Marginal propensity to import

 

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Marginal propensity to import

The fraction of a change in income (or perhaps disposable income) spent on imports. Contrasts with average propensity to import.



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Average propensity

Average propensity

The fraction of total income spent on an activity, such as consumption or imports. See propensity.


Average propensity to import

Average propensity to import

The fraction of total income spent on imports; thus the ratio of imports to GDP. Contrasts with marginal propensity to import.


Marginal propensity to consume

Marginal propensity to consume

The fraction of a change in income (or perhaps disposable income) spent on consumption. Contrasts with average propensity to consume.


Average propensity to consume

Average propensity to consume

The fraction of total (or perhaps disposable) income spent on consumption. Contrasts with marginal propensity to consume.


Marginal propensity

Marginal propensity

The fraction of a change in income devoted to an activity, such as consumption, importing, or saving. See propensity.


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