in Economies of Favour after Socialism
January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Systems. 12324 words.
This chapter offers a network-based typology of favours that seeks to reflect their ambivalence—the degree of uncertainty of obligation in social relations and intermittent display of the...
in Global Banking
January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Systems. 10716 words.
Private banking caters to wealthy individuals who, like other investors, base asset-allocation choices on their relative preferences for risk and return. There is value in diversification...
February 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Systems; Public Economics. 3143 words.
This chapter concludes the book with four reflections on how readers can shift power away from kidnappers, protect at-risk populations, and safeguard hostages. First, hostages can help...
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
May 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8382 words.
Substantial evidence shows that North Americans are generally more accepting of the market than Europeans and attribute market outcomes to a larger degree to effort or skill. Thus, North...
The emerging market for European corporate governance: the relationship between governance and capital expenditures, 1997–2005
in Journal of Economic Geography
July 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economics; Corporate Governance. 12848 words.
We examine European corporate governance with respect to the relationship between shareholder value and capital investment. Based upon Europe's largest listed companies, it is shown that...