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PERFECT COMPETITION, LONG-RUN PRODUCTION ANALYSIS: In the long run, a perfectly competitive firm adjusts plant size, or the quantity of capital, to maximize long-run profit. In addition, the entry and exit of firms into and out of a perfectly competitive market guarantees that each perfectly competitive firm earns nothing more or less than a normal profit. As a perfectly competitive industry reacts to changes in demand, it traces out positive, negative, or horizontal long-run supply curve due to increasing, decreasing, or constant cost.

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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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COMMODITY MONEY

A medium of exchange (money) that has both value in use and value in exchange. Commodity money is first and foremost a commodity that provides users with satisfaction of their wants and needs. However, it also has the secondary function of acting as a medium of exchange for the economy. In the march toward economic complexity, commodity money emerged from barter exchanges, but then ultimately gave way to modern fiat money.

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Junk bonds are so called because they have a better than 50% chance of default, carrying a Standard & Poor's rating of CC or lower.
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