Occurs where demand and supply in free markets determine the allocation of resources. However, most countries impose some limitations within this economic system. See Mixed Economy, Planned Economy, State Planning, Parastatal.
An economy in which scarce resources are all (or nearly all) allocated by the interplay of supply and demand in free markets, largely unhampered by government rationing, price-fixing or other coercive interference.
Term suggesting that the solution to the world's problems stems from "economics," especially power based on wealth, where the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. American Economy, body of the nation, resources of the people, national productivity or national work product are better terms.
An economy that relies on a system of interdependent market prices to allocate goods, services, and productive resources and to coordinate the diverse plans of consumers and producers, all of them following their own self — interests. View Capstone Lesson(s) that address this concept
An economy that relies on a system of interdependent market prices to allocate goods, services and productive resources and to coordinate the diverse plans of consumers and producers, all of them acting according their self-interest. (Compare Command economy.)
an economic in which the major decisions about production and distribution of goods and services are made in a decentralized manner by individual households and business firms following their own self interest
an economic system in which goods and services are traded , with the price at which goods and services are exchanged being determined by trades that occur as a result of sellers' asking prices matching buyers' bid prices
A system of decentralized economic decision making in which consumers, producers, workers, savers and investors interact in markets through the forces of demand and supply to set prices in order to answer the basic economic questions of what, how and for whom.
An economic system based on private enterprise that rests upon three basic freedoms: freedom of the consumer to choose among competing products and services, freedom of the producer to start or expand a business, and freedom of the worker to choose a job and employer.
A type of political economy in which there is near-total private control of land, labor and capital. Every actor has direct control over his or her own factors of production, and production decisions are essentially the sum of all private actors' decisions. The exchange value of goods is decided by the market. The state is generally quite passive in a market economy, enforcing rules and providing minimal protection to economic actors. Compare to Command economy.
An economic system where most goods and services are exchanged through transactions by private households and businesses. Prices are determined by buyers and sellers making exchanges in private markets.
productive resources are owned and controlled by individuals and business firms. Decisions how resources are to be used are made by buyers and sellers in markets. The United States is primarily but not a pure market economy.
A market economy (also called a free market economy, free enterprise economy) is an economic system in which the production and distribution of goods and services takes place through the mechanism of free markets guided by a free price system rather than by the state in a planned economy.http://www.bartleby.com/59/18/marketeconom.html "market economy", The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002. http://unabridged.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/unabridged?va=market%20economy "market economy", Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary In a market economy businesses and consumers decide what they will produce and purchase, as opposed to a planned economy where the government decides what is to be produced and in what quantities.Gorman, Tom.
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