Border tax adjustment

 

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Border tax adjustment

Rebate of indirect taxes (taxes on other than direct income, such as a sales tax or VAT) on exported goods and levying of them on imported goods. May distort trade when tax rates differ or when adjustment does not match the tax paid.



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Walrasian adjustment

Walrasian adjustment

A market adjustment mechanism in which price rises when there is excess demand and falls when there is excess supply. Strictly speaking, these excess supplies and demands are those that would obtain without any history of disequilibrium, as with a Walrasian auctioneer.


Adjustment date

Adjustment date

This is the date on which the interest rate changes for a variable rate mortgage.


Adjustment assistance

Adjustment assistance

Government program to assist those workers and/or firms whose industry has declined, either due to competition from imports (trade adjustment assistance) or from other causes. Such programs usually have two (conflicting) goals: to lessen hardship for those affected and to help them change their behavior -- what, how, or where they produce.


Trade adjustment assistance

Trade adjustment assistance

A program of adjustment assistance for workers and firms in industries that have suffered from competition with imports. In the U.S., TAA began with the Trade Act of 1974, and has been renewed and expanded since then, including as part of the NAFTA.


Structural adjustment program

Structural adjustment program

The list of budgetary and policy changes required by the IMF and World Bank in order for a developing country to qualify for a loan. This "conditionality" typically includes reducing barriers to trade and capital flows, tax increases, and cuts in government spending.


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