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22 Topic Pages Found in Economics and starting with the letter P
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Pareto, Vilfredo (1848 - 1923)

Italian economist and political philosopher who began his career as a liberal but ended it as an early fascist. His two important books on economics

Paterson, William (1658 - 1719)

1658–1719, British financier. By the time of the Glorious Revolution (1688–89, which he supported), he had acquired considerable wealth and influence

Penrose, Edith Elura Tilton (1914 - 1996)

Edith Penrose was born on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on 15 November 1914. She died at Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire in October 1996. She attended

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Pension

periodic payments to one who has retired from work because of age or disability. Pensions, originally thought of as charity, are now viewed as an

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Petroleum industry and trade

the business of discovering oil ( petroleum ), extracting it from the ground, refining it into a variety of products, and distributing it to the

Pigou, Arthur Cecil (1877 - 1959)

English economist and professor of political economy at Cambridge University from 1908 to 1943. Pigou is best known for his authoritative statement of

Polanyi, Michael (1891 - 1976)

Place : Hungary Subject : biography, chemistry Hungarian-born British physical chemist, particularly noted for his contributions to reaction kinetics.

poor law

English system for relief for the poor, established by the Poor Relief Act of 1601. Each parish was responsible for its own poor, paid for by a parish

Porter, Michael E. (1947 - )

1947 Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1969 Received BSE in aeronautical engineering from Princeton University. 1971 Received MBA from Harvard Business

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poultry

Domestic birds such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese. They were domesticated for meat and eggs by early farmers in China, Europe, Egypt, and the