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Solutions for Chapter Module 54 : The Production Function

Full solutions for Krugman's Economics for AP* | 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781429218276

Solutions for Chapter Module 54 : The Production Function

Since 5 problems in chapter Module 54 : The Production Function have been answered, more than 1984 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter Module 54 : The Production Function includes 5 full step-by-step solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Krugman's Economics for AP*, edition: 2. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Krugman's Economics for AP* was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781429218276.

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    an increase in the value of a currency as measured by the amount of foreign currency it can buy

  • bond

    a certificate of indebtedness

  • catch-up effect

    the property whereby countries that start off poor tend to grow more rapidly than countries that start off rich

  • closed economy

    an economy that does not interact with other economies in the world

  • cost–benefit analysis

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

  • diversification

    the reduction of risk achieved by replacing a single risk with a large number of smaller, unrelated risks

  • horizontal equity

    the idea that taxpayers with similar abilities to pay taxes should pay the same amount

  • income effect

    the change in consumption that results when a price change moves the consumer to a higher or lower indifference curve

  • inflation tax

    the revenue the government raises by creating money

  • law of supply and demand

    the claim that the price of any good adjusts to bring the quantity supplied and the quantity demanded for that good into balance

  • macroeconomics

    the study of economy-wide phenomena, including inflation, unemployment, and economic growth

  • microeconomics

    the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets

  • normative statements

    claims that attempt to prescribe how the world should be

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    a market structure in which only a few sellers offer similar or identical products

  • perfect substitutes

    two goods with straight-line indifference curves

  • price elasticity of demand

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

  • productivity

    the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input

  • productivity

    the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input

  • rivalry in consumption

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