Used to refer to a point at which the level of profits or benefits gained is less than the amount of money or energy invested.
- The basis for the argument is the law of diminishing returns: As increasing amounts of a variable input are added, the returns per unit become less and less.
- The quest for perfect information demands the highest investment of time and money and ignores the law of diminishing returns.
- However, because of the law of diminishing returns, the way we've spent money on politics will change.
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