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FIDUCIARY: Relating to confidence or trust of one person in another, especially has it applies to financial matters. For example, you might give a lawyer, broker, or agent might be given fiduciary authority to access your bank account, pay your taxes, or maintain your investments. Alternatively, corporate executive might have the fiduciary authority to enter into contracts, write checks, or otherwise operate as a financial agent for the corporation.

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PARETO IMPROVEMENT: Based on the Pareto efficiency criterion, the notion that an action improves efficiency if it is possible for one person to benefit without anyone else being harmed. A Pareto improvement is possible if the economy has idle resources or market failures. With idle resources, more production is possible to help some without hurting others. With market failures, corrective actions can eliminate deadweight loss that can then be use for benefits economy-wide. A contrasting condition for attaining efficiency is the Kaldor-Hicks improvement.

     See also | Pareto efficiency | efficiency | Kaldor-Hicks improvement | Kaldor-Hicks efficiency | welfare economics | externality | market failure | unemployment | resources |


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PLANNED ECONOMY

An economy, or economic system, that relies heavily on central planning by government to allocate resources and answer the three basic questions of allocation. A planned economy is often a type of command economy, in which government uses its coercive powers to implement central planning allocation decisions.

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