Share
Explore BrainMass

Economic Theory: Law of diminishing demand

The law of diminishing returns is a very important concept in economic theory. In a couple of sentences define the term and explain its importance? Using this theory, what happens to the marginal product of labor as you introduce many workers into the economy (Hint: Do workers become more or less productive and why)? Can you provide a situation in your own lives where the law of diminishing marginal productivity can be observed?

Solution Preview

ANSWERS

The law of diminishing returns state that as a producer of goods uses more of a variable production input, with a given quantity of other fixed inputs, the marginal product of the variable input eventually diminishes. Thus the law of diminishing returns help ...

$2.19