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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.
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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by Nicholas Barr
The problem with price subsidies is that they frequently hurt the very people they are intended to help. Access is harmed in several ways. First, student living standards are inadequate because the total of loan and parental contribution remains ...
by Mr. Benedict J. Clements, Mr. Hugo Rodríguez, Mr. Gerd Schwartz
A particular concern about extensive government subsidies is that they may easily become “unproductive” in the sense that a much lower level of government expenditure would yield the same aggregate social benefit but at a much lower cost, ...
by Andrew T. Carswell
Supply-side subsidies provide assistance to producers or suppliers. Supply-side housing subsidies go to the suppliers of housing, such as home builders or landlords. They are sometimes called object subsidies and contrasted with subject ...
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), ...
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 ...
A - I by Deen K. Chatterjee
Subsidies are also called subventions, especially when a government subsidizes a public utility that is running a deficit. In all cases subsidies are ...
by Raj Bhala
TRAFFIC LIGHT SYSTEM A term associated with the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM Agreement) to differentiate among Prohibited, Actionable, and Non-Actionable subsidies. Specifically, subsidies are ...
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
Environmental Change and Human Society by Andrew Goudie, David J. Cuff
Subsidies for various types of human activity can be useful. They can overcome deficiencies of the marketplace, they can support disadvantaged segments of society, and they can promote environmentally friendly technologies. But there are ...
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 ...
A Lexicon of Economics (2005)
by Phyllis Deane, Professor of Economic History Phyllis Deane, Jessica Kuper
Subsidies are negative taxes which may be put on consumption goods or investment goods or factor services. Specific examples include subsidies on welfare goods and housing, accelerated depreciation provisions for investment, ...
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- Airlines - subsidies
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- Living With Subsidies
Its hard not to walk around Ottawa without reminders that it's subsidized by poor shmucks making $20 k a year all over the country.
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- The Unintended Consequences of Corn Subsidies
Children of the Corn was a cautionary tale about ethanol policies.
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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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