law of supply and demand


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law of supply and demand

n
(Economics) the theory that prices are determined by the interaction of supply and demand: an increase in supply will lower prices if not accompanied by increased demand, and an increase in demand will raise prices unless accompanied by increased supply
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I assume that a salary is the price paid for a commodity, and it ought to conform with the law of supply and demand.
You have a noble 'art, lady; but you're flying in the face of the law of supply and demand.
The answer lies in the familiar law of supply and demand, which tells us that if supply increases faster than demand, prices will fall.
Forecast errors no more invalidate this principle of economics than would a failed prediction of price repeal the law of supply and demand.
Judging by Manhattan's lodging market, the law of supply and demand also seems to have been written off the books.
Ands, finally, she said there is no new construction and, relying on the law of supply and demand, that eventually will led to growth.