1. Economics is defined as the study of choices people make under scarcity. Macroeconomics
studies the effect of these choices on the larger scale: at the aggregate outcome.
CPI traces a basket of foods and prices over time,
2. What are the main goals of macroeconomics?
a. The main goals of macroeconomics are to calculate the effect of changes in the
economy. This allows the government to predict the direction of the economy, whether
jobs will increase or decrease
b. “Define talk about economic fluctiations
3. How do we measure economic growth?
a. Through the change in real gdp every year
4. What is the difference between real and nominal GDP? Why is this important?
a. Real GDP is the Nominal GDP between
5. What are the main problems with the measurement of the GDP?
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Environmental damages, if the government pays to clean up a cost
Social Welfare and Income Distribution.
6. How do you