Solutions for Chapter 7: History and Government of Canada

World Geography | ISBN: 9780618689989 | Authors: McDougal Littel

Full solutions for World Geography

ISBN: 9780618689989

World Geography | ISBN: 9780618689989 | Authors: McDougal Littel

Solutions for Chapter 7: History and Government of Canada

Solutions for Chapter 7
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Textbook: World Geography
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Author: McDougal Littel
ISBN: 9780618689989

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • adverse selection

    the tendency for the mix of unobserved attributes to become undesirable from the standpoint of an uninformed party

  • comparative advantage

    the ability to produce a good at a lower opportunity cost than another producer

  • crowding-out effect

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

  • diseconomies of scale

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

  • efficient markets hypothesis

    the theory that asset prices reflect all publicly available information about the value of an asset

  • excludability

    the property of a good whereby a person can be prevented from using it

  • Giffen good

    a good for which an increase in the price raises the quantity demanded

  • inferior good

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

  • liberalism

    the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies deemed just, as evaluated by an impartial observer behind a “veil of ignorance”

  • marginal tax rate

    the amount that taxes increase from an additional dollar of income

  • normal good

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

  • political economy

    the study of government using the analytic methods of economics

  • principal

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

  • rational people

    people who systematically and purposefully do the best they can to achieve their objectives

  • scarcity

    the limited nature of society’s resources

  • stock

    a claim to partial ownership in a firm

  • sunk cost

    a cost that has already been committed and cannot be recovered

  • supply schedule

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

  • value of the marginal product

    the marginal product of an input times the price of the output

  • welfare

    government programs that supplement the incomes of the needy

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