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Alternatives to Regulation? Market Mechanisms and the Environment

David Driesen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government. 8342 words.

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...

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Antitrust Compliance

D. Daniel Sokol.

in The Oxford Handbook of Strategy Implementation

April 2017; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government. 10885 words.

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 picture...

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Antitrust Compliance

D. Daniel Sokol.

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government. 10901 words.

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 picture...

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The Australian Future Fund

Xi-Chong Xu.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 13359 words.

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...

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Bank Regulation and Supervision

Catherine Schenk.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business Ethics. 11224 words.

Regulation has been a recurring theme in business history at industry level as well as in case studies of firms and firm dynamics. For banking and finance, the complications of information...

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Better Regulation: The Search and the Struggle

Robert Baldwin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business Ethics. 8585 words.

Most governments around the world face unrelenting demands for reforms and regulatory improvements — mainly from commentators, regulated organisations, elected representatives, and...

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Business and Environmental Law

Cary Coglianese and Ryan Anderson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business Ethics. 8023 words.

This article discusses the influence of environmental law on the environment and the economy. Businesses seek to influence the stringency and design of environmental law by lobbying...

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Business And The State

Robert Millward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business History

January 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business History. 13909 words.

Although there is a huge literature relevant to the history of relations between the state and business, this article's emphasis on international comparisons (Western Europe, Japan, and the...

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Capital Markets and Financial Politics

Mark J. Roe.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance

March 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government. 14359 words.

This chapter introduces a political-institutional perspective and argues that capital markets can function effectively if political institutions support capitalism, especially capitalism of...

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Capital Markets and Sovereign Defaults

Juan Flores.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government. 14981 words.

This chapter provides a historical perspective on the relationship between capital markets and sovereign defaults. While the main body of the sovereign debt literature has rarely...

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Central Banking

Forrest Capie.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government. 11641 words.

Central banks date from the late nineteenth century but the great majority from the twentieth century. They are institutions whose principal purpose is to provide stable monetary and...

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The China Investment Corporation

Christopher Balding and Kevin Chastagner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government. 9113 words.

China’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF), the China Investment Corporation (CIC), was established in 2007 and has grown to become the fourth largest SWF in the world with assets and offices...

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Co-Investments of Sovereign Wealth Funds in Private Equity

Joseph A. McCahery and F. Alexander de Roode.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government. 11365 words.

Direct investments are the preferred vehicle for large institutional investors to have control over their portfolio investments. This chapter studies the deal structure of direct...

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Collaboration and Intellectual Property

Michael B. Heeley and David R. King.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Collaboration

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Business and Government. 9563 words.

The number of options owners of intellectual property confront in how best to exploit the inherent value of an innovation has expanded. New strategies for exploitation have developed in...

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Commercial Banking

Gerarda Westerhuis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government. 11667 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the development of commercial banking—defined as taking deposits payable on demand and originating loans to private and corporate customers—from the...

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The Comparative Institutional Analysis of Innovation: From Industrial Policy to the Knowledge Economy

Steven Casper.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Institutional Analysis

April 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business Strategy. 12229 words.

This article surveys comparative institutional research from sociology and political science that seeks to explain patterns of innovation across the advanced industrial economies. It has...

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Competition Policy

Stephen Wilks.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business Ethics. 12723 words.

Competition policy is a complex policy field which requires knowledge of competition law and economics as well as familiarity with the framework of policy and the agencies of enforcement....

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Consumer Policy

Gunnar Trumbull.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; Business Ethics. 9205 words.

Policy researchers have offered two classes of theories of consumer regulation. One emphasizes the role of business in proposing and shaping consumer protection policies. A second set of...

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Copyright and its Discontents

Martin Kretschmer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government. 3961 words.

Copyright has emerged as the Intellectual Property currency of the creative industries, to the extent that they are sometimes referred to as ‘the copyright industries’. Extending beyond...

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Copyright and Publishing

Mira T. Sundara Rajan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Publishing

April 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; Business and Government. 6140 words.

Copyright law grants authors the exclusive right to ‘authorize’ publication of their work. For publication to occur, publisher and author must enter into an agreement where the author...

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