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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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Corporate Political Ties in Emerging Markets

Pei Sun.

in The Oxford Handbook of Management in Emerging Markets

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Business and Government; Business Ethics. 7947 words.

Development and exploitation of personal and organizational ties to the constituent parts of public authorities constitute a crucial strategy of emerging market firms. While studies of...

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Global Regulation

Mathias Koenig‐Archibugi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; International Business. 11339 words.

There is nothing new about the insight that the regulation of economic and social life in a country can be profoundly affected by policies decided and implemented outside of the borders of...

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International Cooperation and Central Banks

Harold James.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; International Business. 15265 words.

Why do central banks attempt to cooperate with other central banks? Why should those political systems (in practice, in the advanced modern industrial world, democratic states), to whom...

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International Regulators and Network Governance

Pamela Camerra‐Rowe and Michelle Egan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; International Business. 8302 words.

This article explores the rise of international regulation, the creation of transnational networks, and their implications for business and national governments. The article is divided into...

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Is it Possible to Avoid the St Augustine Syndrome of Fiscal Procrastination?

Eric Parrado.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 10210 words.

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...

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

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

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 6559 words.

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 and...

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On the Theory and Evidence on Regulation of Network Industries in Developing Countries

Antonio Estache and Liam Wren‐Lewis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; International Business. 15495 words.

The corpus of research on developing countries of the last five to ten years shows that the design of regulatory systems has to address many goals under very tight institutional capacity...

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Sovereign Wealth and the Extraterritorial Manipulation of Corporate Conduct

Salar Ghahramani.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 8038 words.

Global legal harmonization is an aspect of transnational law whereby a family of norms is formed by a non-state legal order. Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs)—diverse in terms of their...

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Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments and Industry Performance

Sophie Béreau, Jean-Yves Gnabo, Malik Kerkour and Hélène Raymond.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 16787 words.

In the past decade, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have been very active in western economies with massive liquidity injections and numerous stakes in various strategic areas. While a vast...

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Nuno Fernandes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 9558 words.

This chapter examines investments of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in publicly traded firms, focusing on how these investments impact firms, and the potential channels through which their...

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Resource Curse

Jędrzej George Frynas.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 7871 words.

Historically, a key purpose of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) has been to help manage and minimize a range of negative economic and political consequences of natural resource wealth, often...

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Sovereign Wealth Funds in Central and Eastern Europe

Piotr Wiśniewski.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 14623 words.

This chapter examines the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) activity of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) from two perspectives: CEE-based SWFs operating internationally and CEE as hosts to...

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Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Persian Gulf States

Gawdat Bahgat.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 12994 words.

The period from early 2000s to 2014 witnessed unprecedented and sustained high oil prices transforming the main oil and gas exporters in the Persian Gulf into major players in global...

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Taming Globalization?

David Vogel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business and Government; International Business. 10590 words.

This article explores the political dynamics of new forms of transnational non-state governance designed to make global firms more responsible and accountable. It begins by defining “civil...

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