Google
Tuesday 
October 19, 2021 

AmosWEB means Economics with a Touch of Whimsy!

AmosWEBWEB*pediaGLOSS*aramaECON*worldCLASS*portalQUIZ*tasticPED GuideXtra CrediteTutorA*PLS
WANTS: This is often thought of as a psychological desire which makes life just a little more enjoyable, but which is not physiological necessary to life. You need oxygen, but you want a hot fudge sundae. Satisfaction is achieved by fulfilling wants.

Visit the GLOSS*arama

Most Viewed (Number) Visit the WEB*pedia

Lesson 11: Elasticity Basics | Unit 4: A Continuum Page: 19 of 25

Topic: Perfectly Inelastic <=PAGE BACK | PAGE NEXT=>

  • At the other end of the elasticity continuum is perfectly inelastic:

  • Perfectly inelastic is an elasticity alternative in which an infinitely large change in one variable (price) is needed to cause an infinitesimally small change in another variable (quantity).
  • Once again, this works for both the price elasticity of demand and the price elasticity of supply, because the negative value of the price elasticity of demand is ignored.

  • Perfectly inelastic demand and supply are represented by vertical demand and supply curves.

Course Home | Lesson Menu | Page Back | Page Next

SIMPLE TAX MULTIPLIER

A measure of the change in aggregate production caused by changes in a government taxes that shocks the macroeconomy, when consumption is the ONLY induced expenditure. The simple tax multiplier is the negative marginal propensity to consume times the inverse of one minus the marginal propensity to consume. A related multiplier is the simple expenditures multiplier, which measures the change in aggregate production caused by changes in an autonomous expenditure.

Complete Entry | Visit the WEB*pedia


APLS

GRAY SKITTERY
[What's This?]

Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time searching for rummage sales seeking to buy either a birthday gift for your grandmother or a T-shirt commemorating yesterday. Be on the lookout for empty parking spaces that appear to be near the entrance to a store.
Your Complete Scope

This isn't me! What am I?

Three-forths of the gold mined each year is used to manufacture jewelry.
"Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing. "

-- B. C. Forbes, founder, Forbes magazine

W
Wage
A PEDestrian's Guide
Xtra Credit
Tell us what you think about AmosWEB. Like what you see? Have suggestions for improvements? Let us know. Click the User Feedback link.

User Feedback



| AmosWEB | WEB*pedia | GLOSS*arama | ECON*world | CLASS*portal | QUIZ*tastic | PED Guide | Xtra Credit | eTutor | A*PLS |
| About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement |

Thanks for visiting AmosWEB
Copyright ©2000-2021 AmosWEB*LLC
Send comments or questions to: WebMaster