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    Economic Crisis

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    Stabilization in the Wake of Economic Crisis Perhaps the most significant reason Pittsburgh was able to recover from the collapse of steel was the decision, made early on by city officials and local developers, to seek out new industries rather than cling to the vestiges of the old. Beginning in 1981, the Allegheny Conference (ACC), a non-profit coalition of local business and political leaders, made economic diversification their primary goal. The conference established a committee whose sole

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    is the meaning of crisis and economic recessions? Business Dictionary is defining crisis as “a situation in witch an economy experiences a sudden downtown brought on by a financial crisis” (BusinessDictionary.com, 2014). The major sign of an economic crisis is the falling of GDP, the drying up of liquidity and rising or falling of prices generated by inflation or deflation. One form of economic crisis is the recession. The National Bureau of Economic Research is defining economic recessions as "a

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    The economic crisis of 1857 was a financial fear in the United States, and the worst economic downfall in 20 years. The continuous failure of businesses and banks created a panic in the overall economic recession. As many as 5,000 businesses failed and unemployment was on a rise. Americans panicked because there was a loss of confidence in an Ohio financial institution. Additionally, the railroads begin to fail and there was a fear that the U.S. Government would not be able to pay its obligations

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    A Cultural Problem, an Economic Crisis

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    In the past two years, Western society has experienced what many of its leaders have called the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. At the very least, it has been the worst period of instability that our younger generations have ever seen in their lifetimes. But unlike other financial crises that have largely been triggered by external forces, such as the oil embargoes of the 1970’s, this latest one was a product of our own internal policies and practices; even more so, of our cultural

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    Europe Economic Crisis

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    ISSN 0379-0991 Economic Crisis in Europe: Causes, Consequences and Responses EUROPEAN ECONOMY 7|2009 EUROPEAN COMMISSION The European Economy series contains important reports and communications from the Commission to the Council and the Parliament on the economic situation and developments, such as the Economic forecasts, the annual EU economy review and the Public finances in EMU report. Subscription terms are shown on the back cover and details on how to obtain the list of sales agents

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    The economic crisis has brought about a transformation in international organization, signaling a break with the established system of foundation for managing world liaison. While at the first of the crisis, measures taken appeared ad hoc or temporary, the decision at the Pittsburgh Elevation in September 20 09 to institutionalize the Chemical group of 20 leaders ’ summit reflects a marked shift in the locus of leadership. New players, new meeting place and new issues have moved to the center of

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    Argentina had a great economic crisis since the end of 1998 until 2002. The country fell in a big national and foreign debt in years before which caused big inflation. Governments were changing a lot, and one of the tries to fix the problem was fixed exchange with the US dollar. The IMF didn't recognize this as a mistake and continued to give loans to Argentina with this strategy. The strategy was proven to be completely wrong later on. As per IMF (2004), "IMF surveillance failed to highlight the

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    2008 Economic Crisis

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    investment banks collapsed in 2008, it indicated that an economic crisis began. This economic crisis became the largest one since the 1930s. As a result, economic growth rates dropped in most parts of the world. More over, job losses dramatically increased and income amounts took a significant dive. On the other hand, the wealth of the top 1 percent increased dramatically, bringing with it significant social inequality and issues. An issue with the crisis of 2008 is whether it ended globalization, as we

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    Obama Economic Crisis

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    his first priorities after getting into office was to tackle the financial crisis. His stimulus package and some of the carryover from the Bush administration pushed money into the economy when it was needed the most. His auto bailout gave manufacturing a lifeline (GM, Chrysler, Ford), and his support for credit starved banks, slowed down the spread of subprime contagion. Even though some believe he did not make the economic life better in his first four years in office, he certainly prevented it from

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    because of unpredicted foreign exchange earnings from oil exports - that came to end in an economic and political crisis, producing a series of changes during the eighties and nineties that, far from solving the basic problems of poverty and inequality, seems to be the cause of even more new conflicts. It is a long list of problems that include poverty, unemployment, informal commerce, various forms of crime, drug trafficking, smuggling, emigration of Mexicans to the United States, capital flight

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