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DISEQUILIBRIUM PRICE: Any price that fails to balance the market forces of forces of demand and supply and equate the quantity demanded and quantity supplied. In other words, any market price other than the equilibrium price. A disequilibrium price can be either too high (above the equilibrium price) or too low (below the equilibrium price). A price above the equilibrium price creates a surplus in which the quantity supplied is greater than the quantity demanded. A price below the equilibrium price creates a shortage in which the quantity demanded is greater than the quantity supplied.

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CONSUMER PRICE INDEX: An index of prices of goods and services typically purchased by urban consumers. The Consumer Price Index, commonly known by its abbreviation, CPI, is compiled and published monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), using price data obtained from an elaborate survey of 25,000 retail outlets and quantity data generated by the Consumer Expenditures Survey. The CPI is unquestionably one of the most widely recognized macroeconomic price indexes, running second only to the Dow Jones averages in the price index popularity contest. It is used not only as an indicator of the price level and inflation, but also to convert nominal economic indicators to real terms and to adjust wage and income payments (such as Social Security) for inflation.

     See also | price level | index | consumer | Bureau of Labor Statistics | inflation | nominal | real | wage | income | Social Security | GDP price deflator | Producer Price Index | Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers | Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers |


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ALLOCATIVE EFFICIENCY

Obtaining the most consumer satisfaction from available resources. In other words, resources are allocated in such a way that consumer satisfaction is at its highest possible level. This is also termed either efficiency or economic efficiency.

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