter offers an analysis of a recent Economic and Social Research Council-funded project considering the difficulties associated with researching the complexities of the management of ... More


Working for Money, Spending for Fun

Tim Clydesdale

in The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the following: how teens develop clear preferences for leisure (of which consumptive leisure preferences are most prevalent) sometime prior to their senior year of high school; ... More


Dual Diagnosis and Work

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

in A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Many people who have a co-occurring substance use disorder (dual diagnosis) are found ineligible for employment services because of substance use. This chapter includes an illustration of a person ... More


Homelessness and Money Management in Military Veterans

Eric B. Elbogen

in Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190695132
eISBN:
9780190695163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695132.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Research has identified many factors associated with homelessness in Veterans; however, relatively less attention has been given to how poor financial decision-making may contribute to homelessness ... More


Family life through an economic lens

Mary Daly and Grace Kelly

in Families and Poverty: Everyday life on a low income

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318828
eISBN:
9781447318842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318828.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter probes the everyday reality of life on a low income through considering the family as a unit of expenditure and consumption. The chapter opens by first outlining how money and need are ... More


Families and Poverty: Everyday life on a low income

Mary Daly and Grace Kelly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318828
eISBN:
9781447318842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318828.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Reconceptualising Family: Everyday Life on a Low Income provides major new insight into contemporary family life, particularly under conditions of poverty and low income. Based on the findings of a ... More


Managing Money Well

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers guidance for worker center volunteers and staff who have little experience in handling organizational funds and want to make sure they have adequate systems in place to protect ... More


Establishing the Crime Business

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, and Petter Gottschalk

in Organized Crime: Policing Illegal Business Entrepreneurialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578436
eISBN:
9780191807268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578436.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the first phase of establishing a crime business in relation to three considerations: the entrepreneurial capabilities associated with starting up a crime business, specific ... More


Income sharing and spending decisions of young people living with their parents

Márton Medgyesi and Ildikó Nagy

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines income sharing by young adults living with their parents. Using data from EU-SILC 2010, the chapter explores the determinants of contributions to household expenses among young ... More


Purpose

William A. Birdthistle

in Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199398560
eISBN:
9780199398591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398560.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 1 explains the nature of a mutual fund as a financial tool that gathers money from several different investors and uses the combined pool of assets to buy a portfolio of stocks, bonds, or ... More


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