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INCREASING RETURNS TO SCALE: A given proportionate increase in all resources in the long run results in a proportionately greater increase in production. Increasing returns to scale exists if a firm increases ALL resources -- labor, capital, and other inputs -- by 10%, and output increases by more than 10%. You might want to compare decreasing returns to scale and constant returns to scale.

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SUBSTITUTION EFFECT: One of two reasons for law of demand and the negative slope of the market demand curve (the other is the income effect). The substitution effect occurs because a change in the price of a good makes it relatively higher or lower than the prices of other goods that might act as substitutes. A higher price means that a good is more expensive relative to other goods, while a lower price means it's less expensive.

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CAPTURE THEORY OF REGULATION

The notion that a government agency established to regulate an industry for the benefit of society acts instead for the benefit of the industry. In effect, the government agency is "captured" by the industry it is regulating. The capture theory of regulation indicates that government regulator acts as the decision-making "head" of a now monopolized industry. This is achieved by a "rotating door" between the government agency and the industry, with members of the regulating agency being former and future employees of the industry. Rather than promoting efficiency, the regulating agency creates an inefficient allocation of resources.

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