Microeconomics Ch 9&10

  1. Externality
    The uncompensated impact of one person's actions on the well-being of a bystander
  2. Internalizing the externality
    Altering incentives so that people take account of the external effects of thier actions.
  3. Corrective tax
    A tax designed to induce private decision makers to take account of the social costs that arise from a negative externality.
  4. Coase theorem
    The proposition that if private parties can bargain without cost over the allocation of resources, they can solve the problem of externalities on thier own.
  5. Transaction costs
    The costs that parties incur in the process of agreeing to and following through on a bargain.
  6. Ch 9: World price
    The price of a good that prevails in the world market for that good.
  7. Ch 9: Tariff
    A tax on goods produced abroad and sold domestically.
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Microeconomics Ch 9&10
Microeconomics Ch 9&10