• recession
  • The drop in consumer and business confidence, much of it related to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and the large oil price increases that followed, could turn the slow average growth into a recession, but that doesn't seem to have happened so far, given the findings of the Fed survey. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Unlike the other economies in the region, The Philippines was the only one of a mere handful of countries in the whole world to have recorded a positive economic growth in 2009 and averted the effects of economic recession. (wikipedia.org)
  • agricultural
  • Our aim is to ensure the country - consumers, politicians, retailers and the wider food industry - is backing British farming, and within this, a solid plan for agricultural growth to ensure the current self-sufficiency trend is reversed and long-term food security is supported. (thecattlesite.com)
  • slower
  • Lenders attributed the weaker demand to uncertainty resulting from Mideast tensions, the lack of a federal budget accord, and slower growth in the domestic economy," the bank said. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Elderly people with higher amounts of a protein from the gene called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), had slower decline in their memory and thinking abilities than people with lower amounts of the protein, says a new study. (medindia.net)
  • 1950s
  • During Pérez Jimenez' dictatorship from 1952 to 1958, Venezuela enjoyed remarkably high GDP growth, so that in the late 1950s Venezuela's real GDP per capita almost reached that of West Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • It can thus be concluded that different rural areas have experienced, and will continue to experience, the shift from manufacturing to services differently, where some areas have grown in both demographic and employment terms while others have declined. (diva-portal.org)
  • Wave action breaks up sea ice, and thus could become a feedback mechanism, driving sea ice decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • extent
  • Feral cats and accidentally introduced rats are believed to have played a significant role in the decline, as, to a lesser extent has the introduced common myna. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report states that greenhouse gas forcing is largely, but not wholly, responsible for the decline in Arctic sea ice extent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Observation with satellites show that Arctic sea ice area, extent, and volume have been in decline for a few decades. (wikipedia.org)
  • Area
  • Area firms noted declines in orders, and shipments were weaker than they had expected for the fall. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Such varied growth experiences resulted from a complex combination of national, regional, metropolitan area, and local factors. (repec.org)
  • As the Lenni Lenape population declined, and the European population increased, the history of the area was increasingly defined by the new European inhabitants and the Lenape Native American tribes played an increasingly secondary role. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • However, the more fine-tuned spatial typology reveals that also a few areas in the rural periphery have experienced growth, these areas are mainly attractive places based on various kinds of tourism. (diva-portal.org)
  • Economics
  • Union growth in The Netherlands 1961-1989 ," Serie Research Memoranda 0033, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics. (repec.org)
  • development
  • In this sense the heterogeneity of rural areas are a product of both growth and decline - of old development paths that is reaching their end and of new development paths that will continue into the future. (diva-portal.org)
  • rates
  • We explore the hypothesis that demographic changes started in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are at the root of the acceleration in growth rates at the dawn of the modern age. (repec.org)
  • Declining Fertility rates has been attributed to the economic transition in the country, which is in line with the trends of other countries going through a similar transition. (bio-medicine.org)
  • cities
  • The sharp declines of these and numerous other U.S. urban municipalities led many to believe that large U.S. cities were dying. (repec.org)
  • The reversal of population declines by these and a few other U.S. urban municipalities has led many to believe that large U.S. cities were coming back. (repec.org)
  • To be sure, a few large cities were able to successfully reverse steep population declines. (repec.org)
  • These included a continuing shift of population from the Northeast and Midwest to the South and West, a slowing shift of population from cities to suburbs, and the much more rapid growth of some metropolitan areas relative to others. (repec.org)
  • study
  • A study from 2011 suggested that internal variability enhanced the greenhouse gas forced sea ice decline over the last decades. (wikipedia.org)
  • adult
  • We quantitatively estimate that the observed improvements in adult mortality account for 70% of the growth acceleration in the pre-industrial age. (repec.org)
  • However, surveys done in 2005-6 recorded another sharp decline, with only some 200-220 adult birds remaining. (wikipedia.org)
  • recent
  • Rappaport explains why, contrary to such perceptions, recent U.S. history has not been characterized by a period of pervasive urban decline followed by a widespread urban renaissance. (repec.org)
  • Play media Arctic sea ice decline is the sea ice loss observed in recent decades in the Arctic Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • model
  • We develop an endogenous growth model with a realistic survival law in which rising longevity increases the individual incentive to invest in education and foster growth. (repec.org)
  • Wadhams and several others have noted that climate model predictions have been overly conservative regarding sea ice decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • This discrepancy may be due to the different culturing methods used in the two studies, i.e., growth on agar pads vs. in a microfludic device. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • Last month's report , which looked at December numbers, warned that signs were pointing to a slowdown, and this month's decline, tracking data through January, isn't unexpected. (urbanturf.com)