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Solutions for Chapter 14: Empires And Encounters, 14501750

Full solutions for Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources

ISBN: 9780312644666

Solutions for Chapter 14: Empires And Encounters, 14501750

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • absolute advantage

    the ability to produce a good using fewer inputs than another producer

  • adverse selection

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

  • catch-up effect

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

  • club goods

    goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption

  • cyclical unemployment

    the deviation of unemployment from its natural rate

  • demand deposits

    balances in bank accounts that depositors can access on demand by writing a check

  • efficiency

    the property of society getting the most it can from its scarce resources

  • federal funds rate

    the interest rate at which banks make overnight loans to one another

  • in-kind transfers

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

  • inferior good

    a good for which, other things being equal, an increase in income leads to a decrease in demand

  • libertarianism

    the political philosophy according to which the government should punish crimes and enforce voluntary agreements but not redistribute income

  • marginal revenue

    the change in total revenue from an additional unit sold

  • marginal tax rate

    the amount that taxes increase from an additional dollar of income

  • monetary neutrality

    the proposition that changes in the money supply do not affect real variables

  • normative statements

    claims that attempt to prescribe how the world should be

  • price discrimination

    the business practice of selling the same good at different prices to different customers

  • recession

    a period of declining real incomes and rising unemployment

  • shoe-leather cost

    the resources wasted when inflation encourages people to reduce their money holdings

  • 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

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