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The Theory of Financial Intermediation

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is observed that openness of different media in the capital market allows them to compile information and disseminate it across the community. However, some studies show that its revealing nature ... More


From Social Protection to Skill Formation: Diversified High-Tech Production in Denmark

Darius Ornston

in When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter turns to Denmark in order to understand the circumstances under which countries might successfully implement sweeping creative corporatist reforms in the labor market. Like Finland, ... More


Public Financing of Early-Stage Innovations

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

in Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Financing innovation processes is one of the crucial activities for developing commercially successful products and processes (innovations) and to facilitate their diffusion in the innovation system. ... More


New Venture Development and Technological Innovation in Japan

Michael L. Gerlach

in Alliance Capitalism: The Social Organization of Japanese Business

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208896
eISBN:
9780520919105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208896.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on technological innovation and new venture development in Japan. It explains that the steep curve of the developmental trajectory in Japan raises important questions concerning ... More


Recent Developments in Commission State Aid Policy and Practice

Maria Rehbinder

in The Law of State Aid in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265329
eISBN:
9780191699030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265329.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter offers some details on the prospects of the State aid discipline. It covers the recent developments of European Commission soft law. It also examines two very different initiatives aimed ... More


Are Risk-Based Capital Requirements Detrimental to Corporate Lending?: Evidence from Europe

Brunella Bruno, Giacomo Nocera, and Andrea Resti

in Finance and Investment: The European Case

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815815
eISBN:
9780191853418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815815.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we summarize the main results of a recent empirical research concerning European banks. We first explore the main drivers of the differences in risk-weighted assets (RWAs) across a ... More


The Role of the Venture Capital Industry in the UK

Adrian Beecroft

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter assesses the contribution that venture capital makes to industry in various respects, and considers two main areas of interest that relate to this: the provision of risk capital to small ... More


Recreating Retirement Sustainability

Olivia S. Mitchell and Raimond Maurer

in Recreating Sustainable Retirement: Resilience, Solvency, and Tail Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198719243
eISBN:
9780191788505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719243.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This volume provides in-depth analysis of the many unknowns that are threatening pension plans around the world. Many see the lengthening human life span as a welcome development; nevertheless, ... More


Investment and Capital Structure of the Firm

Harold L. Cole

in Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the implications of the stochastic discount factor for optimal firm behaviour. The last section focuses on capital structure decisions with bankruptcy costs and the tax shield ... More


Stock‐markets, Financial Institutions, and Corporate Performance

Colin Mayer

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter concentrates on the financing and control activities of stock-markets. It argues that there are a number of puzzles surrounding the operation of stock-markets — from the fact that it ... More


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