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  The Association of Private Enterprise Education
The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) is an association of teachers and scholars from colleges and universities, public policy institutes, and industry with a common interest in studying and supporting the system of private enterprise.
The mission of The Association of Private Enterprise Education is to put into action accurate and objective understandings of private enterprise.
Private enterprise is part and parcel of daily life for hundreds of millions of people in scores of nations around the world.
www.apee.org   (698 words)

  Capitalism -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
For example, the enterprise may buy or (A regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property) rent a piece of land and a building; it may buy machinery and hire workers ((Click link for more info and facts about labor-power) labor-power), or the capitalist may provide the labor himself.
Private property was embraced in some earlier systems legal systems such as in ancient Rome, but protection of these rights was sometimes difficult, especially since Rome had no police.
They believe that private ownership of the means of production enriches capitalists (owners of (A seat of government) capital) at the expense of workers without necessarily having to work themselves ("the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer"), and that this is the cause of social ills.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/capitalism.htm   (7911 words)

 RFC 1597 (rfc1597) - Address Allocation for Private Internets
Because private addresses have no global meaning, routing information about private networks shall not be propagated on inter-enterprise links, and packets with private source or destination addresses should not be forwarded across such links.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Private Address Space The obvious advantage of using private address space for the Internet at large is to conserve the globally unique address space by not using it where global uniqueness is not required.
Enterprises themselves also enjoy a number of benefits from their usage of private address space: They gain a lot of flexibility in network design by having more address space at their disposal than they could obtain from the globally unique pool.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1597.html   (2098 words)

 Federal Transit Administration - Private Enterprise Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Private sector operators are important for the delivery of transportation services in every community, in their role as either direct providers of services they choose to offer the public, or as contractors who deliver public transportation or specialized transportation services.
Private providers may be uniquely qualified to serve these potential customers by providing access and circulator services connecting activity centers such as major employers, health care facilities, shopping centers, and government offices to the larger regional transit authorities.
Federal requirements for private sector participation in the transportation planning work in metropolitan rural areas are clear and specific, and an expression of interest or discussion of the issues may serve to address the problems.
www.fta.dot.gov /legal/16720_ENG_HTML.htm   (3654 words)

 Private Enterprise Money
These are usually the marginal enterprisers who, being on the outer fringes of the banking perimeter, must default to their banks (which are usually the smaller banks) thus forcing them also into bankruptcy.
The private enterprise system is merely a football that is kicked by banker or government and the goal posts are cycles of one type or another.
They, as well as private citizens, are victims of a system that could not work to the benefit of the state and industry even if the law makers and administrators were endowed with the wisdom of a Solomon and the virtues of a saint.
www.wepin.com /Review/PEM/HowMoneyDominates.html   (5301 words)

 USAID: Private Enterprise Development
A.I.D.'s private enterprise policy is intimately related to the need to conduct our programs in an environment of policy dialogue with the host country.
The overriding intent of A.I.D.'s private enterprise policy is to promote the establishment of a climate conducive to LDC private sector activity; it is not intended primarily to finance the establishment of individual business entities per se.
Therefore, the mere use of a U.S. private firm should not be construed to mean that the project is a private enterprise promotion project in the sense of meeting A.I.D.'s policy objectives.
www.usaid.gov /policy/ads/200/private_enterprise/pe_policy.html   (892 words)

 Private Enterprise Money - Introductory.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Thus private enterprise becomes truly private, and money is transformed from being a tool of politics and finance to a utility for mass distribution of mass production of goods and services.
Since private enterprise is the sole backer of money, simple logic dictates that it should be the sole issuer.
This is a challenge and a bid for private enterprise to vindicate its philosophy and perfect its operation and thus assure its triumph in its issue with collectivism.
www.wealth4freedom.com /money/ecr-pem/intro.htm   (4562 words)

 RFC 1918 (rfc1918) - Address Allocation for Private Internets
In order to use private address space, an enterprise needs to determine which hosts do not need to have network layer connectivity outside the enterprise in the foreseeable future and thus could be classified as private.
Once one commits to using a private address, one is committing to renumber part or all of an enterprise, should one decide to provide IP connectivity between that part (or all of the enterprise) and the Internet.
If an enterprise uses the private address space, or a mix of private and public address spaces, then DNS clients outside of the enterprise should not see addresses in the private address space used by the enterprise, since these addresses would be ambiguous.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1918.html   (2670 words)

