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WILLINGNESS TO PAY: The price or dollar amount that someone is willing to give up or pay to acquire a good or service. Willingness to pay is the source of the demand price of a good. However, unlike demand price, in which buyers are on the spot of actually giving up the payment, willingness to pay does not require an actual payment. This concept is important to benefit-cost analysis, welfare economics, and efficiency criteria, especially Kaldor-Hicks efficiency. A related concept is willingness to accept.

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SYMPATHY STRIKE: A labor strike undertaken by a union without particular grievances against a firm to show support for a strike undertaken by a second union that does have grievances with the firm. The primary purpose of a sympathy strike is to demonstrate solidarity among unions. However, given labor laws, such a strike can create problems for the sympathetic union.

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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.

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