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Economics

ek' o nom' iks, the science of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services

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International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund
is a specialized agency of the United Nations that seeks to help its 188 member nations achieve economic growth, high employment, and improved standards of living. Its members cooperate to stabilize exchange rates among their currencies and to maintain exchange arrangements.
Paul Adolph Volcker
Paul Adolph Volcker
is best known for being Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from August 6, 1979 to August 11, 1987. During his tenure at "The Fed," inflation was lowered from a high of 13.5% in 1981 to a low of 3.2% in 1983.
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History of Economics
History of Economics (General)

The Americas
Economic History and Conditions: The Americas

Asia
Economic History and Conditions: Asia

Economic History and Conditions: Europe
Economic History and Conditions: Europe

Accounting and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Bookkeeping
the organizing, maintaining, and auditing of financial records

Advertising
Advertising
the action of calling something to the attention of the public, especially by paid announcements

Agricultural Industries
Agricultural Industries

Banking
Banking
the business of receiving, lending, exchanging, and safeguarding money and, in some cases, issuing notes and transacting other financial business

Commerce: United States
Commerce: United States

Department Stores
Department Stores, Mail Order Businesses, Supermarkets, Covenience Stores

Foreign Exchange
Foreign Exchange
the process by which people in different countries pay each other by exchanging different types of money

Industry
Industry (General)
the aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises

Investment
Investment
to put money to use in something offering profitable returns

Labor
Labor
productive activity, especially for economic gain

Manufacturing Industries
Manufacturing Industries

Mechanical Industries
Mechanical Industries

Mineral Industries
Mineral Industries

Miscellaneous Industries
Miscellaneous Industries

Public Finance: United States

Revenue and Taxation
Revenue and Taxation

Shopping Centers and Malls
Shopping Centers and Malls

Transportation and Communication
Transportation and Communication
the business of conveying people, goods, etc.

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