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What are Productive Resources?. They are resources people use to produce goods and services. Economists divide these resources into three categories. Natural Resources. They are present without human intervention. Examples: plants, animals, copper. Human Resources.

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What are Productive Resources?

  • They are resources people use to produce goods and services.

  • Economists divide these resources into three categories.


Natural Resources

  • They are present without human intervention.

  • Examples: plants, animals, copper


Human Resources

  • They are the quantity and quality of human effort directed toward producing goods and services.

  • Examples: plumber, teacher


Capital Goods Resources

  • They are goods people produce and use to make other goods and services.

  • Examples: delivery truck, computer


Types of Natural Resources

  • Renewable – can be regenerated in nature

  • Perpetual – a renewable resource that comes from sources that are virtually inexhaustible such as the sun or wind.

  • Nonrenewable – humans can’t create them so they can’t be replenished such as minerals.


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