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Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded

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    - [Narrator] Economists
    use similar terms
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    for two things
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    a change in the quantity demanded
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    It can be a little confusing,
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Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded

What is the difference between a change in quantity demanded and a change in demand?

This video is perfect for economics students seeking a simple and clear explanation.

A *change in demand* refers to a shift in the demand curve, which is caused by a number of factors such as income, population, etc. A *change in quantity demanded* refers to a movement along a fixed demand curve, which is caused by a change in price.

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