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AGGLOMERATION ECONOMIES: A reduction in production cost the results when related firms locate near one another. Firms can be related as competitors in the same industry, by using the same inputs, or through providing output to the same demographic group. The fashion industry, for example, experiences agglomeration economies because they can share specialized inputs (photographers, models) that would be too expensive to employ full time. Retail stores have agglomeration economies when located in shopping malls because they have access to a large group of potential customers with lower advertising cost. Agglomeration economies is given as one of the primary reasons for the emergence of urban areas.

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Lesson 11: Elasticity Basics | Unit 1: The Concept Page: 5 of 25

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In this unit, you should have learned about:
  • Elasticity as the stretchability or responsiveness of one variable to changes in another variable.
  • How elasticity can help the market analysis of taxes and price controls.
  • The definition of elasticity as the percentage change in one variable resulting from a percentage change in another variable.
  • The price elasticity of demand and the price elasticity of supply.

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BALANCE OF TRADE DEFICIT

The negative difference of the value of goods and services exported out of a country less the value of goods and services imported into the country. A balance of trade deficit is the official term for negative net exports that occurs when imports exceed exports. A balance of trade deficit is also termed an "unfavorable" balance of trade because it results in a net outflow of monetary payments from the domestic economic to the foreign sector, which tends to be bad for a country. The alternative is a balance of trade surplus in which exports exceed imports.

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Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time going from convenience store to convenience store wanting to buy either a weathervane with a chicken on top or a flower arrangement with daisies and carnations for your uncle. Be on the lookout for neighborhood pets, especially belligerent parrots.
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