→Causation versus correlation: superfical counterexamples
==Causation versus correlation: superfical counterexamples==
It is important to understand that the law of demand discusses the effect of a change in price on the
demand for the good. Thus, it does not predict that an increase in price is always accompanied by a decrease in demand. Rather, it says that, [[ceteris paribus]], an increase in price is responsible for a decrease in demand.
===Independent shifts of the demand curve===