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LUDDITE: A term used when referring to people, especially workers and union members, who are violently opposed to the introduction of new technology and technologically advanced machinery. Their opposition stems in part from a fear of something that is new and different and in part from a concern that the new technology will reduced the demand for labor and eliminate their jobs. This name stems for the actions of a group calling themselves Luddites who, from 1811 to 1816, sabotaged knitting machines introduced into the textile industry in England.

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ELASTIC SUPPLY: Relatively small changes in supply price cause relatively larger changes in quantity supplied. Elastic supply means that changes in the quantity supplied are relatively responsive to changes in the supply price. An elastic supply has a coefficient of elasticity greater than one. You might want to compare elastic supply to inelastic supply, elastic demand, and inelastic demand.

     See also | elasticity | elastic | inelastic | relatively inelastic | perfectly inelastic | relatively elastic | unit elastic | perfectly elastic | supply price | quantity supplied | elastic demand | inelastic demand | inelastic supply |


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CONSTANT RETURNS TO SCALE

A given proportional change in all resources in the long run results in the same proportional change in production. Constant returns to scale exists if a firm increases ALL resources--labor, capital, and other inputs--by 10 percent, and output also increases by 10 percent. This is one of three returns to scale. The other two are increasing returns to scale and decreasing returns to scale.

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