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# U.S. Aggregate demand curve

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The question asked that suppose that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries raises oil prices by 50 percent in 2005. What effect will thishave on the U.S. Aggregate demand curve? On the U.S. Short-run aggregate supply curve?

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When the price of oil increase, the general price level will rise too, due to the increasing transportation costs. This ...

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U.S. Aggregate demand curve is assessed.

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1 U.S. real GDP is substantially higher today than it was 60 years ago. What does this tell us, and what does it not tell us, about the well-being of U.S. residents?

2. In a simple economy, people consume only 2 goods, food and clothing. The market basket of goods used to compute the CPI has 50 units of food and 10 units of clothing.

food
clothing

2002 price
\$4
\$10

2003 price
\$6
\$20

a. What are the percentage increases in the price of food and in the price of clothing?

b. What is the percentage increase in the CPI?

c. Do these price changes affect all consumers to the same extent? Explain.

3. The table below uses data for the year 2003 provided by the BLS and adjusted to be comparable to U.S. data. All values are in thousands. Fill in the blank entries in the table. Show your work!

Country

Population

Labor

Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployment

Rate
Labor-Force

Participation

Rate

Japan
109,474

62,510
3,500

France

26,870

2,577

57.41

Germany
70,159
39,591

9.69

4. Make a list of things that would shift the aggregate demand curve to the right.

5. Make a list of things that would shift the long-run aggregate supply curve to the right.

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