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Discrimination occurs in a labor market when workers with the same economic characteristics, such as education, experience, and skill, are paid different amounts because of race, gender, religion, age, or disability status. In the United States, female workers on average earn less than male workers, and black workers on average earn less than white workers. There is controversy over the extent to which these earnings gaps can be explained by discrimination or by differences in factors like education and job experience. Free markets can allow discrimination to occur; but the threat of a loss of sales or a loss of productive workers can also create incentives for a firm not to discriminate. A range of public policies can be used to reduce earnings gaps between men and women or between white and other racial/ethnic groups: requiring equal pay for equal work, and attaining more equal educational outcomes.


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Questions & Answers

what is the effect of inflation in GDP
ahmed Reply
Not only real GDP but also nominal GDP will decrease
yep. Inflation has an influence not only GDP but interest rate also.
The pound weakens so imports become more expensive and exports lose value - lower GDP.
why do inflation effect economic
Chelsea Reply
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What is law of demand
economic as a science refers to study of human resource
Law of demand- With all the factors remaining same if price increases of a commodity, the quantity of demand of that commodity decreases and vice versa
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What is law of supply
what are the factors that affect demand
Elly Reply
what are the factors that affect demand of a good
what are the factors that affect demand of a good
what are the factors that affect demand of a commodity
1. the price of the product 2. the price of other products 3. consumers income 4. expectation of future changes in price 5. taste and preference etc.
Change in price
1. price related of commodities 2. consumers income 3. the condition or season of the commodities
decrease in demand of substitute increase in demand of constituent change in quantity and other environmental factors
Nd consumer's income
what course scarcity
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Scarcity is the limited availability of a commodity, which may be in demand in the market or by the commons. Scarcity also includes an individual's lack of resources to buy commodities. The opposite of scarcity is abundance.
Reasons that explain why the division of labor increases an economy's level of production
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Please I don't understand the meaning and the concept of economics as a science
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economics as a science refers to the study of human behavior. how they make decisions etc
economics is science because it uses scientific methods in analysing societal problems.. observation experimentation and conclusion inherently are used to analyse. however it is not pure science but social science because it studies human and it's environs
what's elasticity of demand
Isaac Reply
are u asking because you don't know or what
A measure of the responsiveness of a product demanded to a change in market price
the degree of responsiveness of a product demanded to a little change in the price
the degree of responsiveness of quantity demanded of a commodity to the changes in the price if the commodity in question, changes in the price of other related commodities and changes in the income of consumer
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international trade is a trade between foreign country
it is the exchange of goods and services between countries
it's the exchange of goods and services from one foreign country to another
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lack of knowledge and resources
it is lack of inclusive political and economic institutions in that country given a strong central government.
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progressive system of taxation can reduce poverty
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Isn't it poor system of taxation that causes poverty
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Importance of monopoly
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