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FEATHERBEDDING: A labor union practice of artificially increasing the number of workers employed even though the specific job or task can be completed with fewer workers. This can be done mandating that specific jobs be performed only by workers with specific skill levels or be mandating that a certain number of workers are needed to perform a job or task. By increasing the demand for workers, featherbedding also keeps wages higher.

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Lesson 15: Aggregate Market | Unit 3: Doing Curves Page: 12 of 22

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We can see what happens if the price level is not at the long-run equilibrium price level of Pe. If price level is the too high the supply of real production is greater than demand. We have surpluses in product markets throughout the economy. Market prices decrease and so too does the price level. Aggregate expenditures then increase to reach full employment.

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Another term for journalists, reporters, and other members of the media. This is one of four divisions of society based on economic function. The other three are government as the first estate, businesses as the second estate, and consumers as the third estate.

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