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Description

Finance is a term for matters regarding the management, creation, and study of money and investments. Specifically, it deals with the questions of how an individual, company or government acquires money – called capital in the context of a business – and how they spend or invest that money. Finance is then often divided into the following broad categories: personal finance, corporate finance, and public finance.

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Organizations relating to Finance

International Association of Insurance Supervisors / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1992
International Insolvency Institute / Stanardsville VA, USA / Est. 2000
World Federation of Development Financing Institutions / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1979
African-Asian Rural Development Organization / Delhi, India / Est. 1962
Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade / Montréal QC, Canada
International National Trusts Organisation / London, UK
Emerging Markets Private Equity Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2004
Natural Capital Coalition / London, UK / Est. 2012
International Society of Engineering Asset Management / Brisbane QLD, Australia
Association of Global Custodians / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1996
Global FinTech Association / Zurich, Switzerland
International Association of Deposit Insurers / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 2002
Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo / Lima, Peru / Est. 1968
Consejo Centroamericano de Superintendentes de Bancos, de Seguros y de Otras Instituciones Financieras / Panama, Panama / Est. 1976
Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions / Manama, Bahrain / Est. 1990
Inter-Governmental Standing Committee on Shipping / Mombasa, Kenya / Est. 1967
European Association for Banking and Financial History / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1990
International Committee on Fundraising Organizations / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1990
Association of Development Financing Institutions in the Pacific / Suva, Fiji / Est. 1986
Latin American Banking Association / Bogota, Colombia / Est. 1965
International Capital Market Association / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1969
International Association of Investors in the Social Economy / Paris, France / Est. 1989
Caribbean Public Finance Association / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 2003
Islamic Financial Services Board / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 2002
European Rental Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2006
Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions for the Aid of Citizens / Paris, France / Est. 1998
European Association of Corporate Treasurers / Paris, France / Est. 2002
European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1962
Financial Planning Standards Board / Denver CO, USA / Est. 1990
European Intelligent Cash Protection Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
Association of African Development Finance Institutions / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1975
Association of Special Fares Agents / Sofia, Bulgaria / Est. 1986
European Fundraising Association / Est. 2002
Association of African Central Banks / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1968
European Financial Planning Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2000
International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
Efma / Paris, France / Est. 1971
Public Budget International Association / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1973
International Group of Treasury Associations / Paris, France / Est. 1996
European Financial Management Association / Norfolk VA, USA / Est. 1994
European Fund and Asset Management Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1974
European Financial Markets Federation / Est. 2005
African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association / London, UK
Association for Financial Markets in Europe / London, UK / Est. 2009
International Finance and Banking Society / Oxford, UK / Est. 2008
Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative / Centurion, South Africa / Est. 2004
Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 2010
MENA Private Equity Association
African Accounting and Finance Association / Jos, Nigeria / Est. 2010
European Financial Coalition against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Online / Brussels, Belgium

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World Problems relating to Finance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Prostitution
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

Taxing batteries
Spending
Renting
Raising funds on the internet
Funding projects
Developing available community resources
Providing loans for micro-enterprise
Removing energy price subsidies
Establishing budgetary planning
Assessing development assistance
Sponsoring commercial research and development
Financing energy efficiency
Realising economic benefits of environmental health
Capturing environmental value
Reducing livestock subsidies
Reducing discrimination in education
Developing global currency
Treasurer
Providing financial incentives for biodiversity conservation
Using space assets for disaster mitigation
Financing NGO activities
Financing development
Monitoring emission rates of transboundary air pollution
Combating hunger
Preventing injuries to children

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