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consumption goods

plural noun
Origin of consumption goods
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • The personal value of money is directly influenced and measured only in exchanges for consumption goods.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • An income of consumption goods is a part of wealth, but not the whole of it.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • In other cases, the object of a loan of consumption goods is to increase the future earning-power of the borrower.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • Most consumption goods are used to gratify a wish of the moment.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • The great bulk of their income is turned at once into consumption goods.

    The American Empire Scott Nearing
  • And there are people, particularly jewelers, who often want money as a raw material for consumption goods.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Ultimately, in general, economic values come from the "primary values" or "first order" values of consumption goods and services.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Demand for consumption goods is thus the manifestation of the man's desire to redistribute his enjoyments.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • The consumption goods, the "present goods" at the moment available, are the essential part of wealth for the moment's enjoyment.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • The only essential and immediate conditions of a series of gratifications is a regular series of consumption goods.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter

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