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VERIFIED PRINCIPLE: A generally accepted, verified, fundamental law of nature that has been tested against and verified with real world data. A verified principle begins as an hypotheses implied by a theory, which is then compared against real world observations. If the hypothesis is consistently supported by data, it achieves the rank "verified" principle. This should be contrasted with unverifiable axiom.

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GAME THEORY: An analysis that illustrates how choices between two plays affect the outcome of a "game." Game theory is commonly used in economics to illustrate interdependent decision-making among oligopoly firms. It illustrates that one firm makes a decision based on the decision expected from the other firm. One key conclusion from the game theory analysis is that firms often make decisions that are "second best" or the "lesser of two evils." The classic example of such a decision is the prisoners' dilemma, in which two prisoners both confess to a crime to avoid harsher punishment when not confessing would avoid any punishment.

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NORMATIVE ECONOMICS

The branch of economics that seeks to recommend the way the economy should operate. It is the policy side of economics that is based on individual preferences and cannot be proven either right or wrong. A normative economic statement cannot be refuted by looking at the real world--that is, by testing hypotheses.

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