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Explain the relationship of wants to economic goods and services. Explain how economic goods and services are classified. OBJECTIVES A B
Explain the relationship of wants to economic goods and services. Objective A
A Want Is a... desire, craving, wish, or longing for something that is lacking.
Things I Want... a new baseball glove and tickets to see a Cincinnati Reds game
Characteristics of Wants ä Unlimited ä Variable ä Competing
Economic Wants u Require people to spend money to satisfy them
Noneconomic Wants u Can be satisfied without spending money
Goods and Services...things that satisfy people’s wants
Characteristics of Goods Ê Physical object Ë Useful Ì Scarce Í Transferable
... productive acts that satisfy economic wants Services
Ê Useful Ë Scarce Ì Transferable Í Intangible Characteristics of Services
Economic Goods and Services u May be paid for directly when consumers make purchases u May be paid for indirectly through tax dollars
Reasons Why People Can’t Have Everything They Want
Reason #1 It takes money to obtain and to produce goods and services.
Reason #2 Consumers and producers must make choices about how to spend their monies.
Reason #3 Consumers communicate their wants to producers as they purchase or fail to purchase goods and services.
Reason #4 American producers should keep in mind that people buy goods and services in order to satisfy their wants.
Reason #5 What if consumers decide not to purchase anything but necessities?
Explain how economic goods and services are classified. Objective B
Broad Classifications of Goods and Services u Consumer goods and services u Industrial goods and services
Consumer Goods and Services u Medicine u Food u Clothes u Car maintenance u Furniture u Phone service u Photo developing
Industrial Goods and Services u Raw materials u Duplicating services u Parts u Equipment repair u Office supplies u Equipment u Buildings
Is a Computer a Consumer or an Industrial Good? It depends on who buys it and for what purpose.
Why Classify Goods and Services? The classifications can be used as a guide for marketing planning.
Classifications of Consumer Products Convenience Shopping Specialty
Classifications of Industrial Products u Materials u Parts u Installations u Equipment u Supplies
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