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LONG-RUN TREND: The general movement over time of particular measurement, especially one prone toward shorter term fluctuations. One of the most important long-run trends in the study of macroeconomics is for real GDP. The long-run trend of real GDP, which has historically increased about 3% a year, indicates the increase in the economy's production capabilities. Such capabilities have increased due to increases in the quantity and quality of resources.

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MEDIUM OF EXCHANGE: The money function in which money is widely accepted in exchange for goods and services. For an asset to function as a medium of exchange it need to have value in use, but only value in exchange. This is one of four basic functions of money. The other three are measure of value, store of value, and standard of deferred payment. THE primary function of money is to act as THE medium of exchange. People use money to buy and sell goods. Buyers give up money and receive goods and sellers give up goods and receive money. Money makes transactions easier because everyone is willing to trade money for goods and goods for money.

     See also | money | money functions | unit of account | price | unit of account | store of value | standard of deferred payment |

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Total factor cost per unit of factor input employed by a monopsony in the production of output, found by dividing total factor cost by the quantity of factor input. Average factor cost, abbreviated AFC, is generally equal to the factor price. However, using the longer term average factor cost makes it easier to see the connection to related terms, including total factor cost and marginal factor cost.

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