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During the 1980s, the government of Great Britain privatized a number of businesses, including the post office and the telephone company. What did the government actually do? a. It sold these government-owned businesses to individuals. b. It heightened security in these businesses to protect the privacy of British citizens. c. It converted privately owned companies to state-owned businesses. d. It developed stricter regulations in these industries for health and safety reasons.
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[object Object]User: During the 1980s, the government of Great Britain privatized a number of businesses, including the post office and the telephone company. What did the government actually do? a. It sold these government-owned businesses to individuals. b. It heightened security in these businesses to protect the privacy of British citizens. c. It converted privately owned companies to state-owned businesses. d. It developed stricter regulations in these industries for health and safety reasons.

Weegy: D. It developed stricter regulations in these industries for health and safety reasons.
analhon1014|Points 60|

User: Factors such as life expectancy, energy consumption, per capita GDP, literacy rates, and infant mortality rates are used to a. measure the cultural output of a country. b. judge the worth of a nation and its people. c. determine how much foreign aid will be provided to a country. d. measure the development of a country.

Weegy: C. high unemployment rates, high infant mortality rates, high literacy rates.
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User: Financing derived from the savings of a country’s citizens is called: a. foreign investment c. domestic investment b. internal financing d. foreign direct investment

User: An example of foreign direct investment would be a. a wealthy person from an LDC investing his money in a foreign bank. b. a factory that is built in an LDC but owned by a foreign company. c. a new highway in an LDC financed by money borrowed from a foreign government. d. a person from a developed nation investing money in the stock market of an LDC.

Weegy: An example of foreign direct investment would be B. a factory that is built in an LDC but owned by a foreign company.
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User: A low literacy rate is a characteristic of a less developed country.

User: Factors that have contributed to limiting development in poor nations include all of the following EXCEPT a. relying on a free market economy to stimulate economic growth. b. spending money on weapons at the expense of infrastructure. c. government leaders who accumulate personal fortunes at the expense of their nations. d. a history of colonialism that prevented countries from producing their own goods.

Weegy: B. spending money on weapons at the expense of infrastructure.
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User: Skills and knowledge gained by a worker through education and experience is called physical capital.

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t Object]User: Under a system of pollution permits, the amount of pollution can be reduced by a. issuing fewer permits as time goes on. b. issuing more permits as time goes on. c. taxing the pollution permits. d. giving tax breaks for the pollution permits. User: According to an economist, what makes a resource scarce? a. It is nonrenewable. b. The quantity demanded exceeds the quantity supplied. c. It has a relatively high price. d. It is polluted
Weegy: According to an economist, what makes a resource scarce? b. The quantity demanded exceeds the quantity supplied.There are four economic resources: Land, Labor, Capital and Entrepreneurship. These resources are scarce relative to human wants. [ They are never available in sufficient quantity to produce goods and services to satisfy all human wants. Thus, because when humans desire something or something more, the resources are slowly used up.Therefore, this leads to scarce resourc ] User: Environmentalists will buy pollution permits as a way of stopping pollution. User: Pollution occurs because: a. the government has too many laws against pollution. c. of pollution permits. b. incentives to pollute exist. d. factors of production are unlimited Weegy: Pollution occurs because incentives to pollute exist. User: People have become increasingly concerned about pollution in recent years. (More)
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People have become increasingly concerned about pollution in recent years. FALSE.
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All of the following are characteristics of classical economics EXCEPT a. a free market economy. b. the law of supply and demand. c. the idea of achieving market equilibrium. d. a significant role for government in the running of the economy.
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All of the following are characteristics of classical economics EXCEPT a significant role for gov't in running the economy.
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The nucleus of the Federal Reserve System is its Board of Governors, which meets in Washington, D.C. The Board consists of _______ members, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Each serves a 14-year term. a. 7 c. 11 b. 9 d. 14
Weegy: The nucleus of the Federal Reserve System is its Board of Governors, which meets in Washington, D.C. The Board consists of SEVEN members, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Each serves a 14-year term. (More)
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Financing derived from the savings of a country’s citizens is called: a. foreign investment c. domestic investment b. internal financing d. foreign direct investment
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Financing derived from the savings of a country’s citizens is called: internal financing.
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