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1. indirect loan

2. insurance policy

3. Interest Margin

4. ICP

5. integrated project delivery (IPD)

6. Item Coverage - MetaStore

7. Inadmissible Evidence

8. Illusory Promise

9. insured fixed-price cleanup (IFC)

10. Innovation In Firms

11. International Association of Assessing Officers

12. Individual Retirement Account/ira

13. Intangible assets

14. IATA

15. Infringement (Of Trademark)

16. Indefinite Duration Contract Of Employment

17. insurance to value

18. Interest on excess reserves

19. Investible Indices

20. Internal Revenue Code (Irc)

21. ITM

22. indirect tax

23. immunization

24. Inventories Of Other Work-in-progress

25. Integrated Data

26. impaired property

27. IO (interest-only) security

28. Ians

29. increment

30. In the tank

31. Initial margin

32. Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)

33. Inflation-adjusted return

34. interperiod income tax allocation

35. Inland Waterways Passenger

36. Inflation-protected security (TIPS)

37. informal application

38. Initial Decision

39. Incineration With Recovery Of Energy

40. IPR

41. interest-only strip

42. IAOS

43. Indirect Commodity Investment

44. in perpetuity

45. industrial zoning

46. ineligible accounts

47. Irish Pound

48. Illness Or Morbid Condition

49. interdealer quotation system

50. Item List

51. Index-linked Securities

52. inert gas

53. Industry ISIC Rev. 3

54. industrial bond

55. Icarus Factor

56. Information Agent

57. interest in possession trust

58. identification of goods and/or services

59. International Fisher Effect (IFE)

60. Indirect Compilation Method

61. International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

62. International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

63. Instant Access Account

64. Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB)

65. incurable defect

66. individual savings account (ISA)

67. Inorganic Pesticides

68. incentive stock option

69. Inland Waterways Transit

70. ironwood

71. Incremental Cash Flow

72. Interlineation

73. Issued share capital

74. International Labour Organization

75. Indirectly Taking The Other Side

76. Installment Agreement

77. IO

78. interim

79. interest-sensitive life insurance

80. Impaneling

81. Islamic Economics

82. Inherited IRA

83. Inventories Of Work-in- Progress

84. instrument

85. Implied Contract

86. intraindustry trade

87. Investment advisory service

88. insurance intermediary

89. impaired asset

90. integral lockset

91. irrevocable income-only trust (IIOT)

92. Indirect costs of financial distress

93. Immediate Relative

94. iron condor

95. Identification

96. International Organization for Standardization

97. Immediate payment annuity

98. income averaging

99. International Labour Organisation (ILO)

100. Individual Consumption Expenditure By Government

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Franchised Monopoly

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A government-granted monopoly. The most important reason for the government granting a monopoly is in the case of the product or service being a natural monopoly, i.e. unable to sustain more than one producer. This is usually the case when very large economy of scale is needed to make production efficient (so the marginal cost of producing each additional unit is very low). Thus, given the huge scale of production needed for efficiency, it could be that the entire market demand would be fulfilled by a single efficient producer, making it unfeasible to have a second producer in the market. Thus, the government may decide to simply give a producer a monopoly, so that the producer is convinced of the fact that there is adequate market to achieve efficient scale. A government may also choose to grant monopolies in special conditions such as when they want to encourage a specific kinds of innovation (patents are effectively a government-granted monopoly), give preference to a producer who might also be involved in community development activities etc.

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