Distribution. This economic activity examines how the money payments received by resource owners and
producers are divided or distributed. Resource owners must feel that the incomes they receive are large
enough so that they will continue to be willing to supply resources. Producers must receive enough
income so that they are able to continue making or providing goods and services. Consumption is the
process or activity of using goods and services. Production is the making of goods and services.
Exchange involves the exchange of money payments between producers and the owners of resources.