3 Market Economy Is a system managed by the people. Based on supply and demand.Doritos has increased sales!!! Because people can’t resist them!!!Doritos increases their prices!!! Until.. People do not buy as many DoritosI love Doritos!!! And so does everyone else!!!
4 Command Economy The government controls the economy What goods and services are sold.What jobs people can have.
5 Traditional EconomyEconomy based on traditions, routines, and beliefs.The product is usually sold in a market.EX: African village that makes pots.
6 Mixed EconomyIt is a mixture of state and private ownership and control.There are few countries that have pure traditional, market, or command economies.Most economies are mixed.The post office is run by the government!Farmers Markets are run by the people.Railways can be run by the government.
8 Trade BarriersEmbargos are when one country refuses to trade with another country.Tarriffs are taxes on imported goods. The point is to increase the cost so consumers will purchase goods made in the home country.Quotas are a limit on the amount that can be imported. The point is to increase the price and limit the quality so consumers will purchase goods made in the home country.
10 GDPGDP is the sum of goods and services produced in an economy during a period of time (usually a year).The Gross Domestic Product measures the value of economic activity within a country.GDP
11 SpecializationSpecialization is when a country specializes in producing only one product. For example, OPEC specializes in petroleum.Benefits & Problems:You produce more than anyone else, if anyone else even produces it.You can name your price.When demand for that product goes down or the price drops, you go into a recession.
12 DiversityA country’s economy is diverse when it produces multiple products.Benefits & ProblemsLess control over pricesMore stability if demand for one product goes down
13 Imports & ExportsImports are goods and services coming into a country from another.Exports are goods and services going from the home country to another.To have a high GDP, you need to be exporting more than you are importing.