
THREE QUESTIONS OF ALLOCATION: The three basic questions that an economy must answer because of limited resources and unlimited wants and needs are: What? How? and For Whom? The basic problem of scarcity requires every society to determine: What goods to produce? How to produce the goods? and Who receives the goods that are produced?
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HOMOGENEOUS OF DEGREE N: A property of an equation the exists if independent variables are increased by a constant value, then the dependent variable is increased by the value raised to the power of n. The value of n can be greater than, less than, or equal to one. This property often surfaces in the analysis of production functions. If n = 1, then a doubling independent variables results in a doubling of the dependent variable and the production function has constant returns to scale. If n > 1, then a doubling independent variables results in more than a doubling of the dependent variable and the production function has increasing returns to scale. If n < 1, then a doubling independent variables results in less than a doubling of the dependent variable and the production function has decreasing returns to scale. See also  homogeneous  production function  independent variable  dependent variable  constant returns to scale  increasing returns to scale  decreasing returns to scale  homogeneous of degree one  homogeneous of degree zero  economies of scale  Recommended Citation:HOMOGENEOUS OF DEGREE N, AmosWEB GLOSS*arama, http://www.AmosWEB.com, AmosWEB LLC, 20002018. [Accessed: July 23, 2018].
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SIMPLE TAX MULTIPLIER A measure of the change in aggregate production caused by changes in a government taxes that shocks the macroeconomy, when consumption is the ONLY induced expenditure. The simple tax multiplier is the negative marginal propensity to consume times the inverse of one minus the marginal propensity to consume. A related multiplier is the simple expenditures multiplier, which measures the change in aggregate production caused by changes in an autonomous expenditure.
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Okun's Law posits that the unemployment rate increases by 1% for every 2% gap between real GDP and fullemployment real GDP.


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