The Latvian economy is among the fastest-growing in the euro area, but continued reforms will promote a rapid and sustainable pace of convergence with upper-income countries while limiting the risk of repeated boom-and-bust cycles
, according to the OECD Economic Survey of Latvia.
Building lasting businesses from the boom-and-bust cycles
of the past is not easy.
Although the report said that plans to build major new power plants are "often speculative and typically operate on boom-and-bust cycles
," experts at the Energy Department predict that up to half of the coal-fired utilities will eventually be built.
The Bodner family members have shepherded the company through what used to be a set of boom-and-bust cycles
in Houston, all the while finding additional time to act in leadership roles in their state and in the scrap recycling industry.
Using the boom-and-bust cycles
that have occurred in the American, Swedish, Thai, and Japanese markets for property, they find three contributing factors: a) imperfect information in the market, which causes investors to overestimate the present value of expected investments; b) perverse incentives, with investors trying to shift losses to the banks that they had borrowed from while attempting to avoid putting their own equity into properties; and c) psychological bias in putting too much emphasis on recent history in the real estate market combined with insufficient attention to long-term trends.
From its inception as a music hall, supporting the type of burlesque entertainment treasured by the Irish and English working classes, to its subsequent refurbishment as a grand cinema, the Coronet's history is inscribed as a recurring series of boom-and-bust cycles
More than a few [of those he interviewed] were troubled by what they viewed as its [capitalism's] essential heartlessness; they cited our boom-and-bust cycles
, recurrent unemployment, the stubborn survival of poverty in the midst of plenty, and the astronomical cost of medical care.
Now publicly traded, InsWeb weathered the challenges of online boom-and-bust cycles
The Elk Valley in southeast British Columbia is dependent on coal mining, a single industry that often brings boom-and-bust cycles
In 1982 the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first biotech drug, human insulin, which was produced in genetically modified bacteria; since Genentech went public back in 1980 the biotech sector has been marked by periodic boom-and-bust cycles
in the stock market.
The USFS was created to sustainably manage the forests, but boom-and-bust cycles
are still devastating western towns.
Polling people in the Colorado tech industry to find out what they have learned from our most recent boom-and-bust cycle
, I've gotten responses ranging from philosophy to humor.