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Lesson 8: Market Shocks | Unit 1: Adjustments Page: 3 of 20

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  • The market model as a tool to understand our economic world, specifically to see how markets move, or adjust, from one equilibrium to another.
  • The three basic questions about market changes: What causes the shock? What are the consequences of the shock? Is the shock good or bad?


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UNCERTAINTY

The observation and recognition that information, especially information about the future, is not known. While any number of events might occur in the future, uncertainty exists because which specific events will occur is unknown. A related concept is risk, which is assigning probabilities to potential future outcomes. Uncertainty is a central component in the economic study of information.

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