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    • UofP ECO 372 Complete Study Materials. Download Now!
    • It really works! • Since 2010 I've helped thousands of students do A+ work. I want you to have the best grades, but more importantly I want to help you.
    • FINAL EXAM / TEST- USE AS STUDY MATERIAL • ECO372 / ECO 372 / FINAL EXAM / TEST- USE AS STUDY MATERIAL
    • Week 1 DQs • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 1 DQsWhy is economics considered a social science? What role does economics play in your personal and professional lives? What is the difference between real and nominal GDP? Does GDP accurately reflect the nation’s welfare? Why or why not? How can a country’s GDP be manipulated? In your opinion, is the U.S. GDP being manipulated? Explain your answer. What are the different types of unemployment? How do they affect the economy in terms of growth, labor force, and price of labor? Cite specific examples to support your response. Identify economic factors that affect the real GDP, the unemployment rate, the inflation rate, and a key interest rate. How do you predict the economy will perform in the next two years given the current state of two of the economic factors you identified? How might your organization be affected by these changes?
    • Week 2 Economic Forecasting Paper • Learning TeamWeekly Reflection - Economic Forecasting PaperDevelop a list of resources you might use to gather historical economic data as well as economic forecast data.Explain how and why each source is valuable and useful.Identify any quantitative or qualitative forecasting factors contained in the sources.Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field.Write a 350- to 1,050-word paper that details your team's findings
    • Week 2 DQs • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 2 DQsExplain the viewpoints of classical and Keynesian economists. How did the economy that existed at the time of these theories influence them? Which theory is more appropriate for the economy today? Why?Course Design GuideECO/372 Version 47 Why do Keynesian economists believe market forces do not automatically adjust for unemployment and inflation? What is their solution for stabilizing economic fluctuations? Why do they believe changes in government spending affect the economy differently than changes in income taxes? In your opinion, which two determinates currently have the greatest impact on aggregate demand and supply? Justify your response with an example. What is the difference between contractionary and expansionary fiscal policies? Which is more appropriate today? Explain your answer. How might contractionary and expansionary fiscal policies affect your organization?
    • Week 2 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics Paper • IndividualFundamentals of Macroeconomics PaperResource: Figure 3-1 in Ch. 3 of Macroeconomics.Part 1Describe the following terms in your word. Gross domestic product (GDP) Real GDP Nominal GDP Unemployment rate Inflation rate Interest ratePart 2Consider the following examples of economic activities: Purchasing of groceries Massive layoff of employees Decrease in taxesDescribe how each of these activities affects government, households, and businesses. Describe the flow of resources from one entity to another for each activity.
    • Week 3 DQs • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 3 DQsWhat are the uses of money? How do commercial banks and Federal banks create money? Is monetary policy conducted independently in the United States? Explain your answer. Is it important for monetary policy to remain independent from all parties? Why or why not? What is the difference between contractionary and expansionary monetary policy? What is the intention of each policy under a depression, recession, or robust economy? Which type of monetary policy is more appropriate today and why? What happens to the money supply, interest rates, and the economy if the Federal Reserve is a net seller of government bonds? What happens to the money supply, interest rates, and the economy if the Federal Reserve is a net buyer of government bonds. Why would the government implement a stimulus program into the economy? Rank the factors that contribute to the discount interest rate from most important to least important. Justify your rankings.
    • Week 3 Learning Team Reflection • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 3 Learning Team Reflection
    • Week 3 Aggregate Demand and Supply Models • Learning TeamAggregate Demand and Supply ModelsFor this assignment, you will choose from the following options: Option 1: Economic Advisement Paper Option 2: Economic CritiqueRead the instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Aggregate Demand and Supply Models located on the student website and select one option to complete the assignment.
    • Week 3 Economic Advisement Paper.doc • ECO 372 Week 3 Economic Advisement Paper.doc
    • Week 4 Federal Reserve Presentation • IndividualFederal Reserve PresentationYour boss has chosen you to give a presentation to a number of foreign officials regarding the United States Federal Reserve System. These officials are very interested in doing business in the United States, but they would like to learn more about the Federal Reserve and how it operates.Develop a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation.Address the following questions and include a notes page which contains the write-up portion to each question: What are the factors that would influence the Federal Reserve in adjusting the discount rate? How does the discount rate affect the decisions of banks in setting their specific interest rates? How does monetary policy aim to avoid inflation? How does monetary policy control the money supply? How does a stimulus program (through the money multiplier) affect the money supply? Currently, what indictors are evident that there is too much or too little money within the economy? How is monetary policy aiming to adjust this?
    • Week 4 Learning Team Reflection • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 4 Learning Team Reflection
    • Week 4 DQs • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 4 DQsHow does a government budget deficit affect the economy? Identify two periods in recent history in which the United States has run budget deficits. What were the reasons for the deficits during those time periods? How does a government budget surplus affect the U.S. economy? Identify two periods in recent history in which the United States has run budget surpluses. What were the reasons for the surpluses during those time periods? What are the potential consequences of a country having a large overall debt? If you were in the position to implement a solution for the country’s long-term debt, what would it be and why? What are the positive and negative aspects of budget deficits and surpluses? What policy is best for today’s economy? Explain your answer.
