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If the government places a tax on each radio that sellers produce, the outcome will be negative for both sellers and buyers. The consumer surplus will shrink and the producer surplus will also...

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In economic theory, a market consists of sellers and buyers of a good. Typically supply of the good will be available at a price that buyers are willing to pay, so that supply is matched by demand....

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The influence of international private financial companies on global markets has two components. The first is the relatively transparent component, and the impact of these companies' decisions is...

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The oil market has been devastated, at least in the short term, by the global pandemic. With governments around the world imposing draconian “stay-at-home” rules in attempts at stemming the spread...

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Reaganomics refers to the economic policies promoted by President Ronald Reagan. This term was used by both supporters of Reagan as well as his critics. This involved a decrease in spending on...

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The Bretton Woods system came in to place in 1944 at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference. A fact you might be interested to know is that it was named after the town where this...

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Monetary costs are the costs that are involved in a job that can be expressed in terms of dollars and cents. There are not very many such costs for either of these jobs. The monetary costs...

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There are four components to aggregate expenditures. These components are used to calculate gross domestic product. The four components are consumer spending, investment on the part of...

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There is considerable debate on this question among various economists.The general mainstream view is called the New Neoclassical Synthesis: Based primarily on the work of John Maynard Keynes, it...

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Credit cards are not money. To see why this is so, let us look at the three functions that money must fulfill. Money must serve as a medium of exchange and as a unit of account. Credit cards...

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The Hecksher-Ohlin model explains mathematically how a country should operate and trade in a world where resources are imbalanced. It suggests that countries export what they can produce most...

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It is one of the basic principles of economics that human beings are generally motivated by self-interest. This sometimes leads to the accusation that economics glorifies or encourages selfishness....

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An absolute advantage means the ability of a nation or firm to produce more of a given good or service than another nation or firm. A comparative advantage is more complex, taking opportunity cost...

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According to the Constitution, the government is not legally required to do anything in an economic crisis; however, since the public associates economic prosperity with elected officials, these...

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This is an interesting assignment. It is important to keep in mind that when the New Deal was launched, America was still in the midst of the Great Depression that followed the stock market crash...

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One way to determine if a product's demand is elastic or inelastic is to examine if it can be replaced by a similar one. If consumers buy the product no matter the price, then the demand is...

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Economic equilibrium is when the market forces of supply and demand are in a steady state. This means they should be equally balanced, without any further external interference or disruption....

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The negative effects that monopolies often have on economies has consistently led to societal criticism and anti-monopolistic regulations. These criticisms have reached from over a century ago to...

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The best answer for this would be corn. Eggs are just about as good, but corn is probably a little bit better. The relevant aspects of perfect competition for the purposes of this answer are that...

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The law of diminishing returns states that, in the short term, the profit to be gained from a particular product or process decreases after a certain level of investment, either of money or energy....

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Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are vehicles that combine varying elements of off-road, all terrain, and road-going vehicle features. Over the years, SUVs have started to be offered in an...

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The effectiveness of market competition, as understood according to classical liberal economics, is always dependent on the circumstances in which a given business has to operate. The purely...

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The yield curve is a curve that depicts several interest rates for several loan periods (1 year, 5 years, 15 years, 20 years, 30 years, etc.) for the same loan to a particular borrower. The yield...

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The principle of competition applies to individuals within both private and public organizations. However, it applies to private organizations much more than to public organizations. People in...

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There is an old saying: “Jack of all trades; master of none.” What this means is that a generalist may be knowledgeable and skilled across a broad spectrum of activities but not represent the...

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“Opportunity cost” refers to the sacrifice that an individual makes by not taking one course of action because of the potential benefits they might accrue by pursuing an alternative one. For...

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The Federal Reserve publishes the Beige Book as a source for information and decision making for banks, financial institutions, manufacturers, and government agencies. The report, like most...

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Price elasticity of demand is mainly of interest to the government for the purposes of taxation. Governments in most places impose sales taxes or value-added taxes. These sorts of taxes raise the...

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The question you are asking is an example of price elasticity of demand: how the quantity demanded of a product or service rises or falls in response to a change in the price of that product or...

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Marxism continues to be an ideology and framework for understanding nation-state and economic realities around the world. In terms of analysis of boss/owner-worker relations and dynamics, Marxism...

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In economic terms, the market for allotments is in disequilibrium because the government has effectively set a price floor for the allotments. In recent years, the demand for allotments has gone...

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No, this statement is not accurate. Monopolists cannot simply raise prices as high as they like. The demand for their goods or services may be less elastic than the demand for most other...

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China is a member of the World Trade Organization. As such, it is supposed to be doing away with trade barriers. China became a member of the WTO in 2001 and has been reducing its trade barriers....

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There are many microeconomic factors which can affect the automobile industry. We will examine two. Price of oil/gas. The price of oil affects what sorts of cars people want to buy. As the price...

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Globalization has created a good deal of confusion as to the economies of the major three countries in the world. We typically think of the United States as a capitalist, Russia as communist, and...

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