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DEMAND DECREASE: A decrease in the willingness and ability of buyers to buy a good at the existing price, illustrated by a leftward shift of the demand curve. A decrease in demand results in a decrease in equilibrium quantity and a decrease in equilibrium price.

     See also | demand | demand curve | demand price | demand determinants | equilibrium quantity | equilibrium price | equilibrium | preferences | income, demand determinant | other prices | substitute-in-consumption | complement-in-consumption | buyers' expectations | number of buyers | demand increase | supply increase | supply decrease |


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ARC ELASTICITY

The average elasticity for discrete changes in two variables. The distinguishing characteristic of arc elasticity is that percentage changes are calculated based on the average of initial and ending values of each variable, rather than initial values. Arc elasticity is generally calculated using the midpoint elasticity formula. The contrast to arc elasticity is point elasticity. For infinitesimally small changes in two variables, arc elasticity is the same as point elasticity.

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