ECON 2105 Week 3 notes
ECON 2105 Week 3 notes ECON 2105
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Week 3 Notes ECON 2105 PROF. MCWHITE RECAP: Law of Demand: o Ceteris paribus o As prices decrease, quantity demanded of a good will increase o As prices increase, quantity demanded of a good will decrease This is an inverse relationship!! o ONLY a change in PRICE causes a change in QUANTITY DEMANDED What causes a change in DEMAND? Everything EXCPET the price of the product! 1. Consumer income 2. Prices of related goods (substitutes/compliments) 3. Consumer tastes 4. Expectations of future events 5. Number of buyers in the market VOCAB Relating to the Law of Demand: Normal Goods: o When income increases, demand increases (shifts right) o Example: You enjoy steak. When your income increased, you began to buy more steak. Price Demand 2 Demand 1 Quantity Demand ed Week 3 Notes Inferior Goods: o As income increases, demand for a good decreases (shifts left) o Example: You usually buy a lot of spam when you are tight on money. As your income increases, instead of buying spam, you choose to buy more steak. Price Market for Spam D2 D1 Quantity Demand ed Substitutes o These are goods that are pretty much the same and can be substituted o As the price for one good increase, the demand for its substitute increase o For example: As the price for Pepsi increases, the demand for Coke increases o Market for Coke Price D2 D1 Quantity Demand ed Week 3 Notes Compliments o A good that goes along with another good o For example: You always eat peanut butter and jelly together. If the price of peanut butter increases, then the demand for jelly decreases. Market for Jelly Price D1 D2 Quantity Demand ed Week 3 Notes Law of Supply: o The higher the price of a good, the greater will be the quantity supplied o This is a direct relationship o Change in QUANTITY SUPPLIED not SUPPLY What causes a change in SUPPLY? Everything EXCPET price of the product! 1. INPUT PRICES What goes into creating the product? 2. TECHNOLOGY What technology is used to create the product? 3. EXPECTATIONS 4. NUMBER OF SELLERS Quantity Supplied: o The amount of a good that sellers are willing and able to sell o If a firm isn’t willing AND able, it is NOT part of the market
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