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Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Michael Quinlan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reflects the author's experience across more than forty years in assessing and helping to shape policy about nuclear weapons, mostly at senior levels close to the centre both of British ... More


The Antisocial Brain

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached

in Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149608
eISBN:
9781400846337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149608.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter examines the arguments that claim that human antisocial behavior—notably impulsivity, aggression, and related forms of criminal conduct—have neurobiological roots. While neurobiological ... More


Supply of annuities

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines the supply of annuities, and discusses the regulatory framework. It discusses the market share of annuity business in the UK and the risk-management of annuity contracts by ... More


Stabilization, Liberalization, and Growth

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter concludes the book by reviewing some of the key links between stabilization, liberalization, and growth. The first section reviews why instability is bad for the growth of the economy. ... More


Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Alexandra Gheciu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It has become almost a cliché in many Euro-Atlantic political and academic circles to argue that the transatlantic security community that defines itself around liberal-democratic values is facing a ... More


Introduction—Thinking about Security in the Twenty‐First Century

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first chapter sets the scene by placing the analysis within the framework of debates about developments in the transatlantic security community in the post-9/11 world. It explains this book's ... More


The EU—Who are ‘We’ and Where is the Enemy?

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the risk of terrorist attacks by transnational groups has been systematically invoked by EU bodies to justify the launch (or expansion) of a broad set of risk-management ... More


Of Friends and Foes in the Fight Against Terrorism: NATO and the Politics of Norm Promotion in the Twenty‐First Century

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past few years, the challenge for NATO has been to transform itself into a highly flexible and complex institution, designed to manage a plurality of complex risks, especially the risk of ... More


The OSCE: Inclusive Security Practices and Their Limits

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines some of the key OSCE initiatives adopted in the name of combating international terrorism, showing how the organization has sought to cast itself as a relevant, in some ways, ... More


Conclusion

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter explores the ways in which the EU, NATO, and the OSCE have related to each other in their (theoretically joint) effort to prevent and combat international terrorism. Drawing on the ... More


The Use of Internal Models: Comparison of the New Basel Credit Proposals with Available Internal Models for Credit Risk

Michel Crouhy, Dan Galai, and Robert Mark

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the New Capital Adequacy Accord proposed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel II) to replace the current 1988 Capital Accord (Basel I) by a more risk-sensitive ... More


Sizing Operational Risk and the Effect of Insurance: Implications for the Basel II Capital Accord

Andrew P. Kuritzkes and Hal S. Scott

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the issue of whether and to what extent banks should be required by regulation to hold capital against operational risks. It argues that the types of operational risk for which ... More


Enforcement of Risk‐Based Capital Rules

Philip A. Wellons

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the role of enforcement for capital adequacy regulation in US banking and securities markets. Very little is known about how enforcement works: What broken rules are being ... More


Social Risks and Welfare States

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter and the previous one revisit the political economy within which post‐war welfare regimes emerged, matured, and, now appear crisis‐ridden. Here, an analysis is made of social risks and ... More


Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Christopher S. Chapman, David J. Cooper, and Peter Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accounting has an ever-increasing significance in contemporary society. Indeed, some argue that its practices are fundamental to the development and functioning of modern capitalist societies. We can ... More


Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199230778
eISBN:
9780191710971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230778.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

As the leading edge of the “Baby Boom” generation in the United States reaches sixty years of age, members of this unusually large cohort born between 1946 and 1966 are poised to redefine retirement ... More


The Evolution of Retirement Risk Management

Robert L. Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Leading academics, public pension sponsors, and their advisors offer new research on ways to reformulate and restructure retirement risk management. This chapter summarizes the research findings ... More


Fixed Income Modelling

Claus Munk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book offers a unified presentation of dynamic term structure models and their applications to the pricing and risk management of fixed income securities. The basic fixed income securities and ... More


Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Recent market turmoil, bank runs, global equities sell-off, and the ‘credit crunch’ have demonstrated the sophisticated and interconnected nature of financial markets today — seemingly localized ... More


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

Robert J. Shiller

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This book, which is part of the distinguished Clarendon Lectures in Economics series, puts forward a unique and authoritative set of detailed proposals for establishing new markets for the management ... More


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