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Expertise and representation in financial institutions: UK legislation on pension fund governance and US regulation of the mutual fund industry

Abstract:

Decision making is often the responsibility of committees, boards and agencies assuming that many issues are best resolved by smaller, specialised units of decision making. The product of 'representative democracy' and a pragmatic response to 'large numbers' and 'complexity', these bodies are thought to efficaciously combine representation with expertise. Governments use these types of institutions in a variety of ways, and have become a key institution of New Labour's 'third way'. However, t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/17450140601101200

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Author

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Ford Foundation More from this funder
National Association of Pension Funds More from this funder
Rockefeller Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Twenty-first Century Society: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-23
Publication date:
2007-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-0152
ISSN:
1745-0144
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2005
Deposit date:
2008-06-02

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