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Giffen Goods - the Slope of the Demand Curve
This article introduces the concept of a Giffen good and explains how Giffen goods can occur.
Externalities and Public Goods - Economics - About.com
... side effects, and discusses the effect of externalities on the value created by a market. It also introduces various types of goods that result in market failures.
Public and Club Goods and Common Resources in Economics
This article outlines the different types of goods that can exist when property rights are not well-defined.
Public Goods, Common Resources, and Club Goods - Economics
Most goods that people typically think about are both excludable and rival in consumption, and they are called private goods. These are goods that behave ...
Capital Goods Definition, Examples and Effect on Economy
5 days ago ... Capital goods are the machinery, equipment and buildings used by businesses to create supply. Find examples and how it differs from ...
Durable Goods Orders Report: News, How It Predicts Future
5 days ago ... In July, durable goods orders rose 22.6%. This leading indicator measures demand for military equipment, commercial airplanes and business ...
The Determinants of Demand - Page 1 - Economics - About.com
Economists categorize items as normal goods or inferior goods on exactly this basis. If a good is a normal good, then the quantity demanded goes up when ...
Calculating Cost of Goods Sold - Required Information
What you need to give your tax preparer to calculate cost of goods sold.
A Public Good Through the Eyes of College Freshmen - Economics
The question was simple enough: Define a "public good". Most of the students knew that a public good is essentially a good that is a good that is difficult to ...
Cost of Goods Sold - COGS - US Business Law / Taxes - About.com
Cost of goods sold (sometimes called cost of sales) is a calculation that affects the price of goods you sell, and so it is an important concept to understand and ...
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