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Finance is the study of money and how it is used. Specifically, it deals with the questions of how an individual, company or government acquires the money needed - called capital in the company context - and how they then spend or invest that money.

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Organizations relating to Finance

Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center / Kingston RI, USA / Est. 1989
Hire Association Europe / Solihull, UK / Est. 1974
EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1956
Latin American Committee for Banking Security / Bogota, Colombia
International Investment Bank / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1970
Banco Arabe Español / Est. 1975
Financial Services Institute of Australasia / Sydney, Australia / Est. 1999
Bank Information Center / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1987
Protocol for the Amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland / Est. 1982
United Nations Global Programme Against Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1997
SADC Banking Association / Marshalltown, South Africa / Est. 1998
Collection of Maintenance Allowances / Est. 1931
Committee on the Global Financial System / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1971
European Savings and Retail Banking Group / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1963
Asia Pacific Association for Fiduciary Studies / Hagåtña, Guam / Est. 2000
International Private Infrastructure Association / Chevy Chase MD, USA / Est. 2004
Committee of Central Bank Governors in SADC / Pretoria, South Africa / Est. 1995
Central American Bank for Economic Integration / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1961
Human Rights Funders Network / New York NY, USA / Est. 1994
Asian Bankers Association / Taipei, Taiwan / Est. 1981
Financial Stability Institute / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1999
ASEAN Bankers Association / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1976
Northeast Asia Development Bank
International Association of Deposit Insurers / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 2002
Association latinoaméricaine d'institutions pour le financement du développement / Lima, Peru / Est. 1968

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World Problems relating to Finance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unethical practices in politics
Social hardships of economic reform
Inequitable distribution of wealth
Manipulation of transfer prices by transnational corporations
Counter-productive price supports and subsidies
Chemical warfare
Destabilizing movements of short-term capital
Speculative flight of capital
Government budget deficits
Excessive governmental spending
External national budget deficit
Artificial insemination
Global economic stagnation
Unethical practices in the public sector
Underground economy
Subsistence approach to capital resources
Abusive distribution of political patronage
Institutional economic domination
Hereditary diseases
Declining agricultural land
Unethical practices of philanthropic organizations
Compulsive spenders
Reverse flow of financial aid
Over-dependency on international financial institutions

Action Strategies relating to Finance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Sponsoring commercial research and development
Developing available community resources
Providing loans for micro-enterprise
Assessing development assistance
Financing energy efficiency
Capturing environmental value

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