March 18, 2018 

AmosWEB means Economics with a Touch of Whimsy!

AmosWEBWEB*pediaGLOSS*aramaECON*worldCLASS*portalQUIZ*tasticPED GuideXtra CrediteTutorA*PLS
ZERO-SUM GAME: A situation in which a fixed amount is divided up among the winners and losers. In a zero-sum game the wins equal the losses. Many stock market, or financial market, exchanges are zero-sum. One person buys low and sells high, while another buys high and sells low. The wealth in such transactions are merely transferred from one person to another. "Productive" market transactions, in contrast, are not zero-sum. The act of producing goods and services from resources that are consumed to satisfy wants and needs results in a net gain to society.

Visit the GLOSS*arama

Most Viewed (Number) Visit the WEB*pedia

DOUBLE COUNTING: The act of including the value of intermediate goods more than once in the value of gross domestic product. Because the value, or price, of final goods includes the cost, or value, of all intermediate goods used, including market transactions for intermediate separately in the measurement of gross domestic product would lead to double counting.

     See also | gross domestic product | final goods | intermediate good | current production | value | household sector | business sector | consumption expenditures | investment expenditures | government purchases | net exports |

Recommended Citation:

DOUBLE COUNTING, AmosWEB GLOSS*arama,, AmosWEB LLC, 2000-2018. [Accessed: March 18, 2018].

AmosWEB Encyclonomic WEB*pedia:

Additional information on this term can be found at:

WEB*pedia: double counting

Search Again?

Back to the GLOSS*arama


Non-consumption expenditures on aggregate production. The three aggregate expenditures grouped under the heading of injections are investment expenditures, government purchases and exports. Injections add to the core circular flow containing consumption, production, and income. The injections-leakages model is a Keynesian economics analysis that combines injections with leakages (saving, taxes, and imports) to identify the equilibrium level of aggregate production and income.

Complete Entry | Visit the WEB*pedia


[What's This?]

Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time searching the newspaper want ads looking to buy either a birthday gift for your father that doesn't look like every other birthday gift for your father or a green fountain pen. Be on the lookout for high interest rates.
Your Complete Scope

This isn't me! What am I?

Natural gas has no odor. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.
"Good plans shape good decisions. That's why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true."

-- Lester Bittle, Author

Net National Product
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