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Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Annette Miae Kim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Why have some countries been able to escape the usual dead end of international development efforts and build explosively growing capitalist economies? Based on years of fieldwork, this book provides ... More


Metropolitan Governance, Real‐Estate Projects, and Capital Accumulation

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 4 shifts the geographical focus to the urban edge of metropolitan centers, and from urban to rural land. It outlines the land battles between expansionist urban ... More


Municipal Governments, Socialist Land Masters, and Urban Land Battles

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 2 discusses local politics at the municipal government level. It focuses on land battles in the urban core between high‐ranking state units (or “socialist land masters”) ... More


Real Estate and Other Markets

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

There are other income factors, besides the aggregate national income and labour income factors discussed in Ch. 4, that contribute as much uncertainty to the incomes of individuals and organizations ... More


Fast Money Builds the Speculative City

Rachel Weber

in From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the role of financial markets in real estate development and how financial actors influence the form of American cities. It serves as a basic primer in development finance for ... More


Land Titles, Credit Markets, and Wealth Distributions

James C. MacGee

in Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548880
eISBN:
9780191720765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548880.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Does the existence of formal title to land and real estate matter for the distribution of wealth? This study reviews the empirical literature on the economic impact of land and real‐estate ... More


Investing in property

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Like absolute return strategies, property or real estate assets serve not only as a powerful diversifier, but they also protect the portfolio by generating returns that are not typically correlated ... More


Lessons from the Crisis

Jean Tirole

in Balancing the Banks: Global Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145235
eISBN:
9781400834648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145235.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter aims to contribute to the debate on financial system reform. The first part describes what is perceived to be a massive regulatory failure, a breakdown that goes all the way from ... More


The Rhythm of Urban Redevelopment

Rachel Weber

in From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter lays out the problem of overbuilding and its causes. It introduces debates about the magnitude and pace of physical change in cities: just how flexible or obdurate are they, and what ... More


Wealth and Gender in Ontario: 1870–1930

Livio Di Matteo

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines wealth-holding in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ontario focusing on two regions: the frontier district of Thunder Bay and the more settled Wentworth County. Using ... More


Assets of the Dead: Wealth, Investment, and Modernity in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century England and Wales

David R. Green, Alastair Owens, Claire Swan, and Carry van Lieshout

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

At the start of the twentieth century the sociologist, Georg Simmel, suggested that the emergence of the money economy was one of the key transformations to have taken place in modern society. In the ... More


Colonial Sisters and their Wealth: The Wealth Holdings of Women in South Australia, 1875–1915

Martin Shanahan

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines patterns of wealth-holding in South Australia between 1875 and 1915, focusing on gender differences in the composition and size of estates. Legal changes relating to women's ... More


Out with the Old: How Professional Practices Construct the Desire for New Construction

Rachel Weber

in From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the localized practices of professionals in the fields of real estate brokering, appraisal, urban planning, and development finance, which channel global capital into new ... More


Who Overbuilt Chicago?

Rachel Weber

in From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter and the one that follows provide evidence for the argument that capital supply, assisted by the professional conventions of intermediaries and the pro-growth policies of local ... More


The Specter of Blight: The Neighborhood under Siege

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Within a few years, these conflicted yet intermittently progressive neighborhood aspirations were muscled from the stage. Through the 1950s, powerful real-estate interests inflamed fears of steadily ... More


The Social Construction of Entrepreneurs

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines the alignment of interests which helped form the new economic relations and transactions behind Vietnam's private real estate market. Introducing the term fiscal socialism, it ... More


Diversification Benefits of Real Estate

Brad Case

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses diversification in the context of real estate investments. Real estate has historically provided strong risk-adjusted returns and low correlations relative to other assets and ... More


International Real Estate Markets

K. W. Chau, S. K. Wong, and C. Y. Yiu

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the arguments for and against diversification using international real estate. Based on direct and indirect real estate price indexes, it also examines from 2007Q1 to 2012Q2 the ... More


Self-Help and the Black Real Estate Industry

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the makeup of the black real estate industry and its political agenda, along with that of black federal housing officials, of private enterprise as the legitimate provider of ... More


Social Effects of SEZs: Emerging Issues

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter covers some of the most contentious social implications of special economic zones (SEZs), which have given rise to raging debate in the country. These include land acquisition, rural ... More


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