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The Production Possibility Frontier
A look at when the production possibilities frontier shifts inward.
# 142593 | 750 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Political Science (Fiscal Policy (economy)) , Economics (General)

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This paper explores whether a nation's production possibilities frontier could ever shift inward. The paper discusses whatever might cause such a shift to occur.

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"When does the production possibilities frontier shift inward? The production possibilities curve is a measurement of the maximum output a country can produce if all resources are utilized, and an idealization of efficiency. Producing outside the frontier of the curve is not possible, and producing inside the curve results in poor use of resources. Most countries strive to push the frontier outward, developing resources and technologies that increase development. There are cases, however, when the frontier actually moves inward. One reason for the frontier to shift inward is government regulation, as described in Musgrave and Kacapyr (2001, p. 15). For varying reasons such..."

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