\\-ks\ noun plural but usually singular in construction
Etymology: German kameralistik, from kameralist + -ik -ics
: the science of public finance

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  • Cameralistics — Cam e*ra*lis tics, n. [Cf. F. cam[ e]ralistique, G. kameralistik, fr. L. camera vault, LL., chamber, treasury.] The science of finance or public revenue. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cameralistics — n. principles of cameralism (17th century European economic system which taught that a nation s economic power can be strengthened by increasing the nation s monetary wealth) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cameralistics — cam·er·a·lis·tics …   English syllables

  • cameralistics — The science of managing public finances …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • cameralistics — /ksemaralistaks/ The science of finance or public revenue, comprehending the means of raising and disposing of it …   Black's law dictionary

  • cameralistics — The science of finance …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Étienne Laspeyres — (Ernst Louis) Étienne Laspeyres (Halle an der Saale, November 28, 1834 ndash; August 4, 1913) was Professor ordinarius of Economics and Statistics or State Sciences and cameralistics in Basel, Riga, Dorpat (now Tartu), Karlsruhe and finally for… …   Wikipedia

  • cameralistic — /kam euhr euh lis tik, kam reuh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to public finance. 2. of or pertaining to cameralism. n. 3. cameralistics, (usually used with a sing. v.) the science of public finance. [1755 65; < G kameralistisch, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • public administration — 1. the implementation of public policy, largely by the executive branch. 2. a field of study preparing persons for careers in such work. * * * Introduction       the implementation of government policies. Today public administration is often… …   Universalium

  • cameralism —   n. economic theory in which public revenue is sole measure of national prosperity.    ♦ cameralist, n. adherent of cameralism.    ♦ cameralistic, a. pertaining to public revenue.    ♦ cameralistics, n. study of national finance …   Dictionary of difficult words

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