# ECONOMICS (CBSE/UGC NET)

## ECONOMICS

### ELASTICITY OF DEMAND

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Income elasticity of demand measures the responsiveness of
 A quantity demanded of a good to a change in real income. B real income to a change in the quantity demanded of a good C Either A or B D None of the above
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -Income elasticity of demand is an economic measure of how responsive the quantity demanded for a good or service is to a change in income. The formula for calculating income elasticity of demand is the percentage change in quantity demanded divided by the percentage change in income.

Detailed explanation-2: -Price elasticity measures the responsiveness of the quantity demanded or supplied of a good to a change in its price. It is computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded-or supplied-divided by the percentage change in price.

Detailed explanation-3: -The income elasticity of demand reflects the responsiveness of demand to changes in income. It is the percentage change in quantity demanded at a specific price divided by the percentage change in income, ceteris paribus. Income elasticity is positive for normal goods and negative for inferior goods.

Detailed explanation-4: -Income elasticity of demand measures the responsiveness of the quantity demanded for a good or service to a change in the income of the people demanding the good. It is calculated as the ratio of the percentage change in quantity demanded to the percentage change in income.

Detailed explanation-5: -The price elasticity of demand is a units-free measure of the responsiveness of the quantity demanded of a good to a change in its price when all other influences on buying plans remain the same.

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