Anya Ulinich

Anya Ulinich is the author of two novels, Petropolis and Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Zoetrope: All-Story, n+1, and PEN America Journal. Ulinich holds an MFA from the University of California, Davis, and has taught writing at NYU and Gotham Writer’s Workshop. She lives in Brooklyn.

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  1. 1979 energy crisis
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    1979 energy crisis

    The 1979 energy crisis in the U.S. was an event of widespread panic about gasoline shortages after Iranian Revolution.
  2. Economic Justice
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    Economic Justice

    Economic justice is a component of social justice. It's a set of moral principles for building economic institutions, the ultimate goal of which is to create an opportunity for each person to create a ...
  3. Lean Enterprise
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    Lean Enterprise

    A production and management philosophy that considers any part of the enterprise which does not directly add value to the final product to be superfluous.
  4. International Finance Corporation
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    International Finance Corporation

    The International Finance Corporation is an organization dedicated to promoting the economic advancement of developing countries. It provides investment and asset management services to encourage the development ...
  5. Charging Bull
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    Charging Bull

    Charging Bull is a bronze sculpture by artist Arturo Di Modica that stands near Wall Street in Downtown Manhattan. The 7,100 lb charging bull, a forceful allegory of market optimism, has become the symbol ...
  6. Robo-advisor (robo-adviser)
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    Robo-advisor (robo-adviser)

    Definition of Robo Financial Advisers
  7. Six Sigma certification
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    Six Sigma certification

    Six Sigma Certification is a process of verification of an individual's command of the Six Sigma methods and techniques using a "Belt" classification.
  8. Benchmark Crude Oil
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    Benchmark Crude Oil

    Benchmark crude oil is crude oil that serves as a pricing reference, making it easier for sellers and buyers to determine the prices of multitude of crude oil varieties and blends.
  9. Lean Six Sigma
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    Lean Six Sigma

    Lean Six Sigma is a managerial approach that combines Six Sigma methods and tools and the lean manufacturing/lean enterprise philosophy, striving to eliminate waste of physical resources, time, effort ...
  10. Society of Actuaries (SOA)
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    Society of Actuaries (SOA)

    The SOA is a professional organization for actuaries in the U.S., Canada and abroad.
  11. Ltd. (Limited)
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    Ltd. (Limited)

    An abbreviation of "limited," Ltd. is a suffix that follows the name of a company, indicating that it's a private limited company - a kind of incorporation available under British and Irish, ...
  12. BHD (Berhad)
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    BHD (Berhad)

    The suffix Bhd. is an abbreviation of a Malay word "berhad," which means "private." An equivalent of Ltd.(which is used in Britain, U.S., etc.), Bhd. is used to indicate a private limited ...
  13. AG (Aktiengesellschaft)
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    AG (Aktiengesellschaft)

    AG is an abbreviation of Aktiengesellschaft, which is a German term for a public limited company — a company whose shares are offered to the general public and traded on a public stock exchange, ...
  14. GmbH
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    GmbH

    GmbH is an abbreviation of the German phrase Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, which means "company with limited liability." It's a suffix used after a private limited company's ...
  15. PT (Perseroan Terbatas)
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    PT (Perseroan Terbatas)

    An acronym for Perseroan Terbatas, which is Limited Liability Company in Indonesia. "Limited liability" means that if the company becomes insolvent or goes into debt, its investors are only liable ...
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