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Solutions for Chapter 16: Religion And Science, 14501750

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

ISBN: 9780312644666

Solutions for Chapter 16: Religion And Science, 14501750

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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

  • budget deficit

    an excess of government spending over government receipts

  • economies of scale

    the property whereby long-run average total cost falls as the quantity of output increases

  • efficiency

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

  • financial intermediaries

    financial institutions through which savers can indirectly provide funds to borrowers

  • inflation

    an increase in the overall level of prices in the economy

  • libertarianism

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

  • marginal change

    a small incremental adjustment to a plan of action

  • market economy

    an economy that allocates resources through the decentralized decisions of many firms and households as they interact in markets for goods and services

  • market for loanable funds

    the market in which those who want to save supply funds and those who want to borrow to invest demand funds

  • market power

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

  • monetary neutrality

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

  • Nash equilibrium

    a situation in which economic actors interacting with one another each choose their best strategy given the strategies that all the other actors have chosen

  • physical capital

    the stock of equipment and structures that are used to produce goods and services

  • price elasticity of supply

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

  • principal

    a person for whom another person, called the agent, is performing some act

  • producer price index

    a measure of the cost of a basket of goods and services bought by firms

  • regressive tax

    a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a smaller fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers

  • tax incidence

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

  • theory of liquidity preference

    Keynes’s theory that the interest rate adjusts to bring money supply and money demand into balance

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