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National Treatment

DefinitionNational treatment is a principle in international law vital to many treaty regimes. It essentially means treating foreigners and locals equally. Under national treatment, if a sta

Absentee Owner

Absentee Owner What is 'Absentee Owner' An individual who owns a piece of real estate but does not live in it. An absentee owner may also be an entity such as a corporation or real estate

Rate Of Change

Rate Of Change What is 'Rate Of Change' The rate of change (ROC) is the speed at which a variable changes over a specific period of time. ROC is often used when speaking about momentum, an

Sales Mix

Sales Mix What is a 'Sales Mix' Sales mix is a calculation that determines the proportion of each product a business sells, relative to total sales. Sales mix is important, because some pr

Past Due

Past Due What does 'Past Due' mean Past due is a loan payment that has not been made as of its due date. A borrower who is past due may be subject to late fees, unless the borrower is stil

Paris Club

DefinitionThe Paris Club is a group of officials from major creditor countries whose role is to find coordinated and sustainable solutions to the payment difficulties experienced by debtor c

Pareto Analysis

DefinitionPareto analysis is a formal technique useful where many possible courses of action are competing for attention. In essence, the problem-solver estimates the benefit delivered by ea

Gary S. Becker

DefinitionGary Stanley Becker was an American economist and empiricist. He was a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago. Described as "the most important social sc

Underinvestment Problem

Underinvestment Problem What is an 'Underinvestment Problem' An underinvestment problem is an agency problem where a company refuses to invest in low-risk assets, in order to maximize thei

Back Of The Napkin Business Model

Back Of The Napkin Business Model What is 'Back Of The Napkin Business Model' A slang term that refers to the representation of the basic components of a business model excluding any fine
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