 El Salvador - Interest Groups
Most economic issues usually found the private enterprise organizations aligned on one side and labor and peasant organizations on the other, with the Duarte government somewhere in between, attempting to mediate between the two blocs.
The private enterprise organizations, particularly the coffee growers' associations, opposed agrarian reform from its inception in 1980.
The agendas of the PDC and the private sector were too divergent, however, and attitudes generally were hardened between the two as economic conditions failed to improve and the insurgency ground on interminably.
countrystudies.us /el-salvador/80.htm   (569 words)

 The Losing Struggle to Save Private Enterprise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
In The Past Few Years, there have been several rescue efforts by prominent business executives to "save the private enterprise system." It is becoming obvious to many business leaders that complete government control of the business system lies dead ahead unless something is done to change the present trend.
The several current attempts to rescue private enterprise are well-intentioned, but it will be a major miracle if the rush toward government control is slowed, let alone stopped.
The most serious error businessmen make in defending private enterprise is in failing to demonstrate that free choice is possible only where there is a free market place.
www.libertyhaven.com /theoreticalorphilosophicalissues/economics/freeenterpriseandentrepreneurship/losing.html   (2489 words)

 IFC Sub-Saharan Africa - Private Enterprise Partnership for Africa
IFC Sub-Saharan Africa - Private Enterprise Partnership for Africa
The IFC Private Enterprise Partnership for Africa was established in 2005 to stimulate private sector growth.
It establishes partnerships with donors, governments, and the private sector to design and deliver technical assistance programs and advisory services that improve the investment climate, mobilize private sector investment, and enhance the competitiveness of small- and medium-sized businesses.
www.ifc.org /ifcext/africa.nsf/Content/PEPAFRICA   (128 words)

 Private Enterprise in Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Kristina is a member of the fairly large, struggling class of private entrepreneurs who have survived decades of Communist rule in Poland, the land of eternal contradictions.
These small, private enterprises provide over half the food consumed by Poles, and create islands of entrepreneurial activity in the midst of the numbing regulations of socialism.
They were immediately offered jobs in the private sector that would have paid three to four times what they earned in the steelworks.
www.self-gov.org /freeman/8905sall.html   (1862 words)

 About Us | Private Enterprise Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Private enterprise serves as the primary engine of economic growth throughout the world.
While the percentage of private businesses in the economies of NIS countries has grown significantly over the past decade, this transition is not yet complete.
The Eurasia Foundation's private enterprise development program supports projects that meet these needs, specifically by improving business practices, increasing access to capital, and reducing legal and regulatory barriers to business development.
www.eurasia-rfe.org /html/en/About/index2.htm   (378 words)

 Aljazeera.Net - China's private-enterprise blues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Although the private sector now accounts for some 70% of today's annual industrial output value, 80% of all investment funds find their way into the ailing state sector as the government tries to prop up failing industries in a bid to stave off higher unemployment.
Zhang was involved last year in a major courtroom battle featuring a prominent private businessman who used employees' savings illegally - but with their consent - as a source of investment.
At present, their control over banks lending and financial activities towards the private sector are not the principles of a market economy," he said.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/DED36F90-7A6E-4743-9135-9BC7AF804B28.htm   (1305 words)

 Starship Private Enterprise (washingtonpost.com)
The 90-minute early morning flight was heralded by the space plane's inventor, Burt Rutan, and his financial backer, billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen, as the dawn of a new age in commercial space travel.
Many astronauts and military pilots, supported by governments in the United States and abroad, have reached the altitude of space over the last half-century, and a number of civilians have flown aboard the space shuttle and Russian spacecraft.
Gallery: Photos from the flight of the first privately financed spacecraft that flew to the outer edge of the Earth's atmosphere over California's Mojave desert.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A58996-2004Jun21.html   (675 words)

 The Military Industrial Firm Private Enterprise Revised
Private industry could lose its claim to being the driving force of the recovery in both industry and the economy in general.
Such an enterprise, if it is truly private, exercises a substantial degree of control over the decisions that really count: what to make, how to make it, how much to make, at what price, and with whose monetary investment to make it.
In private conversation, the practitioners often show that they are aware of it and are not hesitant to voice their profound dissatisfaction and frustration at not being able to use what they learned as engineers in any meaningful way.
www.cato.org /pubs/pas/pa029.html   (8167 words)

