Rationing

Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services. Rationing controls the size of the ration, one's allotted portion of the resources being distributed on a particular day or at a particular time.

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Salt Lists
... Georgia, Alabama and other southern states began a rationing process to ensure fair distribution ... Many of the states handed rationing responsibility to the county courts, which created salt lists of eligible families and the amounts of salt (calculated in 1/2 bushels) that they could receive ... The rationing programs did not provide the salt for free, except for widows of soldiers ...
The Politics Of Starvation - Background
... Rationing in the United Kingdom was introduced at an early stage of World War II, and did not end completely until 1954 ... after the war ended than during the hostilities, with bread rationing beginning in 1946 and potato rationing in 1947 ...
Other Contributions - Overinvestment - Efficient Credit Rationing
... to Stiglitz and Weiss, De Meza and Webb show that if credit rationing occurs in Stiglitz and Weiss, the volume of lending is actually higher than it ... authors, where they show that, on the one hand, credit rationing can occur even under symmetric information, and, on the other, that it might not imply a market ...
Rationing In Cuba
... Rationing in Cuba refers to the system of food distribution known in Cuba as the Libreta de Abastecimiento ("Supplies booklet") ... On top of rationing, the average wage at the end of 2005 was 334 regular pesos per month ($16.70 per month) and average monthly pension was $9 ... It is rumoured that the rationing card, and the whole rationing system, will be abolished ...
Carbon Rationing
... Personal carbon trading is sometimes confused with carbon offsetting due to the similar notion of paying for emissions allowances, but is a quite different concept designed to be mandatory and to guarantee that nations achieve their domestic carbon emissions targets (rather than attempting to do so via international trading or offsetting). ...