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HETEROGENEOUS: A market characterized by buyers with different needs and wants. A company utilizes a concentrated targeting strategy for this group. This market requires the company to divided the market into groups by a process called market segmentation. The company then develops a different marketing mix to satisfy each of these groups or segments.

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JOINT PRODUCTION: The simultaneous production of two or more goods from the same resource. For example the production of beef also results in the production of leather and the production of lumber also results in the production of sawdust. Joint production can be beneficial, that is, giving a producer multiple products to sell. But it can also be problematic when one of the joint products is undesirable, such as pollution or waste residuals.

     See also | complement-in-production | complement | supply | production | joint product | pollution | externality | market failure |

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The official item in the National Income and Product Accounts maintained by the Bureau of Economics Analysis measuring the personal income taxes paid to the government sector on personal income received by the household sector. Personal tax and nontax payments are subtracted from personal income (PI) to calculate disposable income (DI). Personal tax and nontax payments are about 15 percent of personal income and about 13 percent of gross domestic product.

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