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OMB: The abbrevation for Office of Management and Budget, which is an office within the Executive branch (specifically within the Office of the White House), that assists the President in various fiscal matters. Established in 1970, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is responsible for developing the President's annual budget request to Congress, managing the Executive Branch, and evaluating Federal government regulations. The OMB staff are appointed by the President, but unlike other appointments, they do not need Senate confirmation. The duty of preparing the fiscal budget, and what this means for fiscal policy, has made the director of the OMB one of the more influential economic positions in country, ranking just a notch below the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors and the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. The Congressional counterpart of the OMB is the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

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Lesson 6: Supply | Unit 4: Determinants Page: 14 of 19

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Supply determinants shift the supply curve.
  • The supply curve is drawn assuming that only price and quantity change. The determinants are assumed to be constant.
  • A change in one of the determinants can cause:
  • A decrease in supply, a leftward shift, which means that for any price, for every price, sellers are willing and able to sell less of the good.

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SCARCE RESOURCES

Labor, capital, land, and entrepreneurship used by society to produce consumer satisfying goods and services. Scarce resources, also termed just resources, are often given the more descriptive term factors of production.

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