LeBron James, The Cavaliers, and Derived Demand
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One of many choices or courses of action that might be taken in a given situation.
Monetary or non-monetary gain received because of an action taken or a decision made.
Any activity or organization that produces or exchanges goods or services for a profit.
Decision made or course of action taken when faced with a set of alternatives.
People who use goods and services to satisfy their personal needs and not for resale or in the production of other goods and services.
An amount that must be paid or spent to buy or obtain something. The effort, loss or sacrifice necessary to achieve or obtain something.
A conclusion reached after considering alternatives and their results.
The quantity of a good or service that buyers are willing and able to buy at all possible prices during a period of time.
Demand resulting from what a good or service can produce, not demand for the good or service itself.
The study of how people, firms and societies choose to allocate scarce resources with alternative uses.
Tangible objects that satisfy economic wants.
Payments earned by households for selling or renting their productive resources. May include salaries, wages, interest and dividends.
A situation in which decisions made by one person affect decisions made by other people, or events in one part of the world or sector of the economy affect other parts of the world or other sectors of the economy.
A piece of work usually done on order at an agreed-upon rate. Also a paid position of regular employment.
The quantity and quality of human effort available to produce goods and services.
The labor supply and labor demand curves. The intersection of the labor supply and labor demand curves determines the equilibrium wage and the quantity of hours people work at this equilibrium wage.
A period of time long enough for firms to change the quantities of all the resources they use; the exact amount of time varies depending on the industry.
Places, institutions or technological arrangements where or by means of which goods or services are exchanged. Also, the set of all sale and purchase transactions that affect the price of some good or service.
Anything that is generally accepted as final payment for goods and services; serves as a medium of exchange, a store of value and a standard of value. Characteristics of money are portability, stability in value, uniformity, durability and acceptance.
A process of manufacturing, growing, designing, or otherwise using productive resources to create goods or services used to to satisfy a want.
The basic kinds of resources used to produce goods and services: land or natural resources, human resources (including labor and entrepreneurship), and capital.
The money a business receives from customers who buy its goods and services. Not to be confused with profit.
A regular payment, often at monthly or biweekly intervals, made by an employer to an employee, especially in the case of professional or white-collar employees. Salaries are paid for services rendered and are not based on hours worked.
Activities performed by people, firms or government agencies to satisfy economic wants.
A good or service that may be used in place of another good or service; examples include tap water for bottled water (or vice versa) and movies for concerts (or vice versa).
The amount of a good or service that producers are willing and able to offer for sale at each possible price during a given period of time. Normally, as the price of a good or service rises (or falls), the quantity supplied of the good or service rises (or falls).
The exchange of goods and services for money or other goods and services.
The number of people without jobs who are actively seeking work.
The unexpected and unplanned results of a decision or action.
An abstract measure of the satisfaction consumers derive from consuming goods and services.
Payments for labor services that are directly tied to time worked, or to the number of units of output produced.
Effort applied to achieve a purpose or result, often for pay; skills and knowledge put to use to get something done; employment at a job or in a position; occupation, profession, business, trade, craft, etc.
People employed to do work, producing goods and services.