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A POSTERIORI: A conclusion reached through logical reasoning based on facts and observations about the real world. This notion is closely related to the scientific verification of hypotheses and the identification of principles. A similar sounding, but opposite term is a prior, which is a unverified presumption made before an analysis is undertaken. For example, in the study of economics of crime you might assume, a priori, that people are basically "good", and conclude, a posteriori, that people are more likely to commit crimes when the threat of capture and conviction is lower.

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Lesson 2: Economic Science | Unit 3: Verification Page: 12 of 20

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  • How an hypothesis is verified using real world data.
  • Ways to obtain data that can be used to test an hypothesis.
  • The importance of the ceteris paribus assumption that other factors remain unchanged when testing an hypothesis.
  • What it means to the scientific method when an hypothesis does and does not agree with real world data.
  • How continually testing an hypothesis that agrees with real world data eventually gives us a principle.
  • Why an hypothesis that does not agree with real world data can be just as valuable to the scientific method as one that does not.

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INCOME ELASTICITY OF DEMAND

The relative response of a change in demand to a change in income. More specifically the income elasticity of demand is the percentage change in demand due to a percentage change in buyers' income. This notion of elasticity captures the buyers' income demand determinant. Three other notable elasticities are the price elasticity of demand, the price elasticity of supply, and the cross elasticity of demand.

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