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Entries starting with L113 results

labour
The human work carried out to produce a good or service, and the people that perform that work. Labour is one of the four factors of ...
labour-intensive
An industry or production process that requires a relatively large amount of labour per unit of output, and in which wages outweigh capital ...
Laffer curve
Representation of economist Arthur Laffer's theory that a cut in tax rates will eventually increase tax revenue due to the positive impact ...
Lagarde list
The Lagarde list is the name that has been given to a list of alleged Greek tax evaders with Swiss bank accounts.  The Lagarde list ...
laggard
A stock that has lagged behind the majority of other stocks in its sector, or in the market as a whole, in terms of the gains they have ...
lagging indicators
Economic indicators that show trends based on data gathered weeks or months earlier. Many of the key indicators, including GDP, CPI, ...
laissez-faire
The view, backed by supporters of the free market, that economic performance is optimised when there is no government interference. One of ...
land and building transaction tax
From 1 April 2015 UK stamp duty land tax will cease to apply to land transactions in Scotland and will be replaced by the land and building ...
land bank
The stock of land a property developer builds up for future projects.
land sale
The sale of government land to the private sector, normally by tender or auction. In some countries, the release of land for sale, and the ...
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