Economic Surplus and Derived Demand
AbstractMost demand – especially labor demand – is derived from the demand for some other product. This note demonstrates that the usual analysis of economic rent, as typically explained for the case of consumers' surplus, carries over to the case of derived demand.
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Date of creation: Jun 2006
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Other versions of this item:
- Schlicht, Ekkehart, 2006. "Economic Surplus and Derived Demand," Discussion Papers in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics 940, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
- D00 - Microeconomics - - General - - - General
- D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
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