Solutions for Chapter 13: Politics

The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, Rhetoric | 2nd Edition | ISBN: 9780312676506 | Authors: Renee H. Shea, Lawrence Scanlon, Robin Dissin Aufses

Full solutions for The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, Rhetoric | 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780312676506

The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, Rhetoric | 2nd Edition | ISBN: 9780312676506 | Authors: Renee H. Shea, Lawrence Scanlon, Robin Dissin Aufses

Solutions for Chapter 13: Politics

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • adverse selection

    the tendency for the mix of unobserved attributes to become undesirable from the standpoint of an uninformed party

  • average variable cost

    variable cost divided by the quantity of output

  • budget surplus

    an excess of tax revenue over government spending

  • business cycle

    fluctuations in economic activity, such as employment and production

  • complements

    two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to a decrease in the demand for the other

  • cost–benefit analysis

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

  • equilibrium

    a situation in which the market price has reached the level at which quantity supplied equals quantity demanded

  • imports

    goods produced abroad and sold domestically

  • in-kind transfers

    transfers to the poor given in the form of goods and services rather than cash

  • incentive

    something that induces a person to act

  • indifference curve

    a curve that shows consumption bundles that give the consumer the same level of satisfaction

  • liberalism

    the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies deemed just, as evaluated by an impartial observer behind a “veil of ignorance”

  • market power

    the ability of a single economic actor (or small group of actors) to have a substantial influence on market prices

  • natural resources

    the inputs into the production of goods and services that are provided by nature, such as land, rivers, and mineral deposits

  • normal good

    a good for which, other things being equal, an increase in

  • property rights

    the ability of an individual to own and exercise control over scarce resources

  • quantity demanded

    the amount of a good that buyers are willing and able to purchase

  • risk aversion

    a dislike of uncertainty

  • transaction costs

    the costs that parties incur in the process of agreeing to and following through on a bargain

  • variable costs

    costs that vary with the quantity of output produced

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