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Accounting And Finance  

Michael Power

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article discusses the evolving relationship between accounting and finance, and how this shapes organizational life. It begins with a brief history of financial accounting, followed by an ... More

Accounting Standards for Pension Costs  

Geoffrey Whittington

Print publication date:
Jul 2006
Online publication date:
Sep 2009
This article deals primarily with the problem of accounting for the cost of defined-benefit pension schemes in the accounts of the sponsoring company (the employer). This is one of the ... More

Actuarial-Based Public Pension Systems  

Richard Disney

Print publication date:
Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
In employer-provided pension plans and individual retirement saving accounts, contributions over the working lifetime are used to purchase assets that are drawn down after retirement. In ... More

An Age of Corporate Governance Failure?: Financialization and its Limits  

Geoffrey Wood and Douglas Michael Wright

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Mar 2013
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Jul 2013
The financial crisis of 2008 has prompted some people to ask basic questions about the extent to which large-scale corporate governance failures have underestimated the basis of the global ... More

Alternatives to Regulation? Market Mechanisms and the Environment  

David Driesen

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
This article identifies a number of ongoing challenges. It focuses on the means of environmental regulation — the techniques regulators use to reduce pollution. It discusses traditional ... More

An American Historical Perspective on Employee Ownership  

Joseph R. Blasi and Douglas L. Kruse

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Mar 2017
Online publication date:
Nov 2017
Worker ownership plays a significant role in the US economy today. This worker ownership takes on different forms. A large proportion of the US population (close to a fifth) owns stock in ... More

Analysing the Environment  

Robert Pitkethly

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Apr 2006
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Sep 2009
This article considers the analysis of the firm's strategic environment. Its objectives are to examine the concept of the environment in the context of strategic management, the role of ... More

Annuity Markets  

James M. Poterba

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article summarizes the current operation of annuity markets and the potential role of these markets in providing retirement security. It is divided into six sections. The first ... More

Antitrust Compliance  

D. Daniel Sokol

Print publication date:
Apr 2017
Online publication date:
Jun 2016
This chapter explores compliance in the antitrust context, reviewing both the antitrust and the non-antitrust literatures on compliance and corporate governance to provide a clearer ... More

Asset Liability Management  

Rob Bauer, Roy P. M. M. Hoevenaars, and Tom Steenkamp

Print publication date:
Jul 2006
Online publication date:
Sep 2009
Market valuation of assets is a topic that has been discussed for quite some time now, but the valuation of pension contracts including all embedded options is a major challenge for ... More

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