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  1. Productive efficiency

    Productive efficiency occurs when the economy is using all of its resources efficiently. The concept is illustrated on a production possibility frontier where all points on the curve are points of maximum productive efficiency. An equilibrium may be productively efficient without being allocatively efficient— i.e. it may result in a distribution of goods where social welfare is not maximized. Productive efficiency occurs when production of one good is achieved at the lowest resource cost possible, given the level of production of the other good. Equivalently, it occurs when the highest possible output of one good is produced, given the production level of the other good. In long-run equilibrium for perfectly competitive markets, this is at the base of the average total cost curve—i.e. where marginal cost equals average total cost. Productive efficiency requires that all firms operate using best-practice technological and managerial processes. By improving these processes, an economy or business can extend its production possibility frontier outward, so that efficient production yields more output.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of productive efficiency in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of productive efficiency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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