- Comparative advantage, a law of economics
- Comparative advertising, a marketing technique
- Comparative economic systems, a method of economics
- Comparative statics, a method of economics
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Famous quotes containing the word economics:
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“There is no such thing as a free lunch.”
An axiom from economics popular in the 1960s, the words have no known source, though have been dated to the 1840s, when they were used in saloons where snacks were offered to customers. Ascribed to an Italian immigrant outside Grand Central Station, New York, in Alistair Cookes America (epilogue, 1973)
“I am not prepared to accept the economics of a housewife.”
—Jacques Chirac (b. 1932)