Definitions: c=level of consumer spending
y=level of income
s=level of savings
If C=40+ .5Y
a. Find the level of consumer spending and the level of savings for the following levels of income: 100, 200, and 300.
c. What is the value of the multiplier?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 3:22 pm ad1c9bdddf
a) Since C = 40+ 0.5Y, Saving = Income - Consumption = Y - C and s = S/Y
When Y = 100, C = 40+ .5*100 = 90 and S = 100 - 90 = 10, so s = 10/100 = ...
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