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  3. Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Pros & Cons

    With President Obama securing fast track authority on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, ...
  4. 5 Eurozone Acronyms Explained

    Confused by all of the new acronyms used by the media to describe the European debt ...
  5. What Is The World Bank?

    You've heard of the World Bank, now find out how it functions and why some groups ...
  6. What Is The World Trade Organization?

    The WTO sets the global rules of trade. But what exactly does it do and why do so ...
  1. How do NGOs get funding?

    A non-governmental organization (NGO) is a non-profit, citizen-based group that functions independently of government. NGOs ...
Hot Definitions
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  6. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
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