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Solutions for Chapter 16: Domestic Policy

American Government | ISBN: 9781938168178 | Authors: Glen Krutz, Sylvie Waskiewicz

Full solutions for American Government

ISBN: 9781938168178

American Government | ISBN: 9781938168178 | Authors: Glen Krutz, Sylvie Waskiewicz

Solutions for Chapter 16: Domestic Policy

Solutions for Chapter 16
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Author: Glen Krutz, Sylvie Waskiewicz
ISBN: 9781938168178

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    total revenue divided by the quantity sold

  • bank capital

    the resources a bank’s owners have put into the institution

  • capital

    the equipment and structures used to produce goods and services

  • Condorcet paradox

    the failure of majority rule to produce transitive preferences for society

  • constant returns to scale

    The property whereby long-run average total cost stays the same as the quantity of output changes

  • cost–benefit analysis

    a study that compares the costs and benefits to society of providing a public good

  • cross-price elasticity of demand

    a measure of how much the quantity demanded of one good responds to a change in the price of another good, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded of the first good divided by the percentage change in price of the second good

  • demand schedule

    a table that shows the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity demanded

  • discouraged workers

    individuals who would like to work but have given up looking for a job

  • equilibrium price

    the price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded

  • marginal tax rate

    the amount that taxes increase from an additional dollar of income

  • maximin criterion

    the claim that the government should aim to maximize the well-being of the worst-off person in society

  • median voter theorem

    a mathematical result showing that if voters are choosing a point along a line and each voter wants the point closest to his most preferred point, then majority rule will pick the most preferred point of the median voter

  • natural level of output

    the production of goods and services that an economy achieves in the long run when unemployment is at its normal rate

  • open-market operations

    the purchase and sale of U.S. government bonds by the Fed

  • poverty rate

    the percentage of the population whose family income falls below an absolute level called the poverty line

  • real GDP

    the production of goods and services valued at constant prices

  • utilitarianism

    the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies to maximize the total utility of everyone in society

  • utility

    a measure of happiness or satisfaction

  • value of the marginal product

    the marginal product of an input times the price of the output

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