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Chapter Chapter The UK Approach to Insuring Defined Benefit Pension Plans

David McCarthy and Anthony Neuberger

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter models the UK’s recently-established Pension Protection Fund (PPF) established to guarantee defined benefit pensions. It shows that the PPF is likely to face many years of low claims ... More


The Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Brigitte Granville

in Remembering Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145402
eISBN:
9781400846443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145402.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In considering the components of effective monetary policies to control inflation, the previous chapters have highlighted the decisive role played by credibility and shown how credibility can be ... More


The Case for Marking Public Plan Liabilities to Market

Jeremy Gold and Gordon Latter

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

State and local US pension plans hold an estimated $3 trillion in assets, with market values regularly disclosed in plan financial statements. By contrast, public defined benefit pension liabilities ... More


Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Jared Pappas-Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Solvent form examines the destruction of art—through objects that have been destroyed (lost in fires, floods, vandalism, or similarly those artists that actively court or represent this destruction, ... More


The Establishment Digs In

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter considers the factors behind Greece's compliance in the first years of the crisis. It shows that in the first two years of the crisis, the “establishment triangle” revolving around the ... More


The Development of the Joint Stock Company

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the development of the joint stock company and the first statute on companies. The framework of the joint stock company was only obtainable by specific statute or royal charter ... More


Capital Mobility and Policy Effectiveness under a Credit Run: The Mexican Economy in the 1980s

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

in Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The international debt crisis in 1980 initiated the use of various theoretical and conceptual aspects of the fall of international lending in terms of issues of liquidity, solvency, and enforcement ... More


Agenda and Criteria for Financial Regulatory Reform

Jane D'Arista and Stephany Griffith–Jones

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

D'Arista and Griffith‐Jones stress the seeming contradiction that the more liberalized the financial system is, the greater the need for more effective regulation, to avoid massive and costly crises. ... More


Solvent form

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter three examines the notion of solvent form in more detail, in which art—while attempting to make secure or fixed—simultaneously undoes and destroys through its inception. This is examined ... More


The United States and the Cold War: Four Ideas that Shaped the Twentieth-Century World

Jeremi Suri

in International Relations Since the End of the Cold War: New and Old Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666430
eISBN:
9780191745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666430.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite the many misguided programs promoted by the United States, American foreign policy during the Cold War contributed to the spread of four basic ideas that, on the whole, enhanced global peace ... More


Thinking About Money

Stuart Vyse

in Going Broke: Why Americans Can't Hold On To Their Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306996
eISBN:
9780199847099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306996.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Certain mental states encourage spending. The chapter looks at relevant principles derived from behavioral economics that can affect the capacity to handle personal finances. It is suggested that ... More


Risk Disclosure in the European Insurance Industry: Implications for Occupational Pension Funds

Karel Van Hulle

in Retirement System Risk Management: Implications of the New Regulatory Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198787372
eISBN:
9780191835483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787372.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Risk disclosure for the insurance industry will be profoundly influenced by Solvency II rules, which embody the new approach to enhance transparency in the European insurance sector. Yet this chapter ... More


Credit and Business Cycles

L. Albert Hahn

in Economic Theory of Bank Credit

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198723073
eISBN:
9780191789649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723073.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This section summarises Hahn’s monetary theory of the business cycle. In the upswing, low interest rates make new businesses seem profitable. At the height of the boom firms are confronted with ... More


Regulatory Dimensions

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Emphasises the significance of public regulation of insurance activity, and identifies the traditional concerns of UK insurance regulation with solvency rather than policy terms. Explores ... More


Trial and Error in the Village Economy

S. Ilan Troen

in Imagining Zion: Dreams, Designs, and Realities in a Century of Jewish Settlement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094831
eISBN:
9780300128000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094831.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses how miniature commonwealths could not survive without a solid economic basis. Indeed, settlements were rarely profitable in the short term. Their establishment and viability ... More


The Nature of Sovereign Creditworthiness: Hierarchy, Sovereignty, and Responsibility

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the concept of sovereign creditworthiness and related concepts, as well as clarifying the various purposes of sovereign borrowing. It analyses the various dimensions of the ... More


God-Awful Guessing and Bad Behavior: Solvency and Underwriting

Michael R. Powers

in Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153676
eISBN:
9780231527057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153676.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Insurance companies throughout the world are generally subject to some form of government regulation, and such oversight can have a powerful effect on a company's internal risk management. This ... More


Asset Allocation and Risk Allocation: Can Social Security Improve Its Future Solvency Problem by Investing in Private Securities?

Thomas E. MaCurdy and John B. Shoven

in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092553
eISBN:
9780226092560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092560.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Policy makers widely accept that social security faces a long-run solvency problem. The social security trustees publish a seventy-five-year forecast of the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability ... More


The EU and Global Insurance Regulation

Lucia Quaglia

in The European Union and Global Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688241
eISBN:
9780191767517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688241.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The regulatory capacity of the EU in insurance was limited until the early 2000s. Afterwards, the EU set in place harmonized rules for reinsurance and solvency requirements, without waiting for ... More


Solvency

Paul Langley

in Liquidity Lost: The Governance of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199683789
eISBN:
9780191763366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683789.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses how the global financial crisis was governed as a problem of banking solvency from October 2008. It covers the key interventions designed to bail out and recapitalize banking in ... More


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