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CLEP Macroeconomics: National Income And Price Determination

Subjects : clep, economics
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1. Price levels rise due to a decrease in Short Run Aggregate Supply






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






3. Potential GDP






4. Real GDP and around potential GDP






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






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






7. Increase in long-term growth






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






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






10. 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






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






12. When AD increases - real GDP __________.






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






14. 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.






15. MPC + MPS






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






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






18. 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






19. MPC






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






21. Equilibrium real GDP exceeds potential GDP






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






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






24. Price level exceeds equilibrium price






25. Economic slowdown






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






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






28. When AD increases - the price level ________.






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






30. Slopes downward






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






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






33. Equilibrium real GDP is below potential GDP






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






35. A rise in resource costs (labor - fuel - material - etc) will _______ SAS.






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






37. Increase in AD






38. Economic growth






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






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






41. Relationship between saving and disposable income






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






43. Relationship between consumption expenditure and disposable income






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






45. Decrease in AD






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