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ADAM SMITH: A Scottish professor (born 1723, died 1790) who is considered the father of modern economics for his revolutionary book, entitled An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations published in 1776.

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FREE LUNCH: The consumption of hunger-satisfying food products during the middle of the day, usually around the noon hour, the acquisition of which imposes no opportunity cost on society. Given the fundamental problem of scarcity (the combination of limited resources and unlimited wants and needs), the acquisition of hunger-satisfying food products without imposing an opportunity cost on others is not possible.

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MEDIAN VOTER PRINCIPLE

A public choice principle stating that the median voter, the voter with an equal number of votes on either side, determines the outcome of an election by determining which side receives the majority. The preferences of this median vote, thus become the most important preferences addressed by candidates running for election. However, the median voter's preferences might not generate was is best, that is, efficient, for society. Other related voting problems identified by the study of public choice includes the voting paradox, logrolling, and voter apathy (due to rational ignorance and rational abstention).

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