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RENTAL INCOME OF PERSONS: The official item in the National Income and Product Accounts maintained by the Bureau of Economic Analysis measuring rent earned by the household sector for supplying land and related services. This is one of five official factor payments making up national income. The other four are compensation of employees, net interest, corporate profits, and proprietors' income. Rental income of persons is typically the smallest of the five factor payment categories, usually less than 5% of national income.

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PRINCIPLE OF THE MEDIAN VOTER: A voting principle stating that the median voter determines the outcome of an election governed by majority rule. The median voter is the one with an equal number of voters on either side of the vote. As such, the vote cast by THE median voter is the deciding or majority vote. However, this median voter's preference might not generate the best, that is, efficient, result.

     See also | public choice | majority rule | super majority rule | unanimity rule | plurality rule | voter paradox | logrolling | explicit logrolling | implicit logrolling | Tiebout hypothesis | principal-agent problem | principle of median location |


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PERFECT COMPETITION, REALISM

Perfect competition is an idealized market structure that does NOT exist in the real world. While some real world industries might come relatively close to one or two of the four key characteristics of perfect competition, none matches all four sufficiently that they can be declared PERFECTLY competitively. Some industries come close on the large number of small firms and the identical product characteristics. A few industries have relatively good, although not perfect, information about prices and technology. However, almost all industries fall far short of the perfect mobility characteristics.

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