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Measuring Change in Corporate Governance

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

An evaluation is made of various ways in which corporate governance can be operationalized as part of a panel data econometric analysis. Corporate governance is not a concept that can be directly ... More


The Measurement of Product Market Competition

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

An evaluation is made of potential ways in which product market competition can be operationalized as part of a panel data econometric analysis. As with corporate governance, it is necessary to ... More


Ecological Reflexivity, Engagement, and Institutions: Implementing Environmental and Ecological Justice

David Schlosberg

in Defining Environmental Justice: Theories, Movements, and Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286294
eISBN:
9780191713323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286294.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The focus of this final chapter is on how environmental and ecological justice can be applied in both state political practice and in the public realm. This conclusion explores practices of ... More


An introduction to Late Glacial–Holocene environments

Anson W. Mackay

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Holocene is the Earth's most recent interglacial, which began approximately 11,500 years ago. Environmental change across this interval and the preceding Late Glacial, driven by factors such as ... More


 Explaining the Rise and Fall of Chan Buddhism

Jiang Wu

in Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explains the rise and fall of Chan Buddhism in the 17th century. The chapter shows that Chan Buddhism was revived through romantic imaginations of textual ideals and thus should be ... More


Visions, Revelations, and Courage in Joseph Smith

Douglas J. Davies

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter applies the analytical insights of Paul Tillich and William Whyte to the revelatory production of Joseph Smith. These choices are intended to further the project of an interdisciplinary, ... More


Coargument Coconstrual and the Varieties of Dependent Identity

Ken Safir

in The Syntax of Anaphora

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166132
eISBN:
9780199788460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores coargument coconstrual relations and the varieties of dependent identity relations, including guise and proxy readings. It is shown that different dependent forms participate in ... More


Solar Signals in Surface Climate

Joanna D. Haigh and Peter Cargill

in The Sun's Influence on Climate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153834
eISBN:
9781400866540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153834.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter looks at how the Sun varies in terms of its emissions of radiation and particles and how these changes might be associated with variations in weather and climate on Earth. Investigations ... More


Universal Banks and Relationships with Firms

Ralf Elsas and Jan P. Krahnen

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews recent empirical evidence regarding the special role of banks for the corporate governance of German firms (hausbank-relationships). We differentiate between the role of banks as monitors and ... More


Corporate Governance: Legal Aspects

Oliver Rieckers and Gerald Spindler

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although there are plenty of signs that the German model of corporate governance is indeed forced into a transition to a more capital market-oriented one, the remnants of the old modus operandi ... More


Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Wendy Ungar (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

As the conduct of health economic evaluations to inform health budget decision-making becomes more common, the special challenges of measuring costs and health consequences in children, from neonate ... More


Reducing Shareholders' Power to Control Managers

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter discusses reductions of shareholders' power to control managers. When the gap separating managers from shareholders is small, some of the tools that can be employed to exert power may ... More


Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and Terrorism

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Cold War seen from the vantage of its victims in the Third World who were surrogates of the USSR and the US; millions dead in proxy wars; lack of precise definitions of terrorists and terrorism; Good ... More


The uniqueness of child health and challenges to measuring costs and consequences

Wendy J. Ungar and Andreas Gerber

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the uniqueness of child health and provides an overview of the methodological challenges in applying current approaches to children. The unique ways in which child health may ... More


The reliability and validity of children’s and adolescents’ self-reported health

Katherine B. Bevans and Christopher B. Forrest

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that obtaining children's direct reports of wellbeing, symptoms, strengths, and needs using developmentally appropriate strategies is an essential component of thorough and ... More


Measurement of health utilities in children

Lillian Sung, Stavros Petrou, and Wendy J. Ungar

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has been increasingly emphasized in pediatrics. The same issues relevant to the measurement of HRQoL in adults apply to children, although ... More


Comparing the Mechanisms of Legal Change

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

An examination of the differing contours of the legal regulation of assisted dying resulting from the three mechanisms of legal change as well as legislative approaches reveals interesting features. ... More


Advance Care Planning discussions in Australia: the development of clinical practice guidelines

Josephine M Clayton

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the background of Advance Care Planning discussions (ACP) from an Australian perspective; the Australian policy and development of national ACP guidelines in 2007; consensus ... More


Private military companies and state responsibility

Chia Lehnardt

in From Mercenaries to Market: The Rise and Regulation of Private Military Companies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228485
eISBN:
9780191711435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228485.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the reasons why international law is repeatedly dismissed as irrelevant in the discussion of governance of PMCs is because it largely focuses on states. This chapter argues that the fear that ... More


Using available family members as proxies to provide information on other family members who are difficult to reach

Susannah Tomkins

in Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In life course epidemiology studies, the use of proxy (secondary) respondents may be an integral part of the study design or a consequence of not being able to reach or obtain information from the ... More


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