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Solutions for Chapter Chapter 19: An Age of Explorations and Isolation, 14001800

Full solutions for World History: Patterns of Interaction | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780547034751

Solutions for Chapter Chapter 19: An Age of Explorations and Isolation, 14001800

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • appreciation

    an increase in the value of a currency as measured by the amount of foreign currency it can buy

  • club goods

    goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption

  • common resources

    goods that are rival in consumption but not excludable

  • competitive market

    a market with many buyers and sellers trading identical products so that each buyer and seller is a price taker

  • Condorcet paradox

    the failure of majority rule to produce transitive preferences for society

  • constant returns to scale

    The property whereby long-run average total cost stays the same as the quantity of output changes

  • consumer surplus

    the amount a buyer is willing to pay for a good minus the amount the buyer actually pays for it

  • crowding out

    a decrease in investment that results from government borrowing

  • diseconomies of scale

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

  • fiscal policy

    the setting of the level of government spending and taxation by government policymakers

  • income effect

    the change in consumption that results when a price change moves the consumer to a higher or lower indifference curve

  • inflation

    an increase in the overall level of prices in the economy

  • inflation

    an increase in the overall level of prices in the economy

  • macroeconomics

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

  • marginal change

    a small incremental adjustment to a plan of action

  • monopolistic competition

    a market structure in which many firms sell products that are similar but not identical

  • negative income tax

    a tax system that collects revenue from high-income households and gives subsidies to lowincome households

  • physical capital

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

  • principal

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

  • unemployment rate

    the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed

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