Late-2000s recession
The Great Recession was the general economic decline observed in world markets around the end of the first decade of the 21st century. The exact scale and timing of the recession is debated and varied...
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2000s energy crisis
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
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2007-2008 world food price crisis
World food prices increased dramatically in 2007 and the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2008 creating a global crisis and causing political and economical instability and social unrest in both poor and devel...
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2008 Central Asia energy crisis
The 2008 Central Asia energy crisis is an ongoing energy shortage in Central Asia, which, combined with the severe weather of the 2007-08 winter (the coldest since 1969) and high prices for food and ...
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2008 Bulgarian energy crisis
The 2008 Bulgarian Energy Crisis was a crisis in Bulgaria. The crisis affected more than a million households, mainly in the capital Sofia but also in Burgas, Pleven, and Vratsa. As of late September ...
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2000s commodities boom
The 2000s commodities boom or the commodities super cycle was the rise in many physical commodity prices (such as those of food stuffs, oil, metals, chemicals, fuels and the like) which occurred durin...
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Real estate bubble
A real estate bubble or property bubble (or housing bubble for residential markets) is a type of economic bubble that occurs periodically in local or global real estate markets. It can be identified t...
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Causes of the late-2000s recession
Many factors directly and indirectly caused the Great Recession (which started in 2007 with the US subprime mortgage crisis), with experts placing different weights upon particular causes.Major causes...
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Financial crisis of 2007-2010
The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the Global Financial Crisis and 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depress...
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Effects of the late-2000s recession
This information is related to the effects of the Great Recession that is happening worldwide.
The Great Recession was the worst post-World War II contraction on record:
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2008-2009 Keynesian resurgence
In 2008 and 2009, there was a worldwide resurgence of interest in Keynesian economics among prominent economists and policy makers. This included discussions and implementation of economic policies in...
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National fiscal policy response to the late 2000s recession
Many nations of the world have enacted fiscal stimulus plans in response to the recent global recession. These nations have used different combinations of government spending and tax cuts to boost th...
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United States policy responses to the late-2000s recession
United States policy responses to the late-2000s recession explores legislation, banking industry and market volatility within retirement plans.The Federal Reserve, Treasury, and Securities and Exchan...
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Timeline of the Great Recession
This article gives the timeline of the Great Recession, which hit many developed economies in the wake of the financial crisis of 2007-2008.Note: The date indicated is that of the official announcemen...
Comparisons between the late-2000s recession and the Great Depression
Comparisons between the Great Recession and the Great Depression explores the experiences in the United States and the United Kingdom.On April 17, 2009, head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn said tha...
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Job losses caused by the late-2000s recession
Many jobs have been lost worldwide within people since the start of the Great Recession. In the US, job losses have been going on since December 2007, and it accelerated drastically starting in Septem...
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United States housing bubble
The United States housing bubble was an economic bubble affecting many parts of the United States housing market in over half of American states. Housing prices peaked in early 2006, started to declin...
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2008 Chinese economic stimulus plan
The 2008–09 Chinese economic stimulus plan (simplified Chinese: 扩大内需十项措施; traditional Chinese: 擴大內需十項措施; pinyin: Kuòdà Nèixū Shíxiàng Cuòshī) is a RMB¥ 4 trillion (US$ 586 billion) stimulu...
Effects of the 2000s energy crisis
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
Effects of the 2000s energy crisis - Wikipedia
Food vs. fuel
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
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Energy crisis
An energy crisis is any great bottleneck (or price rise) in the supply of energy resources to an economy. In popular literature though, it often refers to one of the energy sources used at a certain t...
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Causes of the late-2000s financial crisis
Many factors directly and indirectly caused the Great Recession (which started in 2007 with the US subprime mortgage crisis), with experts placing different weights upon particular causes.Major causes...
Causes of the late-2000s financial crisis - Wikipedia
Fuel tax
A fuel tax (also known as a petrol, gasoline or gas tax, or as a fuel duty) is an excise tax imposed on the sale of fuel. In most countries the fuel tax is imposed on fuels which are intended for tra...
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Biofuel
A biofuel is a fuel that is derived from biological materials, such as plants and animals. Also biofuel can still be seen as fuel derived from organic matter (obtained directly from plants, or indirec...
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Predicting the timing of peak oil
Peak oil is the point at which oil production, sometimes including unconventional oil sources, hits its maximum. Predicting the timing of peak oil involves estimation of future production from existin...
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Government policies and the subprime mortgage crisis
The U.S. subprime mortgage crisis was a set of events and conditions that led to a financial crisis and subsequent recession that began in 2008. It was characterized by a rise in subprime mortgage del...
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Commodity index fund
A commodity index fund is a fund whose assets are invested in financial instruments based on or linked to a commodity price index. In just about every case the index is in fact a commodity futures ind...
Post-war displacement of Keynesianism
The post-war displacement of Keynesianism was a series of events which from mostly unobserved beginnings in the late 1940s, had by the early 1980s led to the replacement of Keynesian economics as the...
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Subprime mortgage crisis solutions debate
The Subprime mortgage crisis solutions debate discusses various actions and proposals by economists, government officials, journalists, and business leaders to address the subprime mortgage crisis and...
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Nationalisation of Northern Rock
In 2008 the Northern Rock bank was nationalised by the British Government, due to financial problems caused by the subprime mortgage crisis. In 2010 the bank was split into two parts (assets and banki...
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