 The Association of Private Enterprise Education - Officers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Private enterprise, on the other hand, often sees profit opportunities where needs exist and has an incentive to do things right.
The private sector has found ways to privately provide many goods including: education, healthcare, relief for the poor, environmental amenities, roads, money, security, and much more.
Among the topics that presenters may wish to address are the role of economic institutions and the rule of law, analysis of private versus public regulation, the role of markets and property rights, the state of the economics profession, public choice, and political philosophy.
www.apee.org /callforpapers.html   (406 words)

 Combating Corruption
Yet, corruption is not simply a problem of corrupt government officials – the private sector (the supply-side of corruption) also shares responsibility for the corrupt practices that weaken economies and is a victim of the higher and unpredictable transaction costs that come with corruption.
On July 12, 2001, the Heritage Foundation, the Center for International Private Enterprise, and the Center for the Study of Democracy (Sofia, Bulgaria) held a policy briefing at the United States Chamber of Commerce.
The negative impact of corruption on the private sector have in many countries forced what would be legitimate business into the informal economy, leaving a smaller business sector to shoulder the tax burden.
www.cipe.org /programs/corruption   (856 words)

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For the purposes of this memo, an enterprise is an entity autonomously operating a network using TCP/IP and in particular determining the addressing plan and address assignments within that network.
When such an enterprise later connects to the Internet, it could potentially create very Rekhter, Moskowitz, Karrenberg & de Groot [Page 4] RFC 1597 Address Allocation for Private Internets March 1994 serious problems, as IP routing cannot provide correct operations in presence of ambiguous addressing.
This ensures that information about private hosts does not reach resolvers and nameservers outside the enterprise.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1597.txt   (2173 words)

 The Progressives’ 100 Years War
According to that encyclopedia, private enterprise was oppressing society, creating monopolies, and creating general mayhem, so some farsighted individuals organized themselves to protest these horrible conditions and to create alternative economic and political mechanisms.
Private firms, if not regulated by an aggressive, all-intrusive state, will foist dangerous, unneeded goods and services upon unsuspecting consumers.
And while progressives like to think of consumers as hapless victims of private enterprise, they also tend to think of the typical person as someone operating on automatic pilot, engaged in "mindless consumerism" who cannot be trusted to make even the simplest of important decisions regarding their own lives.
www.lewrockwell.com /anderson/anderson48.html   (2021 words)

 Private enterprise "Govi"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Private enterprise "Govi" is working succesfully in the international market within ten years
The enterprise is a producer and exporter of feather and down of home water-fowls, meat and subproducts of geese.
During work of the enterprise communications with facilities which are engaged in cultivation of geese are adjusted, we deliver him breeding incubatory eggs, and also we prepare from them and other subjects of enterprise activity a feather and down of a domestic bird.
www.govi.com.ua /index_en.php   (118 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions - ADB.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
A strong private sector is the key to sustainable, rapid growth in developing countries.
A combined private-government enterprise may be eligible, provided the majority of its equity is privately owned and the enterprise is controlled by private investors.
We sometimes consider private industries and agribusiness if they are connected with core capital markets or infrastructure sectors, and have special economic merit.
www.adb.org /privatesector/operations/faq.asp   (1226 words)

 The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
The Journal of Private Enterprise is published by The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE).
There is also a popular, regular section of the Journal devoted to educational notes; short accounts of innovations in teaching topics in private enterprise of interest to Journal readers.
Subscriptions to The Journal of Private Enterprise are included as part of the membership dues of The Association of Private Enterprise Education.
www.apee.org /journal.html   (450 words)

 How Private Individuals Created Modern Japan
Even if government enterprises had been successful, they were too small to warrant the generous attention they've received in historical accounts of the Meiji period.
The government tried "targeting" private firms for subsidies, on the theory this would help spur economic development, but here again success required knowledge which was beyond the capacity of a few officials to master, regardless how smart they were.
He was astonished at the dynamic private sector which he believed was the key to prosperity.
www.libertystory.net /LSBIGSTORIESMODERNJAPAN.htm   (5378 words)

 AllRefer.com - Japan - Private Enterprise | Japanese Information Resource
The engine of Japanese economic growth has been private initiative and enterprise, together with strong support and guidance from the government and from labor.
The most numerous enterprises were single proprietorships, of which there were more than 4 million in the late 1980s.
While market forces determined the course of the vast majority of enterprise activities, adjustments in the allocation of bank credit and the formation of cartels favored the reemergence of conglomerate groupings.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/japan/japan142.html   (1126 words)

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