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1. returns to scale

The technique of production of a commodity y may be characterized as a function of the required inputs xi:y=f(x1,x2,…xn)If all inputs are multiplied by ...

By John Eatwell. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. central place theory

Central place theory is a descriptive theory of market area in a spatial context. Its main assumptions are that consumer population is distributed uniformly ...

By Marcus Berliant. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. linkages

Economic activities in different industries are linked to each other through aggregate income (horizontal linkages) and input–output relationships (vertical ...

By Antonio Ciccone. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. cyclical markups

This article first shows that countercyclical variations in the ratios of prices to marginal cost (markups) can cause pro-cyclical fluctuations in the ...

By Julio J. Rotemberg. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. Young, Allyn Abbott (1876–1929)

Allyn Young's career presents a puzzle. He is best known to modern readers, if at all, as the author of one much-reprinted article on ‘Increasing Returns ...

By Peter Newman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. planning

Formally, planning in an economic context can be identified with a constrained maximization problem. The objective, whether it is simply social welfare ...

By Rajiv Vohra. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. arms races

We analyse arms races for an environment in which social, human and intellectual capital are more important than physical capital. The Richardson model ...

By Dagobert L. Brito and Michael D. Intriligator. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. predatory pricing

Predatory pricing is a response to a rival that sacrifices part of the profit that could be earned under competitive circumstances were the rival to remain ...

By Janusz A. Ordover. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. competition and selection

The claim that a business firm must maximize profit if it is to survive serves as an informal statement of the common conclusion of a class of theorems ...

By Sidney G. Winter. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. balanced growth

‘Balanced growth’ has at least two different meanings in economics. In macroeconomics, balanced growth occurs when output and the capital stock grow at ...

By Jonathan Temple. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008