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Mathematical techniques for the selection of a best element (with respect to some criteria) from the set of available alternatives.
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In reference to activities undertaken by the central bank mainly to influence nominal interest rates, money supply and, eventually, price levels.
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generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context, or is easily converted to such a fo…
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statistical techniques for application to data whose observations concern an entity or phenomenon at different points in time.
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A basic solution concept in game theory that requires each player to select their best response to the strategies chosen by others.
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An obligation to pay another party at some point in the future. Examples include national debt, corporate bonds, and household credit.
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a field that builds on the theory of the firm by examining the structure of (and, therefore, the boundaries between) firms and markets. Industrial organization adds real-wor…
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The branch of Finance that studies and models how specific assets (such as options, bonds and stocks) are priced.
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directly related to the central bank of the United States, the "Fed". For example, US monetary policy, US money supply, US balance sheet, etc. Do not use for generic qu…
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an institutional arrangement in which buyers and sellers exchange goods, services, or information in transactions with or without money.
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Questions about how economic terms, quantities, or ideas can be defined.
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a single firm acting as supplier.
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Bond markets and legal aspects of bonds. For government debt use the tag "government debt" unless the fact the the debt is in the form of bonds has significance.
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the condition of one who is capable of working, actively seeking work, but unable to find any work.
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the mathematical study of strategies for optimal decision-making between options involving different risks or expectations of gain or loss depending on the outcome.
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A branch of economics that incorporates insights from psychology by allowing for systematic deviations from idealised rational behaviour.
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Differences in resource allocations or opportunities that arise within or between countries.
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An efficiency standard based on the idea that the most efficient outcomes are those where no individual can be made better-off without making at least one other worse-off.
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Procedures in which participants submit bids, with resources being allocated among bidders in accordance with some pre-specified rule.
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A modelling approach in which firms' plants are chosen via maximizing a profit function under a demand or resource limit restriction.
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The remuneration/ price of labor, analogue to profits and rents.
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Public economics (or economics of the public sector) is the study of government policy through the lens of economic efficiency and equity.
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a term used for studying production and trade, and their relations with law, custom, and government, as well as with the distribution of national income and wealth.
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The study of equilibrium when individual agents have no power to influence market-level variables like prices or quantities.
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the means by which a government adjusts its spending levels and tax rates to monitor and influence a nation's economy.
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A measure of efficiency in production for some given set of inputs