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Solutions for Chapter 6: Government of the United States

World Geography | ISBN: 9780618689989 | Authors: McDougal Littel

Full solutions for World Geography

ISBN: 9780618689989

World Geography | ISBN: 9780618689989 | Authors: McDougal Littel

Solutions for Chapter 6: Government of the United States

Solutions for Chapter 6
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ISBN: 9780618689989

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    total cost divided by the quantity of output

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    an economy that does not interact with other economies in the world

  • club goods

    goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption

  • deadweight loss

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

  • efficiency

    the property of society getting the most it can from its scarce resources

  • maximin criterion

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

  • microeconomics

    the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets

  • monopolistic competition

    the quantity of money available in the economy

  • 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

  • open economy

    an economy that interacts freely with other economies around the world

  • physical capital

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

  • production possibilities frontier

    a graph that shows the combinations of output that the economy can possibly produce given the available factors of production and the available production technology

  • profit

    total revenue minus total cost

  • proportional tax

    a tax for which highincome and low-income taxpayers pay the same fraction of income

  • supply shock

    an event that directly alters firms’ costs and prices, shifting the economy’s aggregate supply curve and thus the Phillips curve

  • tariff

    tax on goods produced abroad and sold domestically

  • tax incidence

    the manner in which the burden of a tax is shared among participants in a market

  • total revenue (in a market)

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  • union

    a worker association that bargains with employers over wages, benefits, and working conditions

  • unit of account

    the yardstick people use to post prices and record debts

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