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Open Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957

Edith Abbott (1876-1957) was born in Grand Island, Nebraska. She was one of the first women in America to earn a doctoral degree. In 1924, she became

Open Accounting

Keeping records of business transactions, including summaries of assets and liabilities. The first examples of writing, and hence the first historical

Allais, Maurice (1911 - 2010)

French economist who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1988 for his contributions to the concept of efficiency in the use of resources via the

American Fur Company

John Jacob Astor founded the American Fur Company in 1808 in an attempt to compete with other large fur trading companies, such as the North West

Open Arms transfers
Arms transfers

Sale of conventional weapons, such as tanks, combat aircraft, and related technology, from a manufacturing country to another nation. Arms exports are

Open Arrow, Kenneth Joseph, 1921-
Arrow, Kenneth Joseph, 1921-

US economist. With French-born US economist Gerard Debreu he developed the first rigorous proof of the existence of general equilibrium in a


Regional alliance formed in Bangkok in 1967 to promote regional peace, social and cultural development, and economic growth. It took over the


During the French Revolution, a bond issued by the Constituent Assembly on the security of the confiscated landed property of the clergy. The object

Open Auctions

Sale of goods or property in public to the highest bidder. There are usually conditions of sale by which all bidders are bound. Long-established world

Open Auditing

examination and statement of accounts and of other documents connected with accounts by persons who have had no part in their preparation. Systems of