- 32.1: What challenges face the world in thetwenty-first century?
- 32.2: What are the promises and perils ofthe technological revolution?
- 32.3: Locate Bhopal, Chernobyl, Sudan.
- 32.4: Explain why it is difficult for developingnations to establish indu...
- 32.5: List three countries in which free electionshave demonstrated great...
- 32.6: Analyze What are the individual andglobal consequences of overpopul...
- 32.7: Summarizing Information Create achart like the one below listing te...
- 32.8: Compare the photo on page 971 to thephoto of the International Spac...
- 32.9: Expository Writing By now, mostleaders of major nations have recogn...
- 32.10: Government What problems do developing nations face?
- 32.11: Science and Technology What contributes to the hungerproblem in dev...
- 32.12: Citizenship Why are nongovernmental organizationstaking greater res...
- 32.13: Culture How have the introduction of Western ideas andcustoms had a...
- 32.14: Government What is the United Nations Security Council?Why is it di...
- 32.15: Citizenship What is the slogan of grassroots public interestgroups?...
- 32.16: Evaluating Analyze the interdependency of developing andindustriali...
- 32.17: Cause and Effect Explain the increased potential forregional nuclea...
- 32.18: Expository Writing Write an essay comparing the nucleardisaster at ...
- 32.19: Rachel Carson cautioned about the dangers of harmful chemicalsin he...
- 32.20: Who will question the lack of concern shown for the naturalworld, i...
- 32.21: Why was Silent Spring a groundbreaking book? How has itinfluenced t...
- 32.22: Using the Internet The science of ecology has led to a newform of t...
- 32.23: Grassroots politics have moved the burden of decision makingfrom th...
- 32.24: Where is the radioactive fallout most concentrated?
- 32.25: Where are the furthest traces of radioactive fallout found(using Ch...
- 32.26: What global effects did the explosion at Chernobyl have?
Solutions for Chapter 32: The Challenges of Our World
Full solutions for World History | 2nd Edition
the idea that taxes should be levied on a person according to how well that person can shoulder the burden
total revenue minus total explicit cost
a person who is performing an act for another person, called the principal
average fixed cost
fixed cost divided by the quantity of output
average tax rate
total taxes paid divided by total income
the idea that people should pay taxes based on the benefits they receive from government services
goods that are rival in consumption but not excludable
a graph of the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity demanded
an economy that allocates resources through the decentralized decisions of many firms and households as they interact in markets for goods and services
medium of exchange
an item that buyers give to sellers when they want to purchase goods and services
the set of assets in an economy that people regularly use to buy goods and services from other peopl
the additional shifts in aggregate demand that result when expansionary fiscal policy increases income and thereby increases consumer spending
the inputs into the production of goods and services that are provided by nature, such as land, rivers, and mineral deposits
a market structure in which only a few sellers offer similar or identical products
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a larger fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
a tax for which highincome and low-income taxpayers pay the same fraction of income
rivalry in consumption
the property of a good whereby one person’s use diminishes other people’s use
a situation in which quantity demanded is greater than quantity supplied
two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to an increase in the demand for the other
the idea that taxpayers with a greater ability to pay taxes should pay larger amounts