Economic surplus


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Economic surplus

For any entity, the difference between the market value of all its assets and the market value of its liabilities.

Economic Surplus

The value of a company or other organization's total assets less its total liabilities.
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Fourth, and probably its most fundamental analytical feature, heterodox economics seeks to analyse how the economic surplus is generated, the distribution of that surplus and for what purposes it is used (Lee 2013: 107-108).
Together these studies encourage helpful re-considerations of economic surplus during war.
Given their unparalleled capacity to appropriate the economic surplus these elites are able to mobilize ample financial resources to influence the working of political institutions through mechanisms such as contributions to political campaigns; lobbying activities to shape legislation; the message of the mass media; the mobilization of public intellectuals and academics to provide technical arguments in favour of pro-elite policies.
With the rural economic surplus concentrated in the hands of the semi-feudal landlord class and the government tax revenues absorbed by war indemnities, military expenditures and corruption, few economic resources were left for capital accumulation and industrialization.
Muscat: Investor confidence and trust could not be enhanced without sound enforcement of corporate governance rules, which, if effectively applied, will determine the fair distribution of economic surplus among all stake holders, principally managers, business founders and the shareholders, said Ahmed Saleh Al Marhoon, director-general of the Muscat Securities Market.
He added that the financial markets work on strengthening and consolidating the principles of justice and transparency as the investor confidence cannot be achieved without the proper application of the principles and norms of the Corporate Governance Charter and it is a value if effectively enforced, and will achieve a fair distribution of economic surplus among dealers in the financial markets particularly managers, founders and shareholders.
The report not only highlights the telecom sector's contribution towards GDP, but also how the sector catalysed development in other sectors to generate an economic surplus. According to the evaluation, every 10 per cent increase in mobile penetration rate was expected to increase the GDP of the country by 1.2 per cent.
Demand and supply can be used to define economic surplus, which is the difference between the (marginal) willingness to pay given by demand and the marginal cost of production given by supply.
The lack of an economic surplus means that our existing training capacity does not adequately provide for our current needs, let alone to correct historical imbalances, or make more provision for future training.
It must be noted that the computation of the economic surplus of changes in technology level due to research benefits as a parallel shift of the supply function is provided by Alston.
"Therefore, under a CAF strategy, the country will produce the largest possible economic surplus and will have the highest returns on investment so that capital will be accumulated faster, and in this fashion the country will change its endowment structure from relatively abundant in labour to relatively abundant in capital.