Agency Theory

Business / Finance / Agency Theory: The analysis of principal-agent relationships, in which one person, an agent, acts on behalf of another person, a principal.

Other Words for Agency

Agency Noun Synonyms: means, medium, instrumentality, intervention, intercession, action, intermediation, operation, mechanism, force, power, activity, working(s), energy
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Market Segmentation Theory Or Preferred Habitat Theory

Business / Finance / Market Segmentation Theory Or Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that asserts that the shape of the yield curve is determined by the supply of and demand for securities within each maturity sector. MORE

Mercantile Agency

Business / Finance / Mercantile Agency: An organization that supplies credit ratings and reports on firms that are prospective customers. MORE

Local Expectations Theory

Business / Finance / Local Expectations Theory: A form of the pure expectations theory that suggests that the returns on bonds of different maturities will be the same over a short-term investment horizon. MORE

Liquidity Theory Of The Term Structure

Business / Finance / Liquidity Theory Of The Term Structure: A biased expectations theory that asserts that the implied forward rates will not be a pure estimate of the market's expectations of future interest rates because they embody a liquidity premium. MORE

Limited Effects Theory

Technology / Television (TV) / Limited Effects Theory: A type of communication theory (e.g., social learning theory, vicarious catharsis theory) that regards media as having conditional influences on the viewer: due to intervening variables, the effects o MORE

Miasma Theory

Health / Disease / Miasma Theory: The theory that diseases were caused by miasma or bad air arising from organic decay, filth, or other conditions of the local environment. MORE

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