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Sovereign wealth funds and long-term investing

Author: Patrick Bolton; Joseph E Stiglitz; Frederic Samama
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Bolton; Joseph E Stiglitz; Frederic Samama
ISBN: 9780231158633 0231158637
OCLC Number: 929839524
Description: XII, 238 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Keynote Addresses Sovereign Wealth Funds-Distinguishing Aspects and Opportunities The Contribution of Institutional Investors to Fostering Stability and Long-Term Growth Sovereign Wealth Funds as Stabilizers Financing Long-Term Investments After the Crisis: A View from Europe What Sovereign Wealth Funds Can Do to Alleviate Global Poverty The Sovereign Debt Problem 2. The State of Sovereign Wealth Funds Overview The Rationale for Sovereign Wealth Funds from a Development Persepective Sovereign Wealth Funds: Form and Function in the Twenty-first Century 3. Benchmarking and Performance Standards Introduction Stabilization Funds Tilt of Benchmarks Four Benchmarks of Sovereign Wealth Funds Which Financial Benchmarks and Other Incentives Work for Long-Term Investing? Further Considerations Panel Summary Panel Paper: The Four Benchmarks of Sovereign Wealth Funds 4. Fostering Development Through Socially Responsible Investment Introduction Impact Investing: A New Asset Class and Its Implications for Sovereign Wealth Funds Sovereign Wealth Funds as Catalysts of Socially Responsible Investing Objectives and Ethical Guidelines of Norges Bank Investment Management Building Emerging Countries' Financial Infrastructure and Investing in Microfinance Further Considerations Panel Summary 5. Expanding Investment Horizons: Opportunities for Long-Term Investors Introduction How to Reward Long-Term Investors Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Shifting Wealth of Nations Compensation and Risk-Taking in the U.S. Financial Industry Building Long-Term Strategies for Investment of Sovereign Wealth Further Considerations Panel Summary Panel Paper: Capital Access Bonds-Securities Implementing Countercyclical Investment Strategies Panel Paper: L-Shares-Rewarding Long-Term Investors 6. Reducing Climate Risk Introduction Influencing Clean Innovations The Emerging Role of State Investors in the Governance of Global Corporations The Rise of Carbon-Free Technology Smart Energy Globalization Further Considerations Panel Summary 7. Managing Risk During Macroeconomic Uncertainty Introduction Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Managing Risk for Sovereign Wealth Funds Funds and Volatility Managing Uncertainy Key Issues Further Considerations Panel Summary 8. Manging Commodity Price Volatility Introduction Managing Commodity Price Volatility Chile and Copper Management of Commodity Price Risks on Sovereign Balance Sheets Further Considerations Panel Summary Panel Paper: Managing Commodity Risk-Can Sovereign Funds Help? 9. Sovereign Wealth Funds and World Governance Introduction Reconciling Sovereignty, Accountability, and Transparency in Sovereign Wealth Funds Sovereign Wealth Funds: Perhaps We See What We Want to See Restrictions on Cross-Border Investment The Value of Transparency Maximizing Autonomy in the Shadow of Great Powers Further Considerations Panel Summary Conclusion: Taking Stock-Analytical Challenges and Directions for Future Research Contributors About the Conference Organizers
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama and Joseph E. Stiglitz.


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