Principles of Economics- Mankiw (5th) 86

Principles of Economics- Mankiw (5th) 86 - 90 PA R T T W O...

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90 PART TWO SUPPLY AND DEMAND I: HOW MARKETS WORK market, p. 66 competitive market, p. 66 quantity demanded, p. 67 law of demand, p. 68 normal good, p. 68 inferior good, p. 68 substitutes, p. 68 complements, p. 68 demand schedule, p. 69 demand curve, p. 70 ceteris paribus, p. 70 quantity supplied, p. 75 law of supply, p. 75 supply schedule, p. 76 supply curve, p. 76 equilibrium, p. 80 equilibrium price, p. 80 equilibrium quantity, p. 80 surplus, p. 81 shortage, p. 81 law of supply and demand, p. 81 Key Concepts 1. What is a competitive market? Briefly describe the types of markets other than perfectly competitive markets. 2. What determines the quantity of a good that buyers demand? 3. What are the demand schedule and the demand curve, and how are they related? Why does the demand curve slope downward? 4. Does a change in consumers’ tastes lead to a movement along the demand curve or a shift in the demand curve? Does a change in price lead to a movement along the
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