Things that are required for survival.
The study of how we make decisions in a world in which resources are limited.
A country's way of producing the things that its people want and need.
The alternative you face if you decide to do one thing rather than another.
The cost of the next best use of your time or money when you choose to do one thing rather than another.
Costs that are the same no matter how many units of a good are produced
Resources necessary to produce goods and services
The manufactured goods used to make other goods and services.
The total value of all the final goods and services produced in a country during a single year.
Economic system in which private citizens own and use the factors of production in order to seek a profit.
Capitalism thrives on this- it lowers prices and ensures better quality goods
"Hands off"- the government is not going to interfere in the marketplace.
The desire, willingness, and ability to buy a good or service.
States that suppliers will offer more for sale at a higher price and less at lower prices.
Goods that are used together
The point where supply and demand are balanced.
Business owned and operate by one person
One of the advantages of this type of business is limited liability.
Groups of workers who band together to have a better chance to obtain higher pay and better working conditions.
A third party listens to both sides and then settles how to settle a disagreement.
Refusal to buy a business' products.
One sole provider of a good or service.
The alternating growth and decline of the economy.
Sustained increase in the general level of prices.
Popular measure of the price level, measures inflation.
Financial institutions that work on a not-for-profit basis and only open to member of the group that sponsors them.
The central bank of the United States.
The controlling of the supply of money and the cost of borrowing money according to the needs of the economy.
Account at a financial institution where a bank pays interest to customers based on how much money they have deposited.
President who started the Federal Reserve in 1913.
Refers to the quantities of a good or service that producers are willing to sell at all possible market prices.
The rate that the Fed charges member banks for loans.
Occurs when we do not have enough resources to produce all the things we would like to have.
Economists study the small picture and the decision making of small units such as individuals.
Human work that goes into producing a good or service.
The individual who starts a new business.
The money a business receives for its products or services above and over its costs.
Quantity supplied is higher than the quantity demanded.
Insures individual account's in financial institutions for up to $250,000.
Provides help with nutrition and health care to low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5.
Crossword puzzles have been published in newspapers and other publications since 1873. They consist of a grid of squares where the player aims to write words both horizontally and vertically.
Next to the crossword will be a series of questions or clues, which relate to the various rows or lines of boxes in the crossword. The player reads the question or clue, and tries to find a word that answers the question in the same amount of letters as there are boxes in the related crossword row or line.
Some of the words will share letters, so will need to match up with each other. The words can vary in length and complexity, as can the clues.
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