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By J. Hoftijzer, K. Johgeling, Richard C. Steiner, Bezalel Porten, K. Jongeling

The North-West Semitic epigraphic contributes significantly to our figuring out of the previous testomony and of the Ugaritic texts and to our wisdom of the North-West Semitic languages as such. This dictionary in volumes is worried with the North-West Semitic fabric present in inscriptions, papyri and ostraca in Phoenician, Punic, Hebrew, numerous varieties of Aramaic, Ammonite, Edomite, the language of Deir Alla et cetera. the fabric covers the interval from ca. one thousand B.C. to ca. three hundred A.D. in addition to translations the entries contain discussions and whole references to scholarly literature. The ebook is a translated, up to date and significantly augmented version of Jean & Hoftijzer, Dictionnaire des inscriptions semitiques de l'ouest. The additions drawback newly stumbled on texts in addition to references to new scholarly literature. The publication is an quintessential device for learn in North-West Semitic epigraphy, at the outdated testomony and on Ugaritic texts, and for Semitic linguistics.

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There are several ways out of these problems. Cartels may be formed and the market parcelled out, or the State may intervene, as it did in the Second World War, to plan and finance the transition. This may be a more or less straightforward matter of providing finance and assuring the market, as in shipbuilding, or it may involve far more detailed and difficult planning, extending to product design and specifications, as in aircraft. So the problem is serious. The very effectiveness of the new methods may act as a barrier to their adoption.

Real wages will therefore rise, and so will household consumption. Hence investment and consumption will tend to move inversely. By contrast, in a mass-production economy, when investment falls, workers will be laid off, and prices will tend to fall comparatively little. Thus instead of consumption varying inversely with investment, as it did when a decline in demand led to a greater proportional fall in prices than in money wages, consumption will also decline, since the laid-off workers and their families will now have to curtail their consumption spending.

The floor was set by gross investment; it could not fall below zero, and arguably it could not fall to zero, since existing capital had to be maintained, which required replacement. Full employment and supply bottlenecks of all kinds provided ceilings. Once the explosive movement was halted, various factors were supposed to lead to turn-arounds (which might be endogenous in the Transformational growth and the business cycle 20 case where the multiplier-accelerator generates anti-damped movements).

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