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Zero profit

A situation in which profit in an industry is zero, usually as a result of free entry and exit. It may, if firms are not identical, refer only to the marginal firm. And it always means zero excess profit, not that all returns to capital invested in the industry are zero.



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Net income divided by sales; the amount of each sales dollar left over after all expenses have been paid.


Unitised with profits

Unitised with profits

With-profits and investment-linked funds combined in the same contract with the choice of switching between them.


Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities

Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities

Activities that have no direct productive purpose (neither increasing consumer utility nor contributing to production of a good or service that would increase utility) and are motivated by the desire to make profit, typically from market distortions created by government policies. Examples are rent seeking and revenue seeking. Term coined by Bhagwati (1982).


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