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Demand for factors of production is

A. Derived demand

B. Joint demand

C. Composite demand

D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Demand for factors of production is derived demand. The demand for any factor of production, such as labor, physical capital or land is a derived demand because it arises not from the intrinsic utility provided by the factor but because of the value placed on the production it produces by consumers.

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Which among the following statement is INCORRECT?

A. On a linear demand curve, all the five forms of elasticity can be depicted

B. If two demand curves are linear and intersecting each other, then, coefficient of elasticity would be same on different demand curves at the point of intersection.

C. If two demand curves are linear and parallel to each other, then, at a particular price, the coefficient of elasticity would be different on different demand curves.

D. The price elasticity of demand is expressed in terms of relaive not absolute changes in Price and Quantity demanded.