- Chapter 9.1: Beringia
- Chapter 9.2: maize
- Chapter 9.3: Olmec
- Chapter 9.4: Zapotec
- Chapter 9.5: Monte Albn
- Chapter 9.6: Chavn
- Chapter 9.7: Nazca
- Chapter 9.8: Moche
- Chapter 9.9: How do scientists know the first Americans were hunters?
- Chapter 9.10: Why was corn an important crop to early peoples?
- Chapter 9.11: What were the main differences between hunter-gatherer societies an...
- Chapter 9.12: Where did the Olmec arise?
- Chapter 9.13: How did the Olmecs location contribute to the development of their ...
- Chapter 9.14: How did the Olmec influence the Zapotec civilization?
- Chapter 9.15: How do archaeologists know that the Zapotec city of Monte Albn was ...
- Chapter 9.16: In what ways did the Chavn influence other peoples?
- Chapter 9.17: What do scholars believe the Nazca lines represent?
- Chapter 9.18: How did the Nazca and Moche develop rich farmland?
Solutions for Chapter Chapter 9: The Americas: A Separate World, 40,000 B.C.A.D. 700
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an increase in the value of a currency as measured by the amount of foreign currency it can buy
an economy that does not interact with other economies in the world
the ability to produce a good at a lower opportunity cost than another producer
two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to a decrease in the demand for the other
a tax designed to induce private decision makers to take account of the social costs that arise from a negative externality
the property whereby the benefit from an extra unit of an input declines as the quantity of the input increases
a strategy that is best for a player in a game regardless of the strategies chosen by the other players
a situation in which the market price has reached the level at which quantity supplied equals quantity demanded
the change in consumption that results when a price change moves the consumer to a higher or lower indifference curve
a situation in which a market left on its own fails to allocate resources efficiently
the ability of a single economic actor (or small group of actors) to have a substantial influence on market prices
the costs of changing prices
net capital outflow
the purchase of foreign assets by domestic residents minus the purchase of domestic assets by foreigners
the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input
the fraction of deposits that banks hold as reserves
the organized withdrawal of labor from a firm by a union
a cost that has already been committed and cannot be recovered
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
a measure of happiness or satisfaction
value of the marginal product
the marginal product of an input times the price of the output