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1992

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The programme of the European Community (EC) aimed at unifying its internal market by 1992. The target was the elimination of all barriers to the movement of goods, people, and capital...

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A & M trust

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

Abbreviation for accumulation and maintenance trust. See discretionary trust; *18–25 trust.

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A. P. Usher

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History.

(1883–1965), American economic historian.

The Harvard scholar Abbott Payson Usher will be remembered chiefly for three major monographs: The History of the Grain Trade in France,...

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A1

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

A description of property or a person that is in the best condition. In marine insurance, before a vessel can be insured, it has to be inspected to check its condition. If it is “maintained...

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AAA

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Shorthand term (taken from the credit rating system) used informally to indicate top credit worthiness.

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aajir

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Islam).

The lessor in a risk-sharing transaction, a practice permitted under Islamic law (the shira). See ijara.

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Aaron Director

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(1901–2004)

Aaron Director was born in 1901 in Charterisk, in what is now Ukraine, late in 1901. He died at his home in Los Altos, California on 11 September 2004 ...

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A/B structure

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Description of a two-tranche transaction: the A tranche is usually in the form of senior debt, while the B tranche is subordinated. It is commonly used as a method of ...

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abandon

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Leaving an option to expire unexercised (cf. cabinet trade; exercise).

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abatement cost

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The cost of securing a reduction in pollution. The abatement cost can be quoted as a cost per unit or the total cost of achieving a given target. The marginal abatement cost should be...

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