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REVENUE EFFECT: The goal of imposing taxes to generate revenue used to finance the operation of government, most notably to finance the provision of public goods. This is one of two reasons, and the primary reason, that governments impose taxes. The other reason is the allocation effect. Governments work the revenue effect because they need access to income and resources to build highways, defend the nation, educate the population, and maintain the legal system. They purchase these resources with tax revenue generated through the revenue effect.

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UNLIMITED WANTS AND NEEDS: A characteristic of people such that they are never totally satisfied with the quantity and variety of goods and services. This is one half of the fundamental problem of scarcity that has plagued humanity since the beginning of time. The other half of the scarcity problem is limited resources. Unlimited wants and needs essentially means that people never get "enough"--that there's always something else that they would want or need.

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AUTONOMOUS CONSUMPTION

Household consumption expenditures that do not depend on income or production (especially disposable income, national income, or even gross domestic product). That is, changes in income do not generate changes in consumption. Autonomous consumption is best thought of as a baseline or minimum level of consumption that the household sector undertakes in the unlikely event that income falls to zero. It is measured by the intercept term of the consumption function or the consumption line. The alternative to autonomous consumption is induced consumption, which does depend on income.

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