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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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
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
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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
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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
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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
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Social sciences, Economics
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3,074 words
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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
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Social sciences, Economics
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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.

Agricultural Risk Management

Agricultural Risk Management   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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7,836 words
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This entry contains three subentries, a historical overview and discussions of technological price stabilization and storage.

Agricultural Wages

Agricultural Wages   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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3,699 words
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Agricultural wages constitute the payments needed to secure labor when that labor is obtained in some kind of market. Wages

Agriculture

Agriculture   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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25,291 words
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This entry contains six subentries; a historical overview and discussions of technological change; main tools and implements; agricultural

Air Transportation

Air Transportation   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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7,793 words
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This entry contains three subentries, a historical overview and discussions of technological change and industrial organization and regulation.

alpha coefficient

alpha coefficient   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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2018
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Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
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112 words
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A measure of the return on a share compared to the expected return on shares with a similar *beta coefficient...

American Indian Economies

American Indian Economies   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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10,159 words
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This entry contains five subentries, an overview and discussions of Inca, Aztec, Maya, and indigenous North American

Amsterdam

Amsterdam   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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1,214 words
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constitutional capital and largest city (pop. 1 million) of the Netherlands, a major port that is joined to the North

Animal and Livestock Diseases

Animal and Livestock Diseases   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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2,051 words
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The economic importance of animal disease cannot be underestimated, for the losses to farmers down the centuries have been immense.

Animal Husbandry

Animal Husbandry   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
2,495 words
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Domesticated animals today outnumber the ancestral creatures from which they were first tamed, and their existence is a major expression,

annual equivalent

annual equivalent   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
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145 words
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The yield on a bond that pays interest more than once a year, presented as an annual figure. Used, for

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