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ECO
372 Week 1 Economic Definitions Worksheet


 

Macroeconomic
Terms

 

 

Define the following
terms in your words.

 

 




Term


Definition


Definition Source




Gross Domestic Product (GDP)


 
 


 




Real GDP


 
 


 




Nominal GDP


 
 


 




Unemployment rate


 
 


 




Inflation rate


 
 


 




Fiscal Policy


 
 


 




Monetary Policy


 
 


 




Aggregate Demand (AD) Curve


 
 


 




Macroeconomics
 


 


 




Microeconomics
 


 


 




Circular Flow Model
 


 


 




Supply Curve
 


 


 




Demand Curve
 


 


 




 

 

 

ECO
372 Week 1 Product Selection For Week 2 Individual Assignment


 

In Week 2, you will be writing a paper based on the following:

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. Make sure this is something of sufficient value to require
budgeting and making payments.

Submit your
product selection to here as an attachment (Does not need APA Formatting) for
approval no later than the end of Week 1. You earn 1 point for
submission.  Approval or redirection will seen in the response to this 1
point assignment.

 

 

 

ECO
372 Week 2 Product Purchases and the Economy


 

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.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in
which you address the following: 


  • Identify and define two economic indicators
    that reflect the strength of the economy (e.g. real GDP, unemployment
    rate, inflation rate, interest rate, housing starts, etc.).

  • With these economic indicators in mind, how has the
    economy affected the demand for and supply of your selected product over
    the last 2 years?

  • What was the impact on the supply of the product and
    the impact on the demand for the product?

  • Explain the impact on the price of the product
    and your decision on whether or not to buy the product. 

  • Include responses to the following: 


    • How might you apply what you learned about
      supply and demand to your work place or your understanding of the product
      you are considering purchasing?

    • How do the concepts of macroeconomics help you
      understand the factors that affect shifts in supply and demand on the
      price of the product? 




Cite a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources
not including your textbook. 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
assignment.




 

 

ECO
372 Week 3 Fiscal Policy Paper


 

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

  • Describe the impact of these fiscal policies on your
    team's selected organization.

  • Have other macroeconomic events impacted the economy
    and/or your selected organization?  If so, explain.

  • What are expectations regarding the strength of the
    economy in the next 2 years?

  • Make recommendations for your organization regarding
    how to best compete in the expected economy. 



Include a minimum of 3 peer reviewed sources not
including your textbook.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
assignment.

 

 

 

ECO
372 Week 4 International Economics Paper


 

 

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? What does the Federal Reserve do to contract the economy?

  • What motivates policymakers to stimulate the economy
    or contract the economy?

  • Based on your research, what does the Federal
    Reserve say about its policy goals?

  • What does the Federal Reserve say about the strength
    of the economy?

  • How does the strength of other economies outside of
    the U.S. affect your organization?

  • Based on your research, recommend changes in your
    organization's competitive strategies or supply chain. 



Use a minimum of 3 peer reviewed sources not
including your textbook.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
assignment.

 

 

 

ECO
372 Week 5 Deficit and Debt Presentation


 

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.  Have interest rates increased or decreased? Explain. 

  • Describe the impact of these monetary policies on
    the U.S. economy

  • Describe the impact of these monetary policies on
    your team's selected organization.

  • Have events in the economies of other countries
    impacted the U.S. economy?  If so, explain.

  • What are expectations regarding the strength of the
    U.S. economy in the next 2 years?

  • How do changes in the value of the U.S. dollar
    impact your selected organization?

  • Make recommendations for your organization regarding
    how to best compete in the expected global economy. 



Include a minimum of 3 peer reviewed sources not
including your text.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
assignment.

 
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