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A device that brings about and helps maintain equilibrium.
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The credit manager is becoming the equilibrator between financial and commercial goals.
Havasi, "ERROSphere: an equilibrator robot," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA '05), pp.
His "entrepreneur as equilibrator" (2009, 147) uses differential alertness to profit, at least in expectation, from an existing opportunity to create net value.
He does this when he characterizes the difference between their respective views as one between that of the entrepreneur as disrupter of equilibrium versus that of equilibrator, thus leaving out the ignorance, uncertainty, and purposefulness that give rise to the entrepreneurial aspect of all human action only in the market process.
It was equipped with a shower type equilibrator, an open pre-equilibrator and a non-dispersive dual cell infrared gas analyzer (LI-7000).
(4) The reconciliation of these two types of entrepreneurship in the market economic is aptly manifested in Holcombe (2003), in which he defines an entrepreneur as an equilibrator within the market and, simultaneously, a catalyst for economic activity and economic growth as a whole.
Rather than an equilibrator, Mises's entrepreneur is a resource allocator.