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Solutions for Chapter Chapter 26: An Age of Democracy and Progress, 18151914

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

ISBN: 9780547034751

Solutions for Chapter Chapter 26: An Age of Democracy and Progress, 18151914

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • automatic stabilizers

    changes in fiscal policy that stimulate aggregate demand when the economy goes into a recession without policymakers having to take any deliberate action

  • club goods

    goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption

  • discrimination

    the offering of different opportunities to similar individuals who differ only by race, ethnic group, sex, age, or other personal characteristics

  • efficiency wages

    above-equilibrium wages paid by firms to increase worker productivity

  • efficiency wages

    above-equilibrium wages paid by firms to increase worker productivity

  • government purchases

    spending on goods and services by local, state, and federal governments

  • implicit costs

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

  • inferior good

    a good for which, other things being equal, an increase in income leads to a decrease in demand

  • liquidity

    the ease with which an asset can be converted into the economy’s medium of exchange

  • multiplier effect

    the additional shifts in aggregate demand that result when expansionary fiscal policy increases income and thereby increases consumer spending

  • 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

  • net exports

    spending on domestically produced goods by foreigners (exports) minus spending on foreign goods by domestic residents (imports)

  • open-market operations

    the purchase and sale of U.S. government bonds by the Fed

  • Phillips curve

    a curve that shows the short-run trade-off between inflation and unemployment

  • prisoners’ dilemma

    a particular “game” between two captured prisoners that illustrates why cooperation is difficult to maintain even when it is mutually beneficial

  • production function

    the relationship between quantity of inputs used to make a good and the quantity of output of that good

  • production function

    the relationship between quantity of inputs used to make a good and the quantity of output of that good

  • quantity demanded

    the amount of a good that buyers are willing and able to purchase

  • supply schedule

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

  • vertical equity

    the idea that taxpayers with a greater ability to pay taxes should pay larger amounts