Solutions for Chapter Module D : Indifference Curves and Consumer Choice

Full solutions for Krugman's Economics for AP® (High School) | 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781464122187

Solutions for Chapter Module D : Indifference Curves and Consumer Choice

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • aggregate-demand curve

    a curve that shows the quantity of goods and services that households, firms, the government, and customers abroad want to buy at each price level

  • central bank

    an institution designed to oversee the banking system and regulate the quantity of money in the economy

  • circular-flow diagram

    a visual model of the economy that shows how dollars flow through markets among households and firms

  • collective bargaining

    the process by which unions and firms agree on the terms of employment

  • comparative advantage

    the ability to produce a good at a lower opportunity cost than another producer

  • depression

    a severe recession

  • efficiency wages

    above-equilibrium wages paid by firms to increase worker productivity

  • 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

  • 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”

  • macroeconomics

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

  • marginal rate of substitution

    the rate at which a consumer is willing to trade one good for another

  • money multiplier

    the amount of money the banking system generates with each dollar of reserves

  • productivity

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

  • proportional tax

    a tax for which highincome and low-income taxpayers pay the same fraction of income

  • recession

    a period of declining real incomes and rising unemployment

  • supply curve

    a graph of the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied

  • tax incidence

    the manner in which the burden of a tax is shared among participants in a market

  • Tragedy of the Commons

    a parable that illustrates why common resources are used more than is desirable from the standpoint of society as a whole

  • unemployment insurance

    a government program that partially protects workers’ incomes when they become unemployed

  • vertical equity

    the idea that taxpayers with a greater ability to pay taxes should pay larger amounts

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