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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: capital, consumption, fixed, services, stocks, measurement, oecd, manual, measuring
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2001-06-12
ISBN-10: 9264187022
ISBN-13: 9789264187023

This Manual clarifies the conceptual issues concerning stocks and flows of fixed capital and provides practical guidelines for estimation. The Manual also deals with the definition and measurement of "capital services" which measure the contribution of capital assets into the production process. The Manual thus provides a link with the OECD Manual on Productivity Measurement.

Author: Christiaan Grootaert
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: tool, practitioners, multidisciplinary, capital, measuring, social, understanding
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2002-09-01
ISBN-10: 0821350684
ISBN-13: 9780821350683

The importance of social capital for sustainable development is well understood. However, the impact of social capital is not easily quantified and to overcome this, the Social Capital Initiative at the World Bank attempts to contribute to this understanding by concentrating on how to measure social capital and its impact.This book details both the quantitative and qualitative approaches to the analysis of social capital. Also included is the Social Capital Assessment Tool which combines quantitative and qualitative instruments in order to measure social capital at the household, community, an

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: significant, change, approval, execution, undergo, projects, budget, capital, asset, defense
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 1995-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788117645
ISBN-13: 9780788117640

Investigates the Department of Defense's (DoD) capital asset needs in an annual Defense Business Operations Fund (DBOF) capital budget. Determines if DoD carries out the projects identified in the capital budget and assesses the effectiveness of DoD's capital budget preparation and review process. Charts and tables.

Author: Susan J. Irving
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: capital, achieved, simpler, means, funds, acquisition, financing, potential, benefits
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1422301206
ISBN-13: 9781422301203

Capital acquisition funds (CAF) have been discussed as a new mechanism for financing fed. capital assets. As envisioned, CAFs would have 2 goals. First, CAFs would potentially improve decision-making by reflecting the annual cost for the use of capital in program budgets. 2nd, they would help ameliorate at the sub-unit level the effect of large increases in budget authority for capital projects, without forfeiting congressional controls requiring the full cost of capital assets to be provided up-front. This report describes: (1) how CAFs would likely operate; (2) the potential benefits & diffi

Author: Joseph M. Berrospide
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lending, capital, bank, effects
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437939864
ISBN-13: 9781437939866

The effect of bank capital on lending is a critical determinant of the linkage between financial conditions and real activity, and has received especial attention in the recent financial crisis. The authors use panel-regression techniques to study the lending of large bank holding companies (BHCs) and find small effects of capital on lending. They then consider the effect of capital ratios on lending using a variant of Lown and Morgan's VAR model, and again find modest effects of bank capital ratio changes on lending. The authorsż estimated models are then used to understand recent developmen

Author: Anthony H. Aylward
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: developing, countries, finance, capital, venture, trends
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0821343033
ISBN-13: 9780821343036

IFC Discussion Paper No. 36. This paper presents an analysis of new data on venture capital in developing countries. The data from the regional venture capital associations detail sources and uses of venture financing flows by region, country, industry, type of investing institution, and stage of venture investment. The survey data detail fund organization, deal screening, capital structure, agency cost characteristics of asset structure, measures of entrepreneur human capital, and investment monitoring and control.

Author: Albert J. Henry
Publisher: Moment LLC
Keywords: healthcare, industry, cases, capital, dead, venture, living
Number of Pages: 494
Published: 2005-07-01
ISBN-10: 0976388804
ISBN-13: 9780976388807

A guide for people who aspire to practice as venture capitalists and also for those interested in gaining in-depth knowledge of the rigid system of venture capital. It explores the various aspects of venture capital investing. Almost 25% of venture capital companies are successful, while one third of them go bankrupt. Around 40% of these companies face difficulties coping with the growing economy. the companies in these different categories are respectively termed the good, the bad and the living dead.
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