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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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8,074 words
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This entry contains five subentries, a historical overview and discussions of control of prices, of quantity, of quality ...

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
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5,497 words

Richard Hoftstadter once noted that America, the land of the trusts, is also the land of antitrust. Similarly, a ...

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
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24,931 words
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[This entry contains five subentries, an overview of regulation in United States law and discussion of agriculture, securities, telecommunications, and ...

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
245 words

Broadly, the creation of formal standards and codes of conduct for private enterprise and behavior—generally by government. Although state ...

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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2005

Rules governing the behaviour and activities of firms or individuals. See capital adequacy; compliance; Securities and Exchange Commission ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,511 words

Regulation refers to legal rules which seek to steer the behaviour of mainly private citizens and companies but also of ...

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