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Assessing and Managing Risk in Global Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Future cash flows can be impaired by economic or political events. This chapter discusses the two components of country or cross-border risk, namely economic and political risk. Evaluating country ... More


Balancing Risk and Return in Urban Investing

Lisa A. Hagerman and Tessa Hebb

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investing in the underserved urban markets is an innovative practice in which institutional investors can enjoy competitive financial returns on their investment while stimulating economic growth in ... More


Political Evil, Cosmopolitan Realism, and the Normative Ambivalence of the International Criminal Court

Patrick Hayden

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter adopts a different approach to those that now regard the creation of the ICC as evidence of the progressive ‘enlightenment’ of humankind. It argues that the ICC is best characterized in ... More


The Risks of Political Authority: Trust, Knowledge, and Political Agency in Locke’s Politics and Economy

Emily C. Nacol

in An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains how John Locke's work on epistemology, politics, and economy can be read as a sustained meditation on the relationship of risk and trust. The extensive literature on trust and ... More


Corporate Governance: The Decline of Germany Inc.

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Germany Inc., which was composed of financial institutions like Deutsche Bank and Allianz, and which can be informally associated with the government and the state, presented firms with protection ... More


MIGA and green political risk?

Susan Park

in World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on transnational environmental advocacy networks' (TEANs) criticism on the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) over its role as a political risk guarantor of private ... More


The Basic Economics of Pensions

Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond

in Reforming Pensions: Principles and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311303
eISBN:
9780199893461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311303.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The setting for the analysis of pensions includes the central role of output, and the facts that imperfect consumer information and decision making are widespread, pension systems face large risks, ... More


World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More


Macroeconomic Uncertainty in a Corporate Perspective

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The theme of this book is that a meaningful strategy for managing risk, exploiting opportunities, and assessing performance requires that the interdependence among macroeconomic variables is ... More


Political Risks in Frontier Markets

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Looks at the political risks of investing in frontier markets.


The Broken Middle

Kate Schick

in Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter brings Rose's philosophical position into closer contact with the concrete concerns of social and political thought through an exegesis of The Broken Middle. Rose's notion of the broken ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds: Perhaps We See What We Want to See

Ronald J. Gilson

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/9780231158633.003.0058
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter cautions against the temptation to see the role of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in global economic governance mostly in terms of what we wish they were doing rather than for what they ... More


Sovereign Theft: Theory and Evidence about Sovereign Default and Expropriation

Michael Tomz and Mark L. J. Wright

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the most extreme forms of political risk—default and expropriation, which is collectively referred to here as sovereign theft—and their effect on the two most important forms ... More


Factors

Andrew Ang

in Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199959327
eISBN:
9780199382323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959327.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Factors drive risk premiums. One set of factors describes fundamental, economy-wide variables like growth, inflation, volatility, productivity, and demographic risk. Another set consists of tradeable ... More


The Risk of Social Security Benefit-Rule Changes: Some International Evidence

John McHale

in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092553
eISBN:
9780226092560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092560.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Issues of risk are receiving a lot of attention in the debate over the relative merits of investment-based and pay-as-you-go social security systems. An important source of risk associated with these ... More


Rescuing the IPP: Negotiating Systemic and Political Risk

Harry Annison

in Dangerous Politics: Risk, Political Vulnerability, and Penal Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728603
eISBN:
9780191795428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728603.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces the process of the amendment of the Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentence in 2007-2008, culminating in the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act (CJIA) 2008. It draws ... More


Rule Bending for the Necessary Evil

Yi-min Lin

in Dancing with the Devil: The Political Economy of Privatization in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190682828
eISBN:
9780190682866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190682828.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

Chapter 5 investigates the strategies of local officials in places where the sales growth strategy faltered in the early years of reform. An alternative strategy was to tolerate and even facilitate ... More


Insights from Switzerland’s Pension System

Monika Butler

in Reimagining Pensions: The Next 40 Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755449
eISBN:
9780191816673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755449.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter takes Switzerland’s much praised three-pillar system to illustrate some of the challenges reforms to pension systems face in an aging society. It shows that policymakers are confronted ... More


Blind Spots and Double Vision: Dancer in the Dark

Victoria Wohl

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the connection between the politics of Dancer in the Dark (2000) and its cinematic form, by examining the relation between the protagonist Selma’s own private fantasies and the ... More


Conclusion

Taylor St John

in The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789918
eISBN:
9780191831553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789918.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion identifies how the book’s findings relate to contemporary debates. The terms of today’s debate were set decades ago: all visions of investor–state arbitration’s future define ... More


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