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The Investment Function

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Post-Keynesian and Marxian macro models assume that wage increases that lower profits have an adverse impact on investment spending. The experience of Korea during the period 1975-1993 contradicts this assumption. This paper reports results obtained from estimating a modified neo-Kaleckian investment function that examines the impact of increases in the wage share on business spending. Results of the Granger tests that assess the direction of causality between wages, investment, and productivity are also given. Tests indicate that lagged values of the wage share of income have a positive impact on investment. There are several ...
into operational factors, relating to a specific alternative investment entity such as a hedge fund (or private equity fund, or infrastructure fund, etc.), which may impact future results of the target alternative investment entity. The field of ODD has gained prominence over the past years due to the failure of hedge funds such as Amaranth Advisors and the Bayou Hedge Fund Group . Also contributing to the increase of interest in this field were the actions of alleged rogue traders such as Brian Hunter and alleged Ponzi schemers such as Arthur Nadel , Jérôme Kerviel and Bernard Madoff . Operational risks , put simply, are the ...
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Page 1: Change a few ideas so you do not do “poor” on page 2: In order to finance and banking, money slave or master page 3: Investment only look at yield “hard targets” will be the first fan of eye 4: Investment varieties and maturity does not match the wrong time the wrong target on page 5: blind investment without assertive immune to the “Bandwagon Effect” on page 6: Blind debt or with debt “insulator” on page 7: the Insurance When the bride married the wrong investment on the wrong page 8 Lang: first child, the parents insurance plans upside Page 9: suffering from “fear ... market research, surveys and trends
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse: Protecting Consumers from Unchecked ...
As we continue to fight in the Senate to reform Wall Street regulation and establish an independent consumer protection agency, I hope to also address a problem that has caused considerable pain for so many American families: runaway credit card interest rates. Credit card companies charge interest rates that until recently would have been illegal in most states, but states are now powerless to stop it. It was not always this way: For the first 202 years of our Republic, each state had the ability to enforce usury laws against any lender doing business with its citizens. Then, in 1978, came an apparently uneventful Supreme ... market research, surveys and trends


NP Times / Nonprofit Hospitals Show A Healthy Return On Investment
Nonprofit hospitals in the United States enjoyed average returns of 14.1 percent on their investments in 2003 after losing 4.9 percent in 2002, according to data in a new report. Driving the turnaround was an overall improvement in the securities markets, along with greater use of sophisticated financial and benchmark practices, according to the Commonfund Benchmarks Study Healthcare Report 2004. Those practices include rebalancing and diversification of portfolios, and in particular, an increase in allocations to alternative investments such as ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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If GDP (measured in billions of current dollars) is $5465, ... inflation rate is 2 percent. According to the investment function, investment will be: ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Time to shut down BOI
The title reads harshly, but that is the reality we face for it has outlived its purpose and no longer resonates with our economic needs in business as usual. Sri Lanka no longer has any regional bragging rights for its export oriented foreign investment destination. It is said that the dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) should be reasonably proactive to fill the resource gap, foreign exchange gap, efficiency gap and technical and management know-how gap. Perhaps this thinking that to the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
SEC Limits Political Gifts After Pay-to-Play Scandals
June 30 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. regulators restricted investment advisers from contributing to political campaigns to win pension business in response to abuses in an industry that oversees $2.6 trillion of public retirement funds. Securities and Exchange Commission members voted 5-0 at a meeting in Washington today to ban executives at private-equity firms and hedge funds from managing pension-fund assets for two years if they give money to elected officials with influence in awarding investment contracts. “Pay-to-play distorts municipal investment priorities, as well as the process by which managers are selected,” SEC ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


A Checklist of Internal Controls for the Investment Function
A Checklist of Internal Controls for the Investment Function. 1. The government should have a written investment policy that has been approved by the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Due to the critical or sensitive function of investment function, the employee plays an active and ongoing role in the formulation ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Keynes's Internal Rate of Return
I(r) where the relationship between investment and interest rate was of a rather naive form. Firms were presumed to "rank" various investment projects depending on their "internal rate of return" (or "marginal efficiency of investment") and thereafter, faced with a given rate of interest, chose those projects whose internal rate of return exceeded the rate of interest. With an infinite number of projects available, this amounted to arguing that firms would invest until their marginal efficiency of investment was equal to the rate of interest, i.e. MEI = r. More elaborate considerations of Keynes's theory, however, ...
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Why is Investment a volatile function within the GDP array ...
Investment is volatile because the conditions that make investment attractive, low interest rates and stable inflation, also encourage consumption over saving. There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Member since: October 24, 2007 Total points: 4678 (Level 4) investment only is a volatile function in a very long period of time, usually these concepts are not related. Now if your talking about speculation (in futures, in stock markets) the volatility is created by expectations where the expectations is being adjusted each minute by the speculators.
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