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CAPITAL: One of the four basic categories of resources, or factors of production. It includes the manufactured (or previously produced) resources used to manufacture or produce other things. Common examples of capital are the factories, buildings, trucks, tools, machinery, and equipment used by businesses in their productive pursuits. Capital's primary role in the economy is to improve the productivity of labor as it transforms the natural resources of land into wants-and-needs-satisfying goods.

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PLURALITY RULE: A voting rule in which decisions are made based on a plurality of the votes cast. A plurality is defined as the most votes obtained when more than two candidates or options exist, but none receives a majority. If, for example, two of three candidates running for office receive 33 percent of the vote, then the third candidate with 34 percent receives the plurality. Presidential primary elections, which can have up to a dozen candidates, are commonly won with a plurality of the votes. This is one of several voting rules. Others include majority, super majority, and unanimity.

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QUANTITY

The amount of a commodity (good, service, or resource) that is produced, consumed, bought, sold, or exchanged. The quantity of a commodity is often the focus of economic analysis. It takes center stage in the market model, as well as the theories of short-run production and consumer demand theory. In the standard market diagram, as well as most other analyses, quantity is displayed on the horizontal axis.

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U 6 Unemployment
July 2015
10.4% Down a little
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Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time strolling around a discount warehouse buying club wanting to buy either a box of multi-colored, plastic paper clips or several orange mixing bowls. Be on the lookout for pencil sharpeners with an attitude.
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