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Knowledge Economy

DefinitionThe knowledge economy is the use of knowledge to generate tangible and intangible values. Technology, and in particular, knowledge technology, helps to incorporate part of human kn

Kondratiev Wave

DefinitionIn economics, Kondratiev waves are hypothesized cycle-like phenomena in the modern world economy. Kondratiev Wave What is 'Kondratiev Wave' An economic theory created by Soviet e

Kangaroo Bond

Kangaroo Bond What is 'Kangaroo Bond' A type of foreign bond that is issued in the Australian market by non-Australian firms and is denominated in Australian currency. The bond is subject

Kamikaze Defense

Kamikaze Defense What is 'Kamikaze Defense ' A type of takeover defense mechanism sometimes resorted to by a company that is the target of a hostile bid. Kamikaze defense involves reshapin

Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)

Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS) What is 'Kyrgyzstani Som - KGS' The official currency of Kyrgyzstan, which is also called the Kyrgyz Republic. The multicolored paper notes come in denominations of 1

Killer Bees

Killer Bees What is 'Killer Bees' An individual or firm that helps a company fend off a takeover attempt. A killer bee uses defensive strategies to keep an attempted hostile takeover from

Krugerrand Gold Coin

Krugerrand Gold Coin What is 'Krugerrand Gold Coin' A gold coin minted by the Republic of South Africa. Krugerrand gold coins contain exactly one troy ounce of gold. This coin was first mi

Key Currency

Key Currency What is 'Key Currency' The currency used as a reference in an international transaction or when setting an exchange rate. The key currency used is usually issued by a stable,

Kyoto Protocol

DefinitionThe Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that commits state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emiss

Krannert School of Management

DefinitionThe Krannert School of Management is the school of management at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States. The business school offers instruction at the undergra
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