The first noticeable effect of the crisis was a great scarcity of employment.
Through the resultant scarcity of labor, much land fell out of cultivation.
Emigration has, however, recently assumed such proportions as to lead to scarcity of labor and rise of wages in Italy itself.
In the south they are rare, on account partly of the mountainous character of the country, and partly of the scarcity of traffic. All the important towns of Italy are provided with internal electric tramways, mostly with overhead wires.
In the great development of reverence for sacred animals which took place after the New Kingdom, the domestic cat was especially the animal of Bubastis, although it had also to serve for all the other feline goddesses, owing no doubt to the scarcity and intractability of its congeners.
The Annals abound with references to the prices and comparative abundance or scarcity of the two staple products, wool and corn.
The complete failure of the rain in the autumn of 1896 caused scarcity to develop suddenly into famine, which lasted until the end of 1897.
The Cyperus dives is still become that it is reported that in the reign of Tiberius, owing to the scarcity and dearness of the material caused by a failure of the papyrus crop, there was a danger of the ordinary business of life being deranged (Pliny, N.H.
The scarcity of Welsh bibles was Charles's greatest difficulty in his work.
The later middle ages are represented by several monasteries, and many castles, such as those of Dervent, Doboj, Maglaj, Zepee and Vranduk, on the Bosna; Bihac, on Owing to the scarcity of authoritative documents, it is impossible to describe in detail the events of the next three centuries.
These debased currencies are usually at a premium over gold owing to the extreme scarcity of fractional coinage.
The Mahi is the only river in the state and great scarcity of water occurs in the dry season.
The largest expense for water rights and for annual maintenance was incurred in southern California, where the character of the crops, such as citrus fruits, and the scarcity of the water make possible Arizona.
Scarcity was the new watchword as the focus turned to all the problems of the future, not all the possibilities.
As my professors told me the first day I started studying economics in college (and never tired of repeating), scarcity is the central underlying assumption of all economic theory.
We essentially view scarcity like the children's game "musical chairs."
And yet we do have some experience with situations where scarcity is nonexistent.
But in many areas, scarcity is so profound it has huge societal impact.
As my economics professors insisted, cost is determined by scarcity and demand.
But these are questions of technology, not of scarcity, and technology is about to rocket forward.
We have a hard time seeing this world without scarcity because we are firmly planted in the worldview of scarcity.
True scarcity is uncommon.
When we talk about it in terms of scarcity, we usually mean clean water in a certain location is scarce.
But in a world without scarcity, socialism can't even exist.
In a world without scarcity, or that has scarcity at such a trivial level it is hardly noticeable, all the conventional theories and dogmas lose their meaning.
But already a change is taking place, owing, not to an increased humanity, but to an increased scarcity of game, for perhaps the hunter is the greatest friend of the animals hunted, not excepting the Humane Society.