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Productive Complements: Too Often Neglected in the Principles Course?
Journal of Economic and Finance Education (2014)
  • GARY GALLES, Pepperdine University
  • PHILIP E GRAVES, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • ROBERT L SEXTON, Pepperdine University
Abstract
Many great economic thinkers, including Alfred Marshall and William Stanley Jevons discussed the importance of joint production, or productive complements, and there are important applications. Yet many students today could complete an economics major and never be introduced to this important concept.
Keywords
  • Production complements,
  • theory of the firm,
  • economic education,
  • principle of microeconomics
Publication Date
2014
Citation Information
GARY GALLES, PHILIP E GRAVES and ROBERT L SEXTON. "Productive Complements: Too Often Neglected in the Principles Course?" Journal of Economic and Finance Education (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/philip_graves/102/