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CLEP Macroeconomics: National Income And Price Determination

Subjects : clep, economics
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1. A rise in resource costs (labor - fuel - material - etc) will _______ SAS.






2. Indicates simultaneous change in price level and money wage rate






3. The change in savings divided by the change in disposable income






4. Price level exceeds equilibrium price






5. The government's attempt to influence the economy by setting and changing interest rates - the exchange rate - and the quantity of money






6. Increase in AD






7. A rise in both the price level and the money wage rate that maintains full employment brings a movement along the ____ curve.






8. The fraction of a change in disposable income that is saved






9. Economic slowdown






10. When AD increases - the price level ________.






11. The quantity of real GDP demanded equals the quantity of real GDP supplied






12. Decrease in AD






13. The relationship between the quantity of real GDP supplied and the price level when the money wage rate and all other influences on production plans remain constant






14. People change consumption preferences daily between domestic goods and services and foreign goods and services






15. Real GDP and around potential GDP






16. Potential GDP






17. Equilibrium real GDP exceeds potential GDP






18. Price levels rise due to a decrease in Short Run Aggregate Supply






19. The relationship between the quantity of real GDP supplied and the price level






20. Tendency for increases in the price level to lower the purchasing power of assets of financial assets and reduce total spending in the economy






21. When Short Run Aggregate Supply decreases - Real GDP falls below Potential GDP and the price level _________.






22. The relationship between the quantity of real GDP supplied and the price level when real GDP equals potential GDP; potential GDP is real GDP when all the economy's labor - capital - land - and entrepreneurial ability are fully employed






23. Increased AD brings a(n) ___________ in SAS.






24. The ratio of change in consumption to change in income






25. A persistent increase in aggregate demand that exceeds the increase in potential GDP






26. Change in consumption expenditure divided by the change in disposable income






27. Equilibrium real GDP is below potential GDP






28. Economic growth






29. Disposable Income (DI) = Consumption(C) + Saving Consumption (S)






30. MPC






31. The point on a consumption function where the consumption line intersects the 45 degree line






32. The government's attempt to influence the economy by setting and changing taxes - transfer payments - and expenditures on goods and services






33. MPC + MPS






34. Relationship between the quantity of real GDP demanded and the price level






35. Increase in long-term growth






36. Sum of the quantities of all the final goods produced in the economy






37. When AD increases - real GDP __________.






38. A rise in the price level at a constant money wage rate brings a change in employment and real GDP and a movement along the ___ curve.






39. Relationship between consumption expenditure and disposable income






40. When potential GDP increases - both LAS and SAS curves shift _____.






41. Job expectations - fiscal or monetary policy - world economy - inflation - profits






42. A non-price related change causes a _____ in the demand curve






43. The value of consumption goods and services bought by households






44. Slopes downward






45. Relationship between saving and disposable income






46. When the money wage rate rises - the SAS curve shifts ____ but the LAS curve remains unchanged.