marginal analysis
The analysis of the effects of small changes of variable items. For example, *marginal cost looks at the incremental *costs incurred from the manufacture of an additional unit of production. Marginal analysis is important in economic decision-making, as the impact of small changes often determines economic behavior. Economic research suggests that individuals often respond to marginal changes in costs and income.

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