Intensive Margin

… a core term used in Economic Analysis and Atlas102

Definition

About.com (reference below) defines intensive margin as the degree (intensity) to which a resource is utilized or applied. For example, the effort put in by a worker or the number of hours the worker works. This is contrasted with Extensive Margin.

Atlas topic, subject, and course

Labour Markets, Transfers, and Personal Taxes (core topic) in Economic Analysis and Atlas102 Economic Analysis.

Sources

About.com Economics, Intensive Margin, at http://economics.about.com/library/glossary/bldef-intensive-margin.htm, accessed 18 May 2016.

Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified 18 May 2016.