economics economics  /ˌɛ kə ˈnɑ mɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management

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Usage(s):

  1. As Keynes might have put it: Keynesianism the theory of growth The New Economics.
  2. Britain was the cradle of both the industrial revolution and, with Adam Smith, the science of economics.
  3. And the candidate himself balances a lifelong devotion to progressive causes with what seems to be a pretty keen sense of the tradeoffs inherent in economics.

News

  1. MannKind to Present at Wells Fargo Securities Research & Economics 2013 Healthcare Conference

    VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD), focused on discovering, developing and commercializing treatments for diabetes, announced today that it will present at the Wells Fargo Securities Research & Economics 2013 Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 2:55 PM (ET) at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. Interested parties can access a link to the live ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Economics Program Mentors Minorities to Maturation

    Junior mentoring program at Duke helps minority faculty achieve high success in economics
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Duke University

  3. Is Behavioral Economics the Death of Living Wills?

    As a physician who conducts research on decision-making, I have been asked many times: What does behavioral economics teach us about the role of living wills in medical care? Famed behavioral economist Dick Thaler recently opined on this topic in the New York Times, stating his support for a ?requirement that all patients meet with their doctors or trained end-of-life counselors and prepare ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Forbes

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Quotes

  1. Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said: "Despite our best efforts, including raising our bid by roughly $5bn, Yahoo has not moved toward accepting our offer. After careful consideration, we believe the economics demanded by Yahoo do not...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "In life there are no guarantees; in economics there are no guarantees," Obama said, coughing and sniffling at times as he battled a cold he said he'd been fighting all week.
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. I guess when McCain said "The issue of economics is not something I've understood as well as I should," he wasn't kidding around.
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: John McCain Source: DemocracyArsenal.org (blog)

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