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Subsidies is a member of the word family subsidy, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Subsidies a.k.a. Subsidy: A subsidy is a form of financial or in kind support extended to an economic sector generally with the aim of promoting economic and social policy. Although commonly extended from Government, the term subsidy can relate to any type of support - for example from NGOs or implicit subsidies. Subsidies come in various forms including: direct and indirect.

  • also known as 補貼

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Google previewTectonic Shift (2006)

The Geoeconomic Realignment of Globalizing Markets by Jagdish N Sheth, Rajendra S Sisodia

Removing such subsidies is an extremely important step that all countries have to undertake. There is clear distinction between acceptable incentives and unacceptable subsidies. Acceptable incentives are those designed to move the market ...

Google previewClimate Policy and the Recovery (2009)

by Mr. Michael Keen, Benjamin Jones

The recent commitment by G-20 members to eliminate subsidies is an important step, both in itself and as an example for others. D. Lessons for Instrument Design Recent experiences may also carry lessons for the choice of carbon pricing ...

Google previewEnvironmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia (2014)

by Timothy C. Haab Ph.D., John C. Whitehead

Subsidies can be used for both positive and negative externalities. For positive externalities (e.g., research and development for energy technologies), the subsidy is levied per unit of the externality. For negative externalities (e.g., pollution), ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. (Two volume set) (2010)

by Kenneth A. Reinert, Ramkishen S. Rajan, Amy Joycelyn Glass, Lewis S. Davis

The Blue Box contained subsidies that were tied to supply control programs: such subsidies were re- gardedaslessobviouslyoutput-increasing.Therewas no reduction obligation for Blue Box policies, but such subsidies were restricted to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Politics (1907)

Comprising Accounts of Political Parties, Measures and Men, and Explanations of the Constitution, Divisions and Practical Workings of the Government, Together with Political Phrases, Familiar Names of Persons and Places, Noteworthy Sayings, Party Platforms, Etc., Etc by Everit Brown, Albert Strauss

" Subsidies are direct pecuniary encouragement given by the government to private enterprises, especially for purposes of transportation.

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, 3 Volume Set (2015)

by Gianpietro Mazzoleni

Many countries also implemented subsidies for commercial media. Scholars usually distinguish between direct and indirect as well as between general and selective measures. Direct subsidies refer to a direct payment to media organizations, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

While this custom continued, convocations were wont to sit aa frequently as parliament: but the last subsidies, thus given By the clergy, were those confirmed by statute 15-Gar. II. c. 10. since which another method of taxation has generally ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Subsidies became the cornerstone of American agricultural policy in the 1930s. Net farm incomes had fallen drastically in the Great Depression, and the solution, according to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was to limit production as a way to ...

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Our existing media system today is the direct result of government laws and subsidies that created it. (Robert McChesney)
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Scrabble value of S1U1B3S1I1D2I1E1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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