Harberger triangle

 

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Harberger triangle

The triangular area, or areas, in a supply and demand diagram that measures the net welfare loss, or dead-weight loss due to a market distortion or policy, such as a tariff.



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Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Effect

Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Effect

The conjecture or result that a terms of trade deterioration will cause a decrease in savings due to the decrease in real income, and therefore that a real depreciation will cause an increase in real expenditure. Due to Harberger (1950) and Laursen and Metzler (1950).




 
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