We make choices as consumers every day. Opportunity cost is defined as a person's ''next best alternative'' or ''the cost of what you give up" when you make a choice. Think of a recent decision you made regarding your career. What was your opportunity cost for making that choice? What was your best alternative?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 4:51 pm ad1c9bdddf
The way to look at opportunity cost is as follows...
Say you take a job - job A - it pays $40,000/year.
Your opportunity cost could be thought of as the other opportunities that you did not ...
We illustrate the economic idea of Opportunity Cost.