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  Mixed economy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As it is unlikely that an economy will contain a perfectly even mix, mixed economies are usually noted as being skewed either towards either private ownership or public ownership, toward capitalism or socialism, or toward a market economy or command economy in varying degrees.
Social market economy is the economic policy of modern Germany that steers a middle path between socialism and liberalism and aims at maintaining a balance between a high rate of economic growth, low inflation, low levels of unemployment, good working conditions, public welfare and public services by using state intervention.
Private businesses produce most goods and services, and almost two-thirds of the nation's total economic output goes to individuals for personal use (the remaining one-third is bought by government and business).
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 The Ancient Economy
Hence, the application of economic theory to the ancient economy was at best a futile exercise and at worst a source of grave misunderstandings.
By "ancient economy" Finley had in mind only the economy of classical civilization -- i.e., of the Graeco-Roman area beginning roughly in the earlier first millennium BC.
Thus, the study of the ancient economy became an "academic battleground."2 As a result of this battle the influence of the Finley/Polanyi orthodoxy has unquestionably waned.3 At present the study of the ancient economy might be compared to a minefield, full of perils for the unsuspecting scholar.
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 United States - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
In this market-oriented economy, private individuals and business firms make most of the decisions, and the federal and state governments buy needed goods and services predominantly in the private marketplace.
In most states, all students must attend mandatory schooling starting with kindergarten, which children normally enter at age 5, and following through 12th grade, which is normally completed at age 18 (although in some states, students are permitted to drop out upon the age of 16 with the permission of their parents/guardians).
American colleges and universities range from highly competitive schools, both private (such as Harvard University, Columbia University, and Princeton University) and public (such as the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Virginia), to hundreds of local community colleges with open admission policies.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/n/i/United_States_09d4.html   (5935 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- United States
The economy is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, and rapid advances in technology.
The US has the largest and most technologically powerful economy in the world, with a per capita GDP of $37,800.
The response to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 showed the remarkable resilience of the economy.
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 28bertram.com - Credit Disputing Information Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
US Dollar AUD Canada Benchmark World Currencies See also known as a bank.
Private currencies are required to be easily recognizable.
M, Paper notes, coins are only satisfies items one unit or not dependent on bank gets deposited in category is a metal gold, as real time stock market, starting.
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 Beijing: Economy and Transportation
Related content from HighBeam Research on: Beijing: Economy and Transportation
Beijing and the development of dual central business districts.(Geographical Record)
Alleviating motion sickness: transportation privatization trends in developing countries.(Privatization: Political and Economic Challenges)...
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