acceleration principle


: a theory in economics: an increase or decrease in income induces a corresponding but magnified change in investment

Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acceleration principle was in 1936

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“Acceleration principle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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