Protectionism
Protectionism is the economic policy of restraining trade between states (countries) through methods such as tariffs on imported goods, restrictive quotas, and a variety of other government regulation...
French Rivers Turned Green
The rivers in 12 separate locations of France were dyed by Agents Environmental, an environmentalist group, who used the eye-grabbing color to display how easily and how far water pollution can spread...
Europe envies how the U.S. procures tech, but it may lack the military might to mimic it
"Governments have always been the lead financier of technological development," says Veiko Lember, the director of the Ragnar Nurske School of Innovation and Governance at Estonia's Tallinn University...
Infant industry argument
The infant industry argument is an economic rationale for trade protectionism. The core of the argument is that nascent industries often do not have the economies of scale that their older competitors...
Consumer protection
Consumer protection is a group of laws and organizations designed to ensure the rights of consumers as well as fair trade, competition and accurate information in the marketplace. The laws are designe...
Environmental protection
Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of both the natural environment and humans. Due to th...
Government procurement
Government procurement, or public procurement, is the procurement of goods and services on behalf of a public authority, such as a government agency. With 10 to 20% of GDP, government procurement acco...
Economic nationalism
Economic nationalism is a body of policies that emphasize domestic control of the economy, labor, and capital formation, even if this requires the imposition of tariffs and other restrictions on the ...
Protection or Free Trade
Protection or Free Trade is a book published in 1886 by the economist and social philosopher, Henry George. Its sub-title is An Examination of the Tariff Question with Especial Regard to the Interests...
Europe envies how the U.S. procures tech, but it may lack the military might to mimic it
"Governments have always been the lead financier of technological development," says Veiko Lember, the director of the Ragnar Nurske School of Innovation and Governance at Estonia's Tallinn University...
Conservation reliant species
Conservation-reliant species are animal or plant species that require continuing species-specific wildlife management intervention such as predator control, habitat management and parasite control to ...
Endangered species
An Endangered (EN) species is a species which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as likely to become extinct. "Endangered" is the second mo...
Extinction
In biology and ecology, extinction is the end of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species. The moment of extinction is generally considered to be the death of the last indivi...
Mercantilism
Mercantilism was an economic theory and practice, dominant in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century, that promoted governmental regulation of a nation's economy for the purpose of augmenting state...
Trade restriction
A trade restriction is an artificial restriction on the trade of goods and/or services between two countries. It is the byproduct of protectionism. However, the term is controversial because what one ...
Voluntary export restraints
A voluntary export restraint (VER) or voluntary export restriction is a government-imposed limit on the quantity of some category of goods that can be exported to a specified country during a specifie...
Effective rate of protection
In economics, the effective rate of protection (ERP) is a measure of the total effect of the entire tariff structure on the value added per unit of output in each industry, when both intermediate and ...
Good Curry Guide
The Good Curry Guide is a regularly published guide (book) providing information about the UK’s top curry restaurants. The Good Curry Guide was first published in 1984, by Pat Chapman, founder of the ...
Protectionist Party
The Protectionist Party was an Australian political party, formally organised from 1889 until 1909, with policies centred on protectionism. It argued that Australia needed protective tariffs to allow ...
Buy American Act
The Buy American Act ("BAA", originally 41 U.S.C. §§ 10a–10d, now 41 U.S.C. §§ 8301–8305) passed in 1933 by Congress and signed by President Hoover on his last full day in office (...
Liberal Protectionist
Liberal Protectionist was the name under which three candidates sought election to the Canadian House of Commons for ridings in Quebec in two elections in the early twentieth century. The Liberal Part...
Australian Protectionist Party
The Australian Protectionist Party is a minor Australian political party with protectionist and nationalist policies.
The policies of the Australian Protectionist Party (APP) focus on economic pro...
Fair Trade League
The Fair Trade League was a British pressure group formed in August 1881 to campaign for protectionism.Lord Dunraven was President of the League.The Liberal Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone in r...
James Steuart (economist)
Sir James Steuart, 3rd Baronet of Goodtrees and eventually 7th Baronet of Coltness; late in life Sir James Steuart Denham, also called Sir James Denham Steuart (/ˈstuːərt, ˈstjuː-/; 21 October 1713, E...
Thomas Mun
Thomas Mun (17 June 1571 – 21 July 1641) was an English writer on economics who has been called the last of the early mercantilists. He was among the first to recognize the exportation ...
Public eProcurement
The term Public eProcurement ("electronic procurement" in the public sector) refers, in Singapore, Europe and Canada, to the use of electronic means in conducting a public procurement procedure for th...
Canadian Action Party
The Canadian Action Party (CAP) (French: Parti action canadienne, PAC) is a Canadian federal political party founded in 1997. It promotes Canadian nationalism, monetary and electoral reform, and o...
GeBIZ
GeBIZ is a Government-to-business (G2B) Public eProcurement business centre where suppliers can conduct electronic commerce with the Singapore Government. All of the public sector's invitations for q...