Definition Opportunity Cost. Description.
Opportunity Cost is an economic term that refers to the advantages
of the second best business alternative, which are forgone as a result of
accepting the best alternative.
It is a term used in economics, to mean the cost of something
in terms of an opportunity foregone (and the benefits that could be received
from that opportunity), or the most valuable foregone alternative.
Also it can be used to refer to the value of the best alternative
use of a resource. This consists of the maximum value of other outputs we
could and would have produced had we not used the resource to produce the
item in question.
Opportunity Cost Special Interest Group
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