Unit 7: Journal
Journal entry questions are related to the application of the key concepts you learn to the real-world economic issues. The questions contain key economic principles and ideas related to the Macroeconomics topics you are learning. Please feel free to express your perspectives and state how the economic principles and ideas affect your economic decision making process. You should note that there is a limit to the number of words for the Journal entry. You can only enter the maximum 400 words.
The change in money supply affects the economic agents. Suppose the Federal Reserve increases the money supply to boost aggregate demand during recessionary pressure. How does the increase in money supply affect consumer spending and investment? How does it affect the firm or organization you work for? How do the Federal Reserve policies affect us as individuals (households)?
High rate of inflation is considered bad for the economy since it has various costs. What are the costs of inflation? Which of these costs do you think are most important for the U.S. economy? What are your shoe leather costs of going to the bank? How might you measure these costs in dollars?