• Unemployment Demand Labor Workers
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    The term unemployment means to be without a job but actively looking for one. Throughout the years the unemployment rate has fluctuated, this was caused by the changes in aggregate demand for the final product. There are three types of unemployment, frictional, structural, and deficient demand. These types of unemployment and the unemployment rate in general have varying effects on gender and races. Unemployment causes problems for the economy with loses to production, but it also provides benef...
  • Myth Of Powerlessness Global Economy
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    Linda McQuaig's book, The Cult of Impotence: Selling the Myth of Powerlessness in the Global Economy, is a refreshing new approach to viewing the current state of global economy and Canada's place in it. In recent years, such mysterious terms as fiscal deficits, natural rate of unemployment, stock market fluctuations, interest rate cuts and zero inflation and so on, have received an exceptional level of public consideration. Nevertheless, in spite of the now generally acceptable importance of th...
  • Aggregate Demand Income Consumption National
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    What is 'macroeconomics'? You may have already studied microeconomics, which looks at supply, demand and prices for individual goods. Macroeconomics looks at the bigger picture and involves the study of the economy as a whole. National income Let us start by looking at a simple example - a'two sector' economy made up of households (consumers) and firms (producers) -and use this to develop the idea of national income. To start with we will ignore the impact of government policy and overseas secto...
  • Ad As Model Of A Boom
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    Explaining a BOOM using the AD-AS model The Business Cycle or Trade Cycle is characterised by a regular cyclical pattern with four distinctive phases: the expansion, the peak, the contraction, and the trough. The peak, also known as the boom phase of the cycle is characterised by the following conditions: A reduction in the rate of investment spending, resulting from high business costs, falling business confidence and a lower expectation of profit. Relatively high levels of employment with shor...
  • Aggregate Demand Gdp Supply Production
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    To analyze an economy, certain statistics can be used to predict the economy's future. This is important because it helps prepare people for prosperity or hard times. Certain indicators can be used to determine the future of aggregate demand and others can be used to determine aggregate supply. Using eight aggregate demand indicators and four aggregate supply indicators we developed a prediction for the economy in the near future. Changes in aggregate demand are reflected in changes of GDP. To f...
  • Business Investment Demand Committee Aggregate
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    The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve System cut the interest rates by % in order to have a stimulating effect on the US economy. The following essay will uncover the Feds motives in a question answer form. In the language of your textbook, is the discussion related mostly to aggregate demand or aggregate supply weaknesses? It is apparent that because the main issue was slugging consumer spending (which constitutes a larger part of the GDP), the weakness can be attribut...
  • Economy Classical Economist
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    The economy was once new and beliefs varied a little from the beliefs of the twentieth century. These beliefs were created in the 1500's and were considered Classical Economist beliefs. These beliefs went on for three hundred and fifty years and were followed as a standard for that time period. Once the knowledge of John Manard Keynes was into looking, the great depression ended. For nearly ten years this country experienced a high rate of unemployment. This happened during the downfall of the A...
  • Social Costs Of Unemployment
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    What are the social costs of unemployment Can unemployment ever be completely cured Unemployment is what occurs when a person is seeking employment while lacking a job. It occurs all over the world, in every economy and government. It has various effects which affect any lives. Unemployment itself can be broken down into four main different types. Firstly there is frictional unemployment which is always present in a economy. It is a short duration unemlpoyment. It is caused by many workers who ...
  • Marginal Propensity Demand Model Multiplier
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    a) Explain the operation of the Keynesian multiplier The easiest way to explain the way in which the multiplier works according to Keynes is to construct a simple model. This model will have two particular simplifying features, in that it will focus exclusively on the demand side of the economy, and it will not include either government activity or the foreign sector. In order to construct this model, we will assume that all prices and wages are fixed within the economy, and that there are unemp...
  • Deflationary Spiral Aggregate Demand
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    Right, so you " re having an economic recession / slowdown / slump or whichever way you want to call it. And when people are expecting a fall in wages or retrenchment, they aren't gonna spend much. On the contrary, they had better save for the rainy days. As a result, consumer spending falls and when that happens, firms are going to suffer as revenue and profits decreases. They are hence left with no alternatives but to decrease wages or start laying off people. At the same time, they'd have to ...
  • Housing Interest Rates And The Australian Economy
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    The inter-relationship between the health of the economy and interest rates is an incredibly important and often discussed topic. And recently in Australia the link between these and the housing sector has been heavily scrutinised. Penm et al. (1994, p. 241) have even suggested ^aEURoehousing activity is a leading indicator of general economic activity^aEUR. In the Australian economy, the housing market is booming, some believe out of control. Whether or not the boom is sustainable is a topic w...
  • Price Level Unemployment Inflation Demand
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    Macro-economics Most of the nations of the world today have a free economy. A free economy is one which operates automatically. However, this automatic regulation of the economy is actually achieved by the price level. Price level can be defined as the weighted average of all the final goods and services produced in an economy. A healthy economy is characterized by a stable price level. Fluctuations in price level affect the economy's real domestic output (RDO), unemployment and its growth...
  • Volatility Of Investment Current Profit
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    Consumption (C), investment (I), government spending (G-T) and net export (X-I) are the major components of aggregate demand (Y). Economists have been particularly interested in the volatility of investment. Both Fig. 1 and 2 suggest that there is a general positive relationship between GDP and investment, more importantly, investment is much more volatile. E. g. in the 1990-91 recession, investment spending declined more than 10 percent while consumption spending declined only 0. 6 percent. Be...
  • Potential Growth Increase Run Actual
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    Why are some countries rich while others are poor? The answer to this question explains the theory of economic growth. "The question so fascinated the classical economists that it was stamped on the front cover of Adam Smith's famous treatise, an inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations." Economic growth can be simply defined as the growth of real output of an economy over time. Economic growth is usually measured in terms of an increase in real gross national product (GNP) /g...