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dis in sen tiv

  • n  a negative motivational influence

  • That may end up being a significant disincentive for giving.
  • The arguments against long-term handouts of food dependency, corruption, the disincentive effect, a tendency for outside shocks to be exaggerated in a country with little .
  • But of even greater concern to environmental advocates is that the change will see the disincentive to pollute wither away alongside the Superfund coffers.
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  • Relax--Obamacare's Employer Mandate Affects Few Businesses
    The Obama administration's decision Tuesday to give businesses with more than 50 employees another year to comply with a health insurance mandate has been ascribed to incompetence or politically motivated fear. Whatever the reasoning, though, it's not going to affect that many employers.The mandate was criticized for offering employers a hiring disincentive: Those with, say, 52 employees would ...
    July 3, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News

  • Erik Prince in International Herald Tribune
    The experience we've had would certainly be a disincentive to any other companies that want to step in and put their entire business at risk,company founder and CEO Erik Prince told The Associated Press during a daylong visit to the company's...
  • Jon Kyl in DailyFinance
    Continuing to pay people unemployment compensation is a disincentive for them to seek new work,Sen. Jon Kyl (D-AZ) said earlier this year.
  • Spencer Bachus in International Herald Tribune
    Fear of being sued by unhappy investors has served as powerful disincentive for mortgage services considering whether to modify a troubled borrower's mortgage,said Rep. Spencer Bachus, the committee's top Republican.

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