autonomous expenditure


Spending that is considered necessary regardless of income level, such as government spending, basic living expenses and investing. In macroeconomic economic theory autonomous expenditures are said to not be impacted by changes in real wages.

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You may want to try and take on an autonomous expenditure if you think if will help improve your company.

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It was autonomous expenditure and that was necessary for us to do and it made things run a lot smoother for our company every day.

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The autonomous expenditure of his rent was beginning to weigh on him because the landlord was raising the prices quite astronomically.

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