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Equilibrium

The stable state of the system. See: Attractor.

Equilibrium

A state of stable prices brought about by the rough equality of supply and demand. This applies for consumer goods, securities, and most other goods and services.

equilibrium

a state of balance with no tendency to change. See EQUILIBRIUM MARKET PRICE, EQUILIBRIUM LEVEL OF NATIONAL INCOME, DISEQUILIBRIUM.
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Mathematically, scarcity rent is the shadow price of the physical stock constraint given that a market equilibrium is defined as maximizing the sum of producer and consumer surplus.
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In conclusion, we believe that students should be taught not just the similarities between market equilibrium and the equilibrium of physical science, but also the crucial differences.
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Isn't it time for economists to rethink the whole corporate philosophy of growth from the point of view of market equilibrium rather than from the current market's unbalances and uncertainties?
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