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QUALITY OF LIFE: A common term used to indicate the overall level of well-being or welfare of a person or group of people, taking into account both monetary and non-monetary factors. This notion is theoretically synonymous with utility and the satisfaction of wants and needs. However, from a practical standpoint, attempts have been made to measure the quality of life, primarily as a means of comparison between communities. Quality of life measures are composite indexes based on monetary factors such as income, wages, living costs, and taxes, combined with non-monetary factors such as crime rate, air quality, and education level.

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SIMPLE EXPENDITURE MULTIPLIER: The ratio of the change in aggregate output (or gross domestic product) to an autonomous change in an aggregate expenditure (consumption expenditures, investment expenditures, government purchases, or net exports) when consumption is the only induced expenditure. This is the least complicated expenditure multiplier possible, based exclusively on induced consumption, and is the inverse of the marginal propensity to save. This simple multiplier becomes more complicated by adding other induced expenditures.

     See also | multiplier | expenditure multiplier | aggregate output | aggregate expenditures | autonomous change | induced consumption | marginal propensity to save | marginal propensity to consume | tax multiplier | balanced-budget multiplier | Keynesian economics |

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A shock to the long-run aggregate market caused by a decrease in aggregate supply, resulting in and illustrated by a leftward shift of the long-run aggregate supply curve. A decrease in aggregate supply in the long-run aggregate market results in an increase in the price level and a decrease in real production. The level of real production resulting from the shock is a smaller level of full-employment real production.

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