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INDUSTRIAL UNION: A labor union composed of workers in the same industry, often for several different firms, but no necessarily in the same occupation. Common examples of industrial unions represent workers in the automobile, steel, and textile industries. Industrial unions generally exert market control by establishing minimum wages paid to their members. The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) began as a collection of industrial unions.

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Lesson 1: Economic Basics | Unit 1: Economics Page: 3 of 18

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  • The basic definition of economics, which is the scientific study of scarcity and how society uses resources.
  • That economics is also the study of how resources are used to produce goods and services that are used to satisfy consumers' wants and needs.
  • The importance of scarcity, opportunity cost, and analysis to the study of economics.
  • The three questions of allocation, What? How? For Whom?

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MARGINAL UTILITY CURVE

A curve illustrating the relation between the marginal utility obtained from consuming an additional unit of good and the quantity of the good consumed. The negative slope of the marginal utility curve reflects the law of diminishing marginal utility. The marginal utility curve also can be used to derived the demand curve.

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