March 17, 2018 

AmosWEB means Economics with a Touch of Whimsy!

AmosWEBWEB*pediaGLOSS*aramaECON*worldCLASS*portalQUIZ*tasticPED GuideXtra CrediteTutorA*PLS
SEVERANCE TAX: A tax on the value of raw materials, such as minerals and fossil fuels, when they are extracted from the environment. This is one of those hidden, unpublicized taxes on producers that is ultimately passed along consumers.

Visit the GLOSS*arama

Most Viewed (Number) Visit the WEB*pedia

BARTER ECONOMY: An economy that trades goods and services using barter exchanges rather than money. Barter economies originally predated the invention of money, emerging out the early stage of self-sufficiency before giving way to the use of commodity money. However, barter economies occasionally surface in modern times, especially when the public loses confidence in the monetary unit during a government crises or a period of hyperinflation.

     See also | barter | money | exchange | double coincidence of wants | market | hyperinflation | monetary unit | government |

Recommended Citation:

BARTER ECONOMY, AmosWEB GLOSS*arama,, AmosWEB LLC, 2000-2018. [Accessed: March 17, 2018].

AmosWEB Encyclonomic WEB*pedia:

Additional information on this term can be found at:

WEB*pedia: barter economy

Search Again?

Back to the GLOSS*arama


Perfect competition is an idealized market structure that achieves an efficient allocation of resources. This efficiency is achieved because the profit-maximizing quantity of output produced by a perfectly competitive firm results in the equality between price and marginal cost. In the short run, this involves the equality between price and short-run marginal cost. In the long run, this is seen with the equality between price and long-run marginal cost at the minimum efficient scale of production.

Complete Entry | Visit the WEB*pedia


[What's This?]

Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time at an auction hoping to buy either a T-shirt commemorating next Thursday or a birthday gift for your uncle. Be on the lookout for a thesaurus filled with typos.
Your Complete Scope

This isn't me! What am I?

Francis Bacon (1561-1626), a champion of the scientific method, died when he caught a severe cold while attempting to preserve a chicken by filling it with snow.
"If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time."

-- Fran Tarkenton, Football Player

American Farm Economic Association
A PEDestrian's Guide
Xtra Credit
Tell us what you think about AmosWEB. Like what you see? Have suggestions for improvements? Let us know. Click the User Feedback link.

User Feedback

| AmosWEB | WEB*pedia | GLOSS*arama | ECON*world | CLASS*portal | QUIZ*tastic | PED Guide | Xtra Credit | eTutor | A*PLS |
| About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement |

Thanks for visiting AmosWEB
Copyright ©2000-2018 AmosWEB*LLC
Send comments or questions to: WebMaster