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  • n. Plural form of imbalance.


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  • The White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage also proposes the redressing of what it calls imbalances with regard to national monuments.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A senior U.S. Treasury official who briefed reporters Tuesday on U.S. plans for the coming meetings noted that just three years ago China resisted even including the word "imbalances" in official joint statements of world leaders.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines -

  • Thus, the most important structural reform, to use Mr. Geithner's words, that Germany can make to reduce trade imbalances is not to agree to an extension of the European bailout package.

    Is Germany the Euro's Big Winner?

  • This is a real grievance that needs to be addressed, but women also have to acknowledge all the work that men are doing and take comfort in the fact that short-term imbalances, especially after childbirth, can -- and should -- be renegotiated over the course of a marriage, as long as neither partner gets too entrenched in a particular role.

    Jennifer Cowie King: The Fallout From the She Said/He Said "Chore Wars"

  • Nor did it progress the quest to address longer-term imbalances in the global economy.

    The only power world leaders have is to frustrate each other | Andrew Rawnsley

  • -- Jean Claude Trichet, the president of the European Central Bank, delivered a lunchtime address Friday that lays down the gauntlet for how he thinks policymakers should grapple with the great overhang of debt and other long-term imbalances that haunt many of the world's major economies.

    Trichet: Reducing debt is the great challenge for coming decade

  • President Obama created a bipartisan commission that will work toward slashing the federal budget deficit by 2015 and addressing long-term imbalances in federal finances.

    Toyoda to Testify Before Congress

  • The other is to address the longer-term imbalances in federal finances, a separate and potentially harder problem associated with the costly promises made under entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare.

    Obama Unveils Debt Panel—and GOP Is Likely to Join It

  • – China relationship, the economist Eswar Prasad, of Cornell, recently wrote in a paper about financial imbalances, is whether it has “enough flexibility to withstand and recover from large shocks, either internal or external.”

    The $1.4 Trillion Question

  • As long as that money is saved in that way and not spent in others, Asia will contribute to the long-term imbalances and lack of aggregate demand, which I will argue in part 3.

    Beyond the Crash


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