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economic

adjective cost effective, cost reducing, economical, labor saving, money saving, time saving, thrifty
Associated concepts: economic activity, economic condiiions, economic depression, economic groups, economic factors, economic interest, economic policy, economic seggegation, economic status, economic value
See also: commercial, fiscal, mercantile, pecuniary
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Yet, despite such a favorable external environment, and the direct boost from healthy commodity sales, Latin American economic growth averaged only 4 percent between 2002 and 2006.
Bernanke praised the "critical role of government policy in supporting, or at least permitting, global economic integration" by creating "the institutional framework supporting global trade, most importantly the World Trade Organization," but also "regional frameworks and agreements, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union's 'single market.
Although economic substance, business purpose and sham transaction represent three separate judicial doctrines, courts often meld them into a single theory when analyzing a particular transaction.
A case in point is the classic question of why masters owned slaves, where the competing interpretations before the work of Conrad and Meyer made any kind of coherent closure to the debate impossible until one first dealt with the question of whether slave holding made rational economic sense.
Favoring family means you tend to be dealing with people whose character you understand, whom you will deal with repeatedly in economic and non-economic contexts, and who have a moral loyalty to you because of the family connection.
The report, entitled World Trade Center Economic Recovery: Rebuilding the Economy of Lower Manhattan, focuses primarily on ESD's business outreach efforts, early economic recovery activity and the design and implementation of its business loan and grant programs.
From a traditional, capital-oriented perspective, economic profit equals the difference between return on investment (ROI) and cost of capital (COC), multiplied by invested capital (IC), such that:
He points out that no single theoretical account has satisfactorily explained the factors responsible for the remarkable rates of economic growth that have characterized the 19th and 20th centuries and transformed traditional economies in many parts of the world.
However, it does not automatically follow that the emergence of an economic community and integration brought peaceful qualities to the "old continent.
In the first comprehensive economic and community-impact study produced by CSUN, researchers found that from a state investment of about $164 million, the Northridge university has an impact on the local economy of up to $686 million a year.
international economic policy, it isn't merely historical amnesia but blatant ignorance and apathy that lie at the root of the severe uncertainty that plagues the U.
The people of the Middle East, and especially the young people, are yearning for greater economic opportunities;