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I: The standard abbreviation for investment expenditures by the business sector, especially when used in the study of macroeconomics. This abbreviation is most often seen in the aggregate expenditure equation, AE = C + I + G + (X - M), where C, G, and (X - M) represent expenditures by the other three macroeconomic sectors, household, business, and foreign.

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Second, quantity demanded.

Quantity demanded is the specific quantity of a good that buyers would be willing and able to buy at a specific price.

  • Price and quantity demanded are a pair of numbers that go together.
Quantity demanded is not the same as demand.
  • Demand is the entire range of prices and quantities (all pairs of numbers).
  • Quantity demanded is a specific quantity at a specific price (a quantity paired with a price).

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A disconnection or conflict between the objectives and goals of the principal and those of the agent authorized to represent the principal. The principal-agent problem arises because an agent is given the responsibility and authority to take actions that affect both the principal, but can also affect the agent. This problem is common in corporate management, where the principal is shareholders and the agent is managers. It is also common in government, where the principal is the public and the agent is elected leaders.

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