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By Gary E. Clayton

This can be a revised and up to date version of the great examine of the function of paintings within the strategy of inculturation in Africa, first issued in 2000. The examine is a considerable contribution towards a theology of inculcation in Africa, and enriches the talk on indigenous African and Christian creative traditions. It represents the 1st systematic theology developed in and from Malawi that establishes a theology of symbolic expression in Africa.

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However, construction of new facilities in other countries hurt the domestic steel industry in the 1980s. S. steel firms improved production methods and reduced hourly wages. 3 in 1990. Trade protection, beginning with the 1947 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades, and later agreements protected many American jobs. • Look for dates or clue words that provide you with a chronological order: in 2004, the late 1990s, first, then, finally, and so on. Excerpt B Steelworker tends blast furnace • If the information does not happen in sequence, you may categorize it instead.

A model is a simplified theory or a simplified picture of what something is like or how something works. Simple models can often be constructed that reduce complex situations to their most basic elements. 3 is an example of how complex economic activity can be reduced to a simple model. 6. Realistically, of course, economies are able to produce more than two goods or services, but the concepts of trade-offs and opportunity costs are easier to illustrate if only two products are examined. As a result, simple models such as these are sometimes all that economists need to analyze or describe an actual situation.

As shown in Panel B, the opportunity cost of producing the 100 additional units of butter is the 30 units of guns given up. As you can see, opportunity cost is a general concept that is expressed in terms of trade-offs, or in terms of things given up to get something else. Opportunity cost is not always measured in terms of dollars and cents. For example, you need to balance the time you spend studying and doing 22 UNIT 1 FUNDAMENTAL ECONOMIC CONCEPTS The production possibilities frontier represents potential output at a given point in time.

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