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GOALS: Five basic conditions of the economy that are generally desired by society. They are typically divided into macro goals (full employment, stability and growth) and micro goals (efficiency and equity).

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PARETO EFFICIENCY: A type of efficiency that results if one person can not be made better off without making someone else worse off. Named after Vilfredo Pareto, this criterion is the guiding theoretical notion of efficiency used in the study of economics, especially welfare economics. Pareto efficiency is generally not attained if some resources are idle or unemployed. By engaging idle resources in production, some people can have more production without reducing that available to others. A problem with Pareto efficiency, however, is that it is based on the existing distribution of income and wealth. This is one of two noted efficiency criteria used in economics. The other is Kaldor-Hicks efficiency.

     See also | efficiency | Pareto improvement | Kaldor-Hicks efficiency | welfare economics | externality | market failure | unemployment | resources | income distribution | wealth distribution | distribution standards |


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A science-fiction phenomenon that emerged in the second half of the 20th century, which not only entertained millions of fans worldwide for decades, but also can be used to illustrate important economic concepts such as scarcity.

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