Filters








1,459 Hits in 17.5 sec

Invest Now, Drink Later, Spend Never: The Mental Accounting of Delayed Consumption

Eldar Shafir, Richard H. Thaler
2006 Social Science Research Network  
Monetary transactions in which consumption is temporally separated from purchase naturally lend themselves to multiple frames and to alternative accounting schemes, which nonetheless maintain a modicum  ...  We investigate some of the relevant accounting rules, and find that advanced purchases (e.g., a case of wine) are typically treated as "investments" rather than spending.  ...  In the present work, we focus on how people represent the value of items as a result of alternative ways in which such value can be construed.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.901830 fatcat:4nydql4shjfexbijwijye5op6e

Invest now, drink later, spend never: On the mental accounting of delayed consumption

Eldar Shafir, Richard H. Thaler
2006 Journal of Economic Psychology  
Monetary transactions in which consumption is temporally separated from purchase naturally lend themselves to multiple frames and to alternative accounting schemes, which nonetheless maintain a modicum  ...  We investigate some of the relevant accounting rules, and find that advanced purchases (e.g., a case of wine) are typically treated as "investments" rather than spending.  ...  In the present work, we focus on how people represent the value of items as a result of alternative ways in which such value can be construed.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.joep.2006.05.008 fatcat:nk2us4ii7bbophx22medonblme

Investments in liberalised power markets

Stine Grenaa Jensen, Peter Meibom
2008 International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems  
.): The Risø International Energy Conference took place 23 -25 May 2005 and the aim of the conference was to present and discuss new developments and trends in energy technologies which may make major  ...  contributions to sustainable energy developments in the coming decades.  ...  Keeping this perspective in view biofuel technologies has been evaluated in terms of logistics of feed stock availability, existing processes, and policy framework.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijepes.2007.06.029 fatcat:vsx7p75yoff5rpllf4qpgp24r4

What Does Norway Get Out of its Oil Fund, if Not More Strategic Infrastructure Investment?

Michael Hudson
2011 Social Science Research Network  
But the experience of sovereign wealth funds in China, Singapore, and other countries has been that investing in domestic infrastructure serves to lower the cost of living and doing business, making the  ...  This paper cites the debate that extends from US 19th-century institutional doctrine to the approach of long-time Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Yevgeny Primakov to illustrate the logic  ...  Here in Norway, Erik Reinert's "reality economics" group has described this "other economic canon" as an alternative to today's more short-term bankers'-eye financial view of comparative advantage.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1785668 fatcat:3klr63clezhrhosu6xk7kc2l24

Disciplining Investment Bankers, Disciplining the Economy: Wall Street's Institutional Culture of Crisis and the Downsizing of "Corporate America"

Karen Ho
2009 American Anthropologist  
leads to a deterioration of long-term shareholder value.  ...  in particular to its “unlock- ing of hidden value in its assets” for shaseholders (Landler 1995).  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1548-1433.2009.01111.x fatcat:rfh4puvvdbdtrodtvstiwzxvcq

Versatility vs. retrofittability tradeoff in design of non-transport vessels

Carl Fredrik Rehn, Jose Jorge Garcia Agis, Stein Ove Erikstad, Richard de Neufville
2018 Ocean Engineering  
The evaluation model is based on a two-level decomposition of the planning horizon to handle temporal complexity, using scenario planning and Epoch-Era analysis (EEA) for long-term strategic considerations  ...  The proposed model is applied to an offshore construction ship design case.  ...  Step 5: Design alternative evaluation analysis The net present values (NPVs) from the first contract alone for the nine design alternatives are presented in Table 10 .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2018.08.057 fatcat:s5ar4u2zzjaq5jkppr5q6ucdyi

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) [chapter]

2022 The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion  
TTIP is very much an investment agreement which facilitates cross-border investment and thereby also increases the discretionary powers of management to allocate work across borders.  ...  In the following, I will briefly sketch the various channels of impact. Public-sector unions and their members are most directly in the focus of TTIP.  ...  and the pursuit of alternative sets of values.  ... 
doi:10.5040/9781501365287.2872 fatcat:dmburdnc55fbti3igavy666hsq

What Should Be Our Human Capital Investment Policy?

