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  1. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com For More Tutorials www.eco372edu.com

  2. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Entire Course ECO 372 Final Exam (New) • This tutorial contains New Assignments as well, Check Details below • ECO 372 Week 1 Individual Assignment Macroeconomic Terms • ECO 372 Week 1 Individual Assignment Economic Definitions Worksheet (New) • ECO 372 Week 1 Knowledge Check • ECO 372 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 • 1. News Story: Workers at a car-manufacturing plant in Flint, Michigan are laid off because the economy is weak and GM cars aren't selling well. GM isn't sure when the plant will reopen. What type of unemployment describes the workers' situation? • § Frictional unemployment • § Structural unemployment • § Full unemployment • § Cyclical unemployment

  3. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 (Uop) ECO 372 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 (Uop) • What is the difference between real and nominal GDP? Does GDP accurately reflect our nation’s well being? Explain • Unemployment rate measures the number of unemployed workers in the labour force. List and explain three types of unemployment. Find the most recent unemployment rate of your state. From a personal perspective, can you explain your view of the current job market in your local area?

  4. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 1 Individual Assignment Economic Definitions Worksheet (New) ECO 372 Week 1 Individual Assignment Macroeconomic Terms • Complete the Macroeconomic Terms Worksheet. • Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. • Complete the  Macroeconomic Terms.

  5. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 1 Knowledge Check ECO 372 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 (Uop) • 1.The two frameworks conventional economists generally use to analyze macroeconomic issues are • 2.The relationship between real and nominal interest rate can be expres • How do Classical and Keynesian economists differ in their view of the aggregate supply curve?How does this influence what Classical and Keynesian economists believe about fiscal policy? • Do you think the current President and Congress were taking Classical  approach in their fiscal policies? Explain your answer.

  6. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 2 Group Discussion Question (Uop) ECO 372 Week 2 Individual Assignment Product Purchases and the Economy • What is the difference between contractionary and expansionary fiscal policies? Which is more appropriate today? Explain your answer. How might contractionary and expansionary fiscal policies affect your organization? • You've been debating on making a purchase for yourself.  This is a product you've wanted for a while, but one that requires budgeting because you will be making monthly payments.  • Select a product in which the demand for the product is clearly affected by the strength or weakness of the overall economy such as new homes, cars, appliances, smart phones, etc.

  7. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 2 Knowledge Check ECO 372 Week 2 Principles of Economics and the Data of Macroeconomics • 1.The globalized AS/AD curve is the standard AS/AD model with an added • 2.According to Say's Law, people • 3.A shift in the long-run aggregate supply curve will change • Your organization's CEO is concerned that members of the strategic planning committee are not familiar with current economic thought and principles. The CEO has assigned you the task of developing an 875-word report to introduce some of these thoughts and principles

  8. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 3 Discussion Question 1 (Uop) ECO 372 Week 3 Group Discussion Question (Uop) • What is the difference between contractionary and expansionary monetary policy? Which is more appropriate today? What are the impacts of this policy on US economy? • What are the uses of money?Describe how rapid inflation can undermine money’s ability to perform its three basic functions. Will current Fed's policy hinder money's ability to perform its three basic functions? Explain your rational.

  9. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 3 Knowledge Check ECO 372 Week 3 Team Assignment Fiscal Policy Paper • 1.If you expect interest rates to rise, you will want to be holding • Bottom of Form • Top of Form • 2.The interest rate is the price paid for the use of a • Bottom of Form • Top of Form • Select an organization with which the team is familiar. • Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you include the following:  • · Research federal government spending and taxes over the last 3-5 years (fiscal policy). Has total government spending increased or decreased? Explain.  Have income tax rates increased or decreased? Explain.  • · Describe the impact of these fiscal policies on the U.S. economy

  10. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 3 Team Assignment Money and the Prices in the Long Run and Open Economies ECO 372 Week 4 Discussion Question 1 (Uop) • The organization's strategic plan you wrote about in Week 2 calls for an aggressive growth plan, requiring investment in facilities and equipment, growth in productivity, and labor over the next five years. • Who benefits from a tariff or quota? Who loses? What are the positives and negatives of protectionist trade policies? Which policy is best right now?

  11. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 4 Group Discussion Question (Uop) ECO 372 Week 4 Individual Assignment International Economics Paper • Define trade surplus and  trade deficit? How do trade deficits and surpluses affect exchange rate and the industry in which you work? • Select an organization that both U.S. and international presences. • Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you answer address the following:   • · What does the president and congress do to stimulate the economy? What does the president and congress do to contract the economy? • · What does the Federal Reserve do to stimulate the economy? 

  12. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 4 knowledge Check ECO 372 Week 4 Team Reflection Supply Chain and Demand Model • 1.In the long-run framework, budget surpluses • 2. The budget deficit or surplus is • 3.Deficits and surpluses are best viewed as • Discuss the relationship between supply chain and the supply and demand model.  • Prepare a 350- to 1,050- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion.

  13. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 5 knowledge Check ECO 372 Week 5 Team Assignment Deficit and Debt Presentation • 1.In the U.S. current account, most of the trade deficit results from an excess of imported • 2.What is the difference between the balance of trade and the balance of payments? • 3.If a government has implemented significantly higher trade tariffs • Create a 15- to 18-slide PowerPoint® presentation including detailed speaker notes in which you include the following:  • · Research the direction of monetary policy over the last 3-5 years. Has the money supply increased or decreased? Explain

  14. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com ECO 372 Week 5 Team Assignment Major Debates over Macroeconomic Policy • Select two subjects from the following list of topics and write a 1,050-word analysis: • ·  Active monetary and fiscal policy • ·  Increased government spending to fight recessions • ·  Reducing federal government's discretionary powers • ·  Zero-inflation target

  15. ECO 372 SlingshotAcademy / eco372edu.com For More Tutorials www.eco372edu.com