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capable of withstanding stress without injury

capable of adapting or being adapted

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a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together

a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material

capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression

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able to adjust readily to different conditions

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Decomposing dln(PQ)/dln(1) into an income elasticity of demand, an income elasticity of price (cyclicality measure), and a price elasticity of demand, and solving for the income elasticity of demand Oln(Q)/Oln(1), we get:
One might think that this calculation is too simple and that this estimated income elasticity of demand for leisure time too high.
To estimate the elasticity of demand for mobile services, we apply the well-established Houthakker-Taylor Model (HOUTHAKKER & TAYLOR, 1970).
w]) derived from both models are both greater than unity, suggesting that an improvement in urban aesthetic values is a luxury good--that is if income elasticity of WTP is to be accepted as a proxy for income elasticity of demand.
The firm would thus calculate the numerical value of the elasticity of demand for its variety i as follows:
KK] The particularly large difference between the long- and short-run elasticity estimates for imports suggests that the estimates of the direct price elasticity of demand for imports in the earlier study with a static model did not fully capture the total (long run) response of imports to their own price changes.
Mountain (1985) Estimating the Short-Run Income Elasticity of Demand for Electricity by Using Cross-sectional Categorised Data.
The price elasticity of demand for luxury goods, or goods with many substitutes, tends to be much higher (price elastic), so that the fall in quantity demanded will tend to be greater than the increase in price.
Clearly, sending better price signals to consumers through dynamic pricing programs can increase the price elasticity of demand.
To show how the model works the numerically simulation above showed that the algorithm converges quickly when the flow-speed elasticities are low but takes more cycles to converge when both the flow-speed and the price elasticity of demand are high.
The elasticity of demand is the percentage change in the quantity demanded given a 1 percent increase in the price.
Looking first at a ppm, equating MR and MC (second-order conditions are ignored) implies the firm sets a price that is a multiple of the MC of its optimal output; more specifically, the firm's optimal price is equal to the MC of its optimal output multiplied by an expression equal to: the absolute value of the price elasticity of demand at its optimal output divided by that absolute value minus 1.
Price elasticity of demand is the percentage change in quantity purchased for a corresponding percentage change in market price (Doll et al.
One reason why China has not yet exhibited any noticeable price elasticity of demand for oil is the fact that domestic prices have so far been held down artificially", said Credit Suisse First Boston in a report quoted by Reuters.