JAMES HECKMAN
1998 Fiscal studies  
While its short-term effects are difficult to mea sure, its long-term value for improving the nation's infrastructure can not be gainsaid.  ...  Moreover, the evaluation precedes the Department of Labor's emphasis on long-term training and the enactment of the 1992 JTPA amendments.  ...  It is an activity of the W.E. Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation, which was established in 1932 to administer a fund set aside by the late Dr. W.E.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1475-5890.1998.tb00279.x fatcat:x7oxra2jcbg33nm3kayvvbceza

THE EFFECT OF AGGREGATE INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA: EVIDENCE FROM NARDL

Musa Sakanko, James Obilikwu, Joseph David
2020 Economics & Law  
The vital role of foreign direct investment has been widely studied and documented in the economic literature; however, the argument remains largely on identifying the main determinants of FDI to developing  ...  The study recommends that the government should establish or strengthen the quality of institutional indicators and legal framework to assure confidence in the system to motivate Foreign Direct Investment  ...  In Latin America, a long time is required for some programs to attain positive net present values if their benefits are sustained-for example, seven years for ProJoven (Program for Young People) in Peru  ... 
doi:10.37708/el.swu.v2i2.1 fatcat:efg3zlu3z5cx3cuhrwck3f2gyq

Algeria: Selected Issues

International Monetary Fund
2005 IMF Staff Country Reports  
It discusses alternative fiscal guidelines both for short-term and long-term policy formulation, and presents simulations for the sustainable long-run use of hydrocarbon revenues in Algeria under alternative  ...  It discusses alternative fiscal guidelines both for short-term and long-term policy formulation, and presents simulations for the sustainable long-run use of hydrocarbon revenues in Algeria under alternative  ...  (imported) good in terms of foreign currency.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451811476.002 fatcat:wb5suvfxbzdr5kcyezmyxsx7he

Effects of Production of Woody Pellets in the Southeastern United States on the Sustainable Development Goals

Keith L. Kline, Virginia H. Dale, Erin Rose, Bruce Tonn
2021 Sustainability  
Wood-based pellets are produced in the southeastern United States (SE US) and shipped to Europe for the generation of heat and power.  ...  Primary strengths of the pellet supply chain in the SE US are the provisioning of employment in depressed rural areas and the displacement of fossil fuels.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Matthew Langholtz, Thomas Schuler, and three anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on prior versions of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13020821 fatcat:xw4pwnrckvhchkb46pkv3fcofq

D1.1 Linkages between agricultural trade, markets, investments, environmental sustainability and human well-being

Karlheinz Knickel, Iveta Alexovicova, Andrea Bassi, Qiuzhen Chen, Marco Guzzetti, Christian Häberli, Ernst Idsardi, Kesteloot Thierry, Hoseana Lunogelo, Abel Songole, Bodo Steiner, Pietje Vervest (+1 others)
2022 Zenodo  
This in turn calls for more holistic perspectives and analyses, which blend novel insights into local and on-the-ground perspectives, including those of the whole range of stakeholders (e.g., as part of  ...  We conclude that only the combination of local and macro-perspectives is likely to provide a more convincing assessment of transboundary impacts of trade on sustainable development and human rights, and  ...  Investments in agri-food firms by large asset management firms have the potential to contribute to the already concentrated market power in the agri-food system (Clapp 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6410883 fatcat:guh2qebywncfphk7gm347x7dk4

Three Episodes of Financial Fragility in Norway Since the 1890s

Karsten R. Gerdrup
2003 Social Science Research Network  
For investment projects with a long horizon it is reasonable to argue that investors did not expect the real long-term interest rate to deviate much from the nominal long-term interest rate before WW1.  ...  its role in the provision of long-term credit to non-financial companies.  ...  All volumes are available on request from the BIS and are also on our website www.bis.org. Previous volumes in this series  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.901204 fatcat:eq6b44mtbfhjza6iy4xgf3xlkq

The Role of the Start-Up Aid for Young Farmers in the Adoption of Innovative Agricultural Activities: The Case of Aloe Vera

Angelos Liontakis, Alexandra Sintori, Irene Tzouramani
2021 Agriculture  
In this study, taking into consideration the embedded risk and uncertainty, we utilise a stochastic version of the Net Present Value (NPV) analysis, a common discount cash flows method to detect the desirability  ...  of an investment.  ...  The most common way to evaluate an investment opportunity is to use traditional discounted cash flow methods, such as the Net Present Value (NPV).  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture11040349 doaj:128a59215a7b4bdb8b2b0e1598c28998 fatcat:nh2au6tekvamnjbbhjase2go4u

Qatar: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Qatar

International Monetary Fund
2011 IMF Staff Country Reports  
stress of an increase in NPLs to 20 percent and a drop in the value of investments by 50 percent.  ...  Qatar witnessed a rapid transformation in the last 15 years, with a massive investment in infrastructure as part of its long term strategy.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781455219957.002 fatcat:4oqffitcofagvk65oosjrtlmuu
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 1,459 results