Solutions for Chapter 6: Supply, Demand, and Government Policies

Principles of Microeconomics | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9781285165905 | Authors: N Gregory Mankiw

Full solutions for Principles of Microeconomics | 7th Edition

ISBN: 9781285165905

Principles of Microeconomics | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9781285165905 | Authors: N Gregory Mankiw

Solutions for Chapter 6: Supply, Demand, and Government Policies

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • comparative advantage

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

  • depression

    a severe recession

  • equilibrium quantity

    the quantity supplied and the quantity demanded at the equilibrium price

  • income effect

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

  • labor force

    the total number of workers, including both the employed and the unemployed

  • macroeconomics

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

  • marginal change

    a small incremental adjustment to a plan of action

  • multiplier effect

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

  • price ceiling

    a legal maximum on the price at which a good can be sold

  • profit

    total revenue minus total cost

  • property rights

    the ability of an individual to own and exercise control over scarce resources

  • proportional tax

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

  • recession

    a period of declining real incomes and rising unemployment

  • regressive tax

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

  • shortage

    a situation in which quantity demanded is greater than quantity supplied

  • 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 schedule

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

  • surplus

    a situation in which quantity supplied is greater than quantity demanded

  • theory of liquidity preference

    Keynes’s theory that the interest rate adjusts to bring money supply and money demand into balance

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