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NASH EQUILIBRIUM: A concept from Game Theory which establishes that a set of strategies followed by economic agents within a game is in equilibrium if, holding the strategies of all other economic agents constant, no economic agent can obtain a higher payoff by choosing a different strategy. For example, when firms operate within an oligopoly, once a Nash equilibrium has been reached, none of them will want to change their strategy because by doing it they cannot obtain a higher profit.

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Lesson 6: Supply | Unit 1: Selling Basics Page: 2 of 19

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There's more we need to consider about supply. First the supply price.

Supply price is the minimum price that sellers would be willing and able to accept for a given quantity of a good.

  • Sellers have an lower limit on the price that they would be willing and able to accept for a good, compared to the upper limit of the demand price.
  • Sellers are willing and able to accept a higher price. In fact, they would be glad to sell a good for a billion dollars... or more.
  • The minimum supply price is based on the fact of economic life that people prefer more to less.

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A graphical depiction of the relation between imports bought from the foreign sector and the domestic economy's aggregate level of income or production. This relation is most important for deriving the net exports line, which plays a minor, but growing role in the study of Keynesian economics. An imports line is characterized by vertical intercept, which indicates autonomous imports, and slope, which is the marginal propensity to import and indicates induced imports. The aggregate expenditures line used in Keynesian economics is derived by adding or stacking the net exports line, derived as the difference between the exports line and imports line, onto the consumption line, after adding investment expenditures and government purchases.

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