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Unformatted text preview: Equilibrium - The state in a market when supply equals demand. Fiat Money - Money that has no intrinsic value, that is, its only value comes from the fact that a governing body backs and regulates the currency. Fischer Effect - The point for point relationship between changes in the money supply and changes in the inflation rate. Inflation - The increase of the price level over time. Interest - Money paid by a borrower to a lender for the use of a sum of money. Interest Rates - The percent of the amount borrowed paid each year to the lender by the borrower in return for the use of the money. Liquidity - The ease with which something of value can be exchanged for the currency of an economy. Medium of Exchange - An item used commonly to trade for goods and services. Money Supply - The quantity of money in an economy. In the US this is controlled through policy by the Fed....
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ECO ECO2013 taught by Professor Jominy during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.
- Fall '08