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BRAND: The process of developing and maintaining a name, phrase, symbol or other identifying characteristic of a product or service to create recognition on the part of the consumer. This usually occurs over a period of time with multiple exposures and positive experiences. However, negative experiences dealing with the product can also create brand awareness, just not the kind a company works to achieve. Examples of brands are: Regal, Buick, General Motors.

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PUBLIC GOOD: A good that's difficult to keep nonpayers from consuming (excludability), and use of the good by one person doesn't prevent use by others (rival consumption). Examples include national defense, a clean environment, and any fourth of July fireworks display. Public goods are invariably provided by government because there's no way a private business can profitably produce them. Private businesses can't sell public goods in markets, because they can't charge a price and keep nonpaying people away. Moreover, businesses shouldn't charge a price, because there's no opportunity cost for extra consumers. For efficiency, government needs to pay for public goods through taxes.

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ELASTIC SUPPLY

The general supply relation in which relatively small changes in price cause relatively large changes in quantity supplied. Small changes in price cause relatively large changes in quantity supplied or the percentage change in quantity supplied is larger than the percentage change in price. This characterization of elasticity is most important for the price elasticity of supply. Elastic supply is one of two general elasticity relations for supply. The other is inelastic supply.

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