Chapter 12-2 class - 1. Efficiency wages v. Minimum wage c....

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Chapter 12 class 1. Price Level a. Down = supply will be higher, demand higher, will push price higher 2. Changes in Equilibrium a. Decrease in aggregate demand i. Recession and cyclical unemployment ii. Deflation? b. Downward price inflexibility i. Fear of price wars 1. Everyone looses in a price war situation ii. Menu costs iii. Wage contacts iv. Morale, effort and productivity
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Efficiency wages v. Minimum wage c. Impact of oil prices i. Aggregate supply shocks ii. Cost push inflation iii. Oil prices affected core inflation prior to 1980 iv. Coure inflation unaffected post 1980 1. Energy efficiency 2. Composition of GDP 3. Fed Vigilance v. As princes increase 1. Real GDP declines...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course ECON 102 taught by Professor Ashookshulka during the Spring '11 term at Harrisburg Area Community College.

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