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LEISURE: The portion of time workers and other people spend not being compensative for work performed when they actively engaged in the production of goods and services. In other words, this is the time people sent off the job. Leisure activities can include resting at home, working around the house (without compensation), engaging in leisure activities (such as weekend sports, watching movies), or even sleeping. Leisure time pursuits becomes increasingly important for economies as they become more highly developed. As technological advances reduce the amount of time people need to spend working to generate a given level of income, they have more freedom to pursue leisure activities. Not only does this promote sales of industries that provide leisure related goods (sports, entertainment, etc.) it also triggers an interesting labor-leisure tradeoff and what is termed the backward-bending labor supply curve.

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Lesson 15: Aggregate Market | Unit 5: Policy Preview Page: 21 of 22

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There is no specific, absolute time period that separates short run from long run.

Time factors:

  • First: The size of the gap between short-run real production and long-run real production. Bigger gaps take longer to close.
  • Second: Because prices are less rigid going up than down, inflationary gaps tend to close more quickly than recessionary gaps.
  • Third: Adjustment speed depends on the underlying structure of the economy, including things like size, government laws, resource endowments, and culture.
These change over time and differ among countries. But adjustment is usually months not days.

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MARGINAL FACTOR COST, MONOPSONY

The change in total factor cost resulting from a change in the quantity of factor input employed by a monopsony. Marginal factor cost, abbreviated MFC, indicates how total factor cost changes with the employment of one more input. It is found by dividing the change in total factor cost by the change in the quantity of input used. Marginal factor cost is compared with marginal revenue product to identify the profit-maximizing quantity of input to hire.

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