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PART-TIME WORKERS: People who are willing and able to work full-time (over 35 hours per week), but are forced to work less because employers don't need their productive efforts. While part-time workers officially have jobs, and are officially included in the "employed" category when the official unemployment rate is calculated, their labor resources are really only partially unemployed. A person working 20 hours a week, who is willing and able to work 40 hours a week, really should be considered as "half employed."

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  • The hypothesis, theory, and verification process associated with a presumed relationship between course grades and class seating.
  • Different ways that an hypothesis relating grades and class seating can be stated.
  • The components of a possible 'intuitive' theory explaining grades and class seating.
  • How a hypothesized relationship between grades and seating might be tested using real world data.

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A curve that graphically represents the relation between average revenue received by a firm for selling its output and the quantity of output sold. Because average revenue is essentially the price of a good, the average revenue curve is also the demand curve for a firm's output. The average revenue curve for a firm with no market control is horizontal. The average revenue curve for a firm with market control is negatively sloped.

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