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LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS ACT: A Congressional act passed in 1947 that limited the power acquired by U.S. labor unions during the 1930 and into the 1940s. More commonly known as the Taft-Hartley Act, this outlawed unfair labor practices by labor unions to counterbalance earlier legislation that had outlawed unfair labor practices by firms. The Taft-Hartley Act also set up provisions to decertify unions, if members chose to do so, and allowed states to pass right-to-work laws, which would outlaw union shops.

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Lesson 11: Circular Flow | Unit 5: Real World Page: 20 of 22

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Measures of production and income.
  • Net domestic product (NDP) is GDP minus capital consumption allowances CCA).
  • National income (NI) is NDP minus indirect business taxes (IBT).
  • Personal income (PI) is NI minus undistributed corporate profits (UCP), corporate profits taxes (CPT) and Social Security Taxes (SST), plus transfer payments.
  • Disposable income (DI) is PI minus personal taxes.

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ASSUMPTIONS, CLASSICAL ECONOMICS

Classical economics, especially as directed toward macroeconomics, relies on three key assumptions--flexible prices, Say's law, and saving-investment equality. Flexible prices ensure that markets adjust to equilibrium and eliminate shortages and surpluses. Say's law states that supply creates its own demand and means that enough income is generated by production to purchase the resulting production. The saving-investment equality ensures that any income leaked from consumption into saving is replaced by an equal amount of investment. Although of questionable realism, these three assumptions imply that the economy would operate at full employment.

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