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16 Topic Pages Found in Business, Finance & Economics and starting with the letter L
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Lagos Escobar, Ricardo (1938 - )

Chilean centre-left economist and politician, president 2000–06. A leading opposition figure during General Augusto Pinochet 's 1974–90 military

Open laissez-faire

( lĕs´´ā fâr' ) [Fr.,=leave alone], in economics and politics, doctrine that an economic system functions best when there is no interference by

Laker, Freddie

English airline entrepreneur and founder of Laker Airways. Laker pioneered cheap transatlantic travel with his ‘Skytrain’ service. Its collapse in

Law, John (1671 - 1729)

1671–1729, Scottish financier in France, b. Edinburgh. After killing a man in a duel (1694) he fled to Amsterdam, where he studied banking. Returning

Open Leadership

Leadership is generally a process whereby a person influences others to accomplish a set of goals or objectives within an organization. Leadership and

Leeson, Nick (1967 - )

English derivatives trader, who was responsible for the collapse in 1995 of London's oldest merchant bank, Baring Brothers , which was subsequently

Lefevre, Edwin (1871 - 1943)

1871 Born in Colon, Colombia. 1901 Publication of Wall Street Stories . 1905 Publication of Golden Flood . 1907 Publication of Sampson Rock of Wall

Leontief, Wassily (1906 - 1999)

Russian-born US economist whose entire life has been devoted to the development and refinement of a single technical tool, input–output analysis,

Lewis, William Arthur (1915 - 1991)

British economist. His Theory of Economic Growth (1955) was one of the first textbooks in the post-war era to explore the problems of the developing

Open liability

in law, an obligation of one party to another, usually to compensate financially. It is a fundamental aspect of tort law, although liability may also