Le Chatelier principle

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Synonyms for Le Chatelier principle

the principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the change

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All the short-run elasticity estimates were consistent with the Le Chatelier principle except for the cross-price elasticities involving only capital and labor, [[member of].
The Le Chatelier Principle and the Demand for Imports in the Short Run and the Medium Run: Australia, 1959-60 to 1978-79.
The Le Chatelier principle is that long-run elasticities should be greater in absolute value than the corresponding short-run elasticities.