A shift of a demand curve to the right, all other things unchanged, will:
Increase equilibrium price and quantity.
Those who make economic policy concerning price controls often do so in order to:
establish a more equitable result based on normative judgements.
An important reason for the rapid increase in output in the computer industry after 1980 was:
the invention of the microchip; a reduction in the size of cost of computers; a great increase in demand.
Which of the following would result in a MOVEMENT ALONG the demand curve?
a change in costs of production.
An area of concern in the provision of health care in the US is that:
health-care costs and spending are too high.
Which of the following always results in an increase in price and quantity?
an increase in demand with no change in supply.
The primary difference between a change in demand and a change in the quantity demanded is:
a change in quantity demanded is a movement along the demand curve and a change in demand is a shift in the demand curve.
There is equilibrium in the market when:
there is no shortage; there is no surplus; price is established where the supply curve and the demand curve intersect.
Demand is defined as:
a schedule that shows how much will be purchased at various prices during a particular period, all other things unchanged.
If economists says, "the price is too high", they mean that:
quantity supplied is greater than quantity demanded.
A supply curve that is upward sloping means that:
suppliers will want to sell more at higher prices.
A decrease in demand, with no change in supply, will lead to ________ in equilibrium quantity and ________ in equilibrium price.
a decrease; a decrease.
The primary difference between a change in supply and a change in the quantity supplied is:
a change in quantity supplied is a movement along the supply curve, and a change in supply is a shift of the supply curve.
If the government sets out to help low-income people by establishing a maximum amount for rent:
a price ceiling has been set and a shortage of rental units may occur.
A decrease in the price of eggs, all other things unchanged, will result in a(n):
greater quantity of eggs demanded.
The equilibrium price in a market is established subject to the all other things unchanged condition (ceterius paribus) and, therefore, very well may change due to:
a change in the price of resources inputs used to produce the good.
Supply is best defined as the:
relationship between the quantityof a good or service sellers are willing to offer for sale and the independent variables that determine quantity.
A ceiling price set in the policy of rent controls:
may result in some people who rent out units to leave the business because they cannot cover costs.
In a competitive market, when price is below the equilibrium price, there will be pressure for the price to:
If demand and supply both shift to the right, then:
quantity will go up, but price could go up down, or stay the same.
Price ceilings which lead to shortages will impose costs on society because they:
will lead to long waiting lines; may result in black market prices, which are higher than the market-determined price would be; lead to a smaller quantity offered on the market.
A decrease in the price of a good will, all other things unchanged, result in:
an increase in the quantity demanded.
It's certain that the equilibrium price will fall when:
the supply curve shifts to the right and the demand curve shifts to the left.
An increase in demand, all other things unchanged, will result in a(n) ______ in the equilibrium price and a(n)____ in the equilibrium quantity
Which of the following would shift the demand curve for new textbooks to the right?
an increase in college enrollments.
The relationship between the value and price of a stock suggests that:
The equilibrium price of a stock strikes a balance between those who think the stock is worth more and those who think it's worth less at the current price AND it is the market's best guess regarding the expected value of a company's future profits.