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Accelerated Cost Recovery System

Accelerated Cost Recovery System (USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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2005
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Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
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87 words
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The depreciation schedules established for tax purposes by the Economic Recovery Act of 1981 and subsequently modified by the Tax

Accounting and Bookkeeping

Accounting and Bookkeeping   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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3,193 words
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Over the course of established human history, accounting information and business have had an interdependent relationship, in which each has

add-on interest rate

add-on interest rate (USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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2005
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Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
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84 words
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A method of calculating interest on amortizing loans, usually used with consumer credit, where the simple interest is calculated on

adjusted certificate of deposit rate

adjusted certificate of deposit rate (Banks; USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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2005
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Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
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82 words
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A method of pricing loans based on the rate for certificates of deposit (CD) and adjusting to reflect

Advertising

Advertising   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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4,107 words
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An old business adage declared that “It pays to advertise.” It also costs to advertise. Advertisers must invest something, whether

Agribusiness

Agribusiness   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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1,158 words
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In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it became clear that more and more activities once essential to agriculture

Agricola, Georgius

Agricola, Georgius   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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647 words
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(1494–1555), German physician and writer on mining and metallurgy

Known as the “father of metallurgy,” Agricola (Georg Bauer)

Agricultural Labor

Agricultural Labor   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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Agricultural labor takes place in a bewildering variety of ways. The list includes family farms, community cooperation, slave estates, feudal

Agricultural Rents

Agricultural Rents   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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When all the technicalities involving the economists' definitions are removed, agricultural rent seemingly becomes an easy and practical concept to

Agricultural Revolution

Agricultural Revolution   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
5,645 words
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This entry contains two subentries, dealing with the agricultural revolution in Europe and in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

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