Solutions for Chapter Chapter 22: Enlightenment and Revolution, 15501789

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Solutions for Chapter Chapter 22: Enlightenment and Revolution, 15501789

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • average variable cost

    variable cost divided by the quantity of output

  • bond

    a certificate of indebtedness

  • cartel

    a group of firms acting in unison

  • commodity money

    money that takes the form of a commodity with intrinsic value

  • crowding-out effect

    the offset in aggregate demand that results when expansionary fiscal policy raises the interest rate and thereby reduces investment spending

  • deadweight loss

    the fall in total surplus that results from a market distortion, such as a tax

  • exports

    goods produced domestically and sold abroad

  • implicit costs

    input costs that do not require an outlay of money by the firm

  • life cycle

    the regular pattern of income variation over a person’s life

  • maximin criterion

    the claim that the government should aim to maximize the well-being of the worst-off person in society

  • medium of exchange

    an item that buyers give to sellers when they want to purchase 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

  • profit

    total revenue minus total cost

  • regressive tax

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

  • social insurance

    government policy aimed at protecting people against the risk of adverse events

  • substitutes

    two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to an increase in the demand for the other

  • supply curve

    a graph of the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied

  • supply schedule

    a table that shows the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied

  • unit of account

    the yardstick people use to post prices and record debts

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