buoyancy

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buoyancy

(1) The degree to which a body floats in a liquid.
(2) The force exerted by a fluid on a floating body, which opposes the force of gravity and is equal to the  body’s density.
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The ranking of developing countries according to their fiscal effort measured in term of actual to predicted values of buoyancies is shown in Table 3.
Table 1 Buoyancies of the Taxes of Developing Countries Countries Total Taxes Direct Taxes Indirect Taxes Pakistan 1.
Before discussing the elasticities and buoyancies of different taxes, the percentage share of each tax category in total tax revenue is presented in Table 2, which gives information about the proportion of each individual tax in the total tax bill.