By Phyllis Deane, Jessica Kuper

ISBN-10: 0203990277

ISBN-13: 9780203990278

ISBN-10: 0415002346

ISBN-13: 9780415002349

A useful paintings which serves as an advent to the topic and as a reference for all those that have to stay up to date with fiscal pondering.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Lexicon of Economics (Social Science Lexicons) PDF

Best dictionaries & thesauruses books

The American Heritage Book of English Usage: A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English

For the 1st time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have utilized their efforts to observe utilization as its personal topic. the result's this useful advisor that comes with chapters on grammar, sort, diction, gender, social teams, pronunciation, notice formation, technology phrases, and an issue and a note index.

Power Quotes

During this easy-to-use and fun-to-read choice of greater than 4,000 charges, politicians and philosophers, poets and clergymen, CEOs and comedians all proportion their perspectives on management and liberty, treason and triumph, sacrifice and scandal, chance and uprising, weak spot and struggle, and different affaires politiques.

Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Croatia (Historical Dictionaries of Europe)

The Republic of Croatia is among the new nations that resulted from the cave in of the previous Yugoslavia. To its personal humans, in spite of the fact that, it's a very previous kingdom with a long-awaited probability to forge a kingdom. during this revised variation, the writer is helping readers to appreciate what occurred to Croatia and why, and the present prestige of the divided nation greater than 10 years after it grew to become a brand new nation.

Animal Patents: The Legal, Economic and Social Issues

Following the USA Patent Office's declaration in 1987 that it considers animals "to be patentable subject material in the scope" of patent legislation, there was massive around the world debate in this topic. This paintings contains the complaints of the Animal Patents Symposium held at Cornell collage, united states, on December 5-6, 1988, geared up by means of the editor of this paintings.

Extra info for A Lexicon of Economics (Social Science Lexicons)

Example text

Pincus, J. (1967), Trade, Aid and Development, New York. Antitrust Legislation Capitalist economies rely primarily on free markets to allocate resources efficiently and make suppliers responsive to consumer preferences. If individual businesses or combinations of suppliers (cartels) are able to restrict output and raise prices, resources will be misallocated and consumer choice may be limited. For these reasons, most countries with free market economies have some form of law or regulation aimed at preventing or curbing undue exercise of monopoly power.

The measures that have been imposed on banks include control of their interest rates, primary and secondary requirements on holdings of reserves with the central bank and of government securities, limitation of the amount of credit extended, and control over the direction of credit. Many of these measures built on constraints that the banks had previously observed on their own initiative for prudential reasons. Banking is a business that depends completely on the confidence of the public, and for the most part banks have always been very careful not to endanger that confidence.

Under Article 85 of the Treaty of Rome, all agreements and concerted practices restricting competition within the common market are prohibited as ‘incompatible with the common market’, and Article 86 prohibits ‘any abuse by one or more undertakings of a dominant position within the common market…’. At first sight these provisions look similar to the clear rules of law of the Sherman Act and they are enforced by decisions of the European Court. There are, however, significant differences. Article 85(3) provides that agreements may be exempted from the general prohibition where they promote technical or economic progress and do not affect competition unduly.

Download PDF sample

A Lexicon of Economics (Social Science Lexicons) by Phyllis Deane, Jessica Kuper


by John
4.4

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 42 votes