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The Australian Future Fund  

Xi-Chong Xu

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
This chapter outlines the creation and development of the Australian Future Fund (FF), showing how and why policy makers adopted this option to manage the challenges presented by the “good ... More

Conversion from Stakeholder Value to Shareholder Value Banks: the case of UK building societies  

David T. Llewellyn

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
There is merit in having a diversity of ownership structures in a financial sector and mutuals and similar ownership models have a substantial contribution to make to diversity. The ... More

Credit Unions and Co-operative Banks across the World  

Silvio Goglio and Panu Kalmi

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
The national cases of co-operative banking will be considered by pattern: credit unions (as in the UK and the US), decentralized networks (as in Germany, Italy, and Austria), and ... More

Employee Ownership in Britain Today  

Andrew Pendleton and Andrew Robinson

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
The chapter reviews the development of new forms of employee ownership in Britain since the 1980s. It compares trust-based and direct forms of ownership, as well as hybrids of the two, ... More

Endogenous Trade Protection: A Survey  

Stephen P. Magee and Christopher S. P. Magee

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article surveys the literature on the political economy of trade policy. The discussion is organized around five propositions. The first is just a statement about the ways in which ... More

Fair Trade and Co-operatives  

Alex Nicholls and Benjamin Huybrechts

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
This chapter outlines the history of the Fair Trade movement, and discusses several key issues and challenges it faces. It then explores the relationship between Fair Trade and the ... More

From Multinational to Transnational Banking  

Chris Kobrak

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
This chapter traces the history of cross-border joint-stock banking over roughly the last 100 years. Putting that history into its larger political, social, economic contexts may help shed ... More

Geographies Of Finance: The State-Enterprise Clusters Of China  

Lucia Leung-sea Siu

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article provides an overview of the main institutions involved in contemporary Chinese finance. It starts with a brief summary on the history of China's modern financial markets, and some ... More

Global Finance And Its Institutional Spaces  

Saskia Sassen

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article examines the constitutive elements of global finance, and specifically high finance. It argues that global finance has debordered the narrowly defined notion of financial firms and ... More

The Gravity Equation in International Trade  

Michele Fratianni

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
This article aims to explain trade flows in terms of the gravity equation (GE). The reason for focusing on GE is twofold. The first is that GE, unlike other frameworks, has had great ... More

How to Think about Global Employee Ownership  

Loren Rodgers

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
Motivated by data on the impact of stock compensation, many companies wish to provide their employees with an ownership interest in their stock. Whether they use stock options, direct ... More

International Capital Flows  

Moritz Schularick

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
This chapter tracks the volume and distribution of international investment since the mid-nineteenth century. The first part presents quantitative evidence on the volume of capital flows ... More

International Expansion: Foreign Direct Investment by Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises  

Peter Buckley

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
International expansion by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has long been a subject of research. The fact that internationalization begins earlier in a firm's life cycle has ... More

International Financial Centres  

Youssef Cassis

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
This chapter surveys the development of the world’s leading financial centres since the early nineteenth century, with particular attention to their working mechanisms, international ... More

International Financial Management and Multinational Enterprises  

Michael Bowe

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
This article provides a selective, critical survey of the academic literature on the financial management policy of multinational enterprises (MNEs). The focus of much current research ... More

The International Monetary Regime And Domestic Political Economy: The Origin Of The Global Financial Crisis  

Bai Gao

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article highlights the impact of postwar international monetary regimes on the domestic political economy in the United States. It demonstrates that the dollar's key currency status and US ... More

Is it Possible to Avoid the St Augustine Syndrome of Fiscal Procrastination?: The Case of Chile  

Eric Parrado

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
Chile has managed to avoid the St Augustine Syndrome of fiscal procrastination. This has required the prudent management of both fiscal flows and stocks. On the one hand, a fiscal policy ... More

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global and the Implications of its Activities for Stakeholders  

Geoffrey Wood, Noel O'Sullivan, Marc Goergen, and Marijana Baric

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
The chapter discusses the role and impact of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (NGPFG) (which has some $873 billion of assets), explaining its objectives, its characteristics ... More

Pension and Retirement Income in a Global Environment  

Gordon L. Clark, Alicia H. Munnell, and J. Michael Orszag

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article begins with the past – with the late nineteenth-century British debate – over the proper provision, nature of benefits, and funding of old-age pensions. This debate provides ... More

Raiffeisenbanks and Volksbanks for Europe: the case for co-operative banking in Germany  

Holger Blisse and Detlev Hummel

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
Co-operative banks have become an important part of the national banking systems in Europe since their creation as member-based organizations in the middle of the nineteenth century. They ... More

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