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The Rate of Return

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

in A New View of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Three different proofs are given of a formula for the rate of return to investment in the growth model. Formulae are also derived for the rate of depreciation of the firm's capital stock (cumulative ... More


The Generation and Distribution of Wealth

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the basic determinants of the generation of wealth and its distribution across households; it has four sections. Section 7.1 considers the life cycle motive as a basis of ... More


Effective Tax Rates

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun‐Young Yun

in Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Alternative policy provisions are compared for capital income taxation and the social rates of return in terms of marginal effective tax rates, since, by measuring these for different assets, it is ... More


Performance of Pension Funds

E. Philip Davis

in Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

The risk and the rate of return offered to companies and workers that are relative to those obtained from pay-as-you-go schemes comprise the crucial test for the economic efficiency associated with ... More


The Costs and Benefits of Workplace Training

Georgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Efficient provision requires that the marginal private and social benefits of training be equal to marginal private and social costs. Employers in imperfectly competitive labour markets are willing ... More


Retirement Guarantees in Voluntary Defined Contribution Plans

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the rate of return guarantee options in defined contribution (DC) plans. Guarantees in DC plans offer fixed nominal rates of return over a calendar year. Rate of return ... More


The Determinants of the Share of Investment in Output and the Complete Growth Model

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

in A New View of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Equations to determine the rate of investment are needed to close the model of Ch. 6. There seems to be no generally accepted theory of long‐run saving and investment. The capital stock adjustment ... More


The Human Capital Approach to Education

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter initiates a discussion on human capital with a brief historical account of how economists over the years have dealt with education from an economic perspective. The main focus of the ... More


Project Appraisal: Methods and Techniques

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a basic framework for appraising the overall feasibility and bankability of a term loan proposal. It presents certain tools of analysis that lender that could be used to make a ... More


Introduction

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun‐Young Yun

in Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter shows how the concept of cost of capital arises in the management of capital as a factor of production. The concept is introduced of an effective tax rate within a highly ... More


Capital Budgeting

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton, and E. Theodore Veit

in Survey Research in Corporate Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195340372
eISBN:
9780199894215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340372.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the findings of published surveys of corporate executives showing the project evaluation methods used in capital budgeting. The chapter compares the findings to the theoretically ... More


Schooling and the Distribution of Earnings: The Development of Empirical Research

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on the relationship between schooling and distribution of income, first providing a survey of the fruits of past empirical research, and then discussing the efficacy and ... More


Economic Returns to Investing in Higher Education and Their Impact in the BRIC Countries

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter analyzes the changing economic value of secondary and higher education in the BRICs. The chapter makes two main arguments. First, because of increased returns globally to the production ... More


A New View of Economic Growth

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book presents a major new theory of economic growth and uses it empirically to explain past growth in different countries and periods and in different industries. Investment is defined as the ... More


Assets, Investment and Financial Markets

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the types of assets and investments in financial markets. There are three types of financial assets including fixed-income securities, equities and derivative securities. The ... More


Noise Trader Risk in Financial Markets

Andrei Shleifer

in Inefficient Markets: An Introduction to Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292272
eISBN:
9780191596933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292279.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Examines how noise traders can limit arbitrage even in an environment that is very close to a textbook model. The author constructs an overlapping generation (OLG) model where noise traders generate ... More


Project Appraisal and Lending Decisions

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter applies some of the techniques presented in earlier chapters in order to make a comprehensive analysis of a project, from the perspective of a bank when it is expected to finance both ... More


Growth Facts

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

in A New View of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The stylized facts of growth are that the rate of growth of output and employment, the shares of wages and profits in income, and the rate of return to investment, are all constant. It greatly ... More


BRIC Higher Education and Social Equity

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter examines the complex relationship between higher education expansion and income inequality in developing countries using a standard human capital model and empirical data from the BRIC ... More


How Hunting Changes the VEP World, and How the VEP World Changes Hunting

R. Kyle Bocinsky, Jason A. Cowan, Timothy A. Kohler, and C. David Johnson

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

We explore how the hunting parameters we vary in the Village simulation affect agent and animal population sizes and hunting return rates. We find that agent populations readily and rapidly deplete ... More


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