In economics the term "dollar voting"
refers to the:
undue influence of the rich in the political
impact that organized special interest
groups have on politicians.
method consumers use to decide which
goods should be produced in a market system.
surveys which central planners use in
making production decisions.
Economists sometimes say that the
consumer is sovereign. This view means that in
market economy each consumer has one
dollar vote, and the producer none.
market economy income is distributed
according to the desires of consumers.
socialist economy the state will
provide what consumers want.
market economy the demands of
consumers largely determine the types and quantities
of goods that are produced.