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Why did a division of labor occur when people started to produce a surplus of food

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Why did a division of labor occur when people started to produce a surplus of food

Why did a division of labor occur when people started to produce a surplus of food

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Simple answer is efficiency.
More output can be produced if labour specialised and focused on a particular activity.
One due to the time saved from switching tasks and secondly getting better (and faster) at what they do.
This leads to two outcomes.
1. Lower average costs of production
2. Greater output.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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