Glossary

FINANCIAL TERMS

Inflation –  DeflationDebtDeficitSecuritizationCDO

Mortgage Backed SecurityAdjustable rate Mortgage

Fixed Rate MortgageBankruptcyChapter 9Chapter 11

Municipal BondFree MarketGDPSecured Debt

Federal Reserve BankTreasury BillTreasury Bond

Keynesian EconomicsNeoclassical Economics

Endogenous Growth TheoryInvisible HandLaissez Faire

Dismal ScienceFederal Reserve BoardCentral Bank

Smoot Hawley Tariff ActMonetaristsAustrian Economics

Gold StandardGlass-Steagall  ActGramm-Leach-Biley Act of 1999

Bear Market Bull MarketInternational Banking Act of 1978

IMPORTANT ECONOMISTS

Lewis Raneri Ben BernankeHenry Paulson

Timothy GeithnerAlan GreenspanFrederich Hayek

John Maynard KeynesMilton FriedmanPaul Krugman

David RicardoAdam SmithKarl MarxJohn R. Hicks

Ronald H. CoaseLionel RobbinsSimon Kuznets

Ragnar FrischThomas Robert MalthusPaul Samuelson

Robert E. Lucas Jr.Edward C. PrescottAlfred Marshall

Arthur C. PigouDavid HumeBertil OhlinJames Edward Meade

ENVIRONMENTAL TERMS

AcclimatizationAcid rainBerylliumBioaccumulants

BiodiversityBiological StressorsBloomBottle Bill

Bottom AshBrownfieldsBuffer StripsCarbon Monoxide (CO)

Carbon Tetrachloride (CC14)Carboxyhemoglobin

Catalytic ConverterChannelizationChlorinated Hydrocarbons

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)Class I SubstanceClass II Substance

Clean Coal TechnologyClimate ChangeCoefficient of Haze (COH)

Dead ZoneDesalinationDobson Unit (DU)Electrodialysis

Emission CapFederal Motor Vehicle Control Program

Fluorocarbons (FCs)Fuel Economy StandardGreenhouse Effect

Heat Island EffectHypoxia/Hypoxic WatersLangelier Index (LI)

MethanolEthanol

National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS)

Ozone layerPetroleumPhotosynthesis