    • Week 5 Fiscal Policy Paper • Learning TeamFiscal Policy PaperDiscuss within your Learning Team how and why the U.S.’s deficit, surplus and debt have an effect on the following: Tax payers Future Social Security and Medicare users Unemployed individuals University of Phoenix student The United State’s financial reputation on an international level A domestic automotive manufacturing (exporter) An Italian clothing company (importer) GDPWrite a 750- to 1,050-word paper summarizing the results.
    • Week 5 International Trade and Finance Speech • IndividualInternational Trade and Finance SpeechAssume that you have been appointed as the Speaker of the House. You must deliver a speech about the current state of the U.S. macroeconomy to a number of amateur reporters who are unfamiliar with economics.Prepare a 750- to 1,050-word speech in simple terms and concepts that focus on international trade and foreign exchange rates.Integrate a summary of your answers to the following questions and cite external research to further justify your facts: What happens when there is a surplus of imports brought into the U.S.? Cite a specific example of a product with an import surplus, and the impact that has on the U.S. businesses and consumers involved. What are the effects of international trade to GDP, domestic markets and university students? How do government choices in regards to tariffs and quotas affect international relations and trade? What are foreign exchange rates? How are they determined? Why doesn’t the U.S. simply restrict all goods coming in from China? Why can’t the U.S. just minimize the amount of imports coming in from all other countries?
    • Week 5 DQs • ECO372 / ECO 372 / (Version 4) / Week 5 DQsExplain how foreign exchange rates are determined. How do changes in interest rates, inflation, productivity, and income affect exchange rates? What are the advantages and disadvantages of a weak versus a strong dollar for imports, exports, international and domestic markets? Who benefits from a tariff or quota? Who loses? Why would domestic markets benefit from protectionist trade policies? How do protectionist trade policies affect a government’s wealth and fiscal policy?Course Design GuideECO/372 Version 48 What is the effect of a trade surplus? What is the effect of a trade deficit? How do trade deficits and surpluses affect the industry in which you work? Why are trade agreements important for the various countries involved? How is international trade related to the U.S. standard of living as opposed to the standard of living of a small industrial nation or a developing nation? How does international trade affect a country’s standard of living? What impact does it have on the way Americans live life, spend, consume, and so on.?
    • Week 1 DQs and Summary • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 1 DQs and Summary
    • Week 1 Term Definition Paper • Week 1 Individual Assignment Term Definition PaperPrepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you define the following terms: Gross domestic product (GDP)Real GDPUnemployment rateInflation rateInterest rate Explain how the circular flow diagram illustrates the interaction of households, government, and business. Also, describe how current economic conditions affect your organization or one with which you are familiar. Identify the most important economic indicator affecting your organization and explain why. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
    • Week 2 DQs and Summary • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 2 DQs and Summary
    • Week 2 Industry Overview Paper • Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Industry Overview PaperPrepare a 1,400-1,750-word paper based on your selected industry. Include in your paper a brief history of the industry, an industry overview, and a SWOTT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats, and Trends) analysis of the industry. Define and address the impact of the following required economic elements: Real GDPUnemployment rateInflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) Include three additional economic indicators applicable to your industry, from the following list: Interest rate; examples include mortgage rate, prime interest rate, federal funds rate, discount rate, three-month treasury bill, 10-year treasury bondHousing startsAuto salesForeign exchange rateProducer Price Index (PPI)Oil and fuel prices Identify the sources of your historical and forecast economic data for each indicator. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
    • Week 3 DQS and Summary • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 3 DQS and Summary
    • Week 3 Evaluating Fiscal Policy Alternatives Simulation • Individual Assignment: Evaluating Fiscal Policy Alternatives SimulationResource: Evaluating Fiscal Policy Alternatives simulationAccess and complete the Evaluating Fiscal Policy Alternatives simulation on the student website. Based on your learning, reading, and the simulation, prepare a 1,050- to 1,400- word paper that answers the following:List the effects of the changes in fiscal policy in the simulation.Illustrate the effects of changes in fiscal policy using the aggregate supply and aggregate demand framework.List four key points from the readings emphasized in the simulation.How may you apply what you learned from the simulation to your workplace?What were your Growing Further results?Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
    • Week 3 Economic Indicators Paper • Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Economic Indicators PaperPrepare a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you define each indicator from the Industry Overview paper, and describe its current status. In addition, present a separate graph for each indicator, illustrating each historic trend. Analyze the relationship among inflation, unemployment, and the business cycle on the industry. Assess the effect of inflation, unemployment, and the business cycle on the industry. Explain whether current economic conditions are more consistent with Keynesian or classical economic theories. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
    • Week 4 Federal Reserve Report • Week 4 Individual Assignment Federal Reserve Report Your boss has chosen you to prepare a report for a number of foreign officials regarding the United States Federal Reserve System. These officials are very interested in doing business in the United States, but they would like to learn more about the Federal Reserve and how it operates. Develop 1050 to 1500 word report addressing the following points. Address the following questions and include appropriate citations and references in proper APA format. · What are the factors that would influence the Federal Reserve in adjusting the discount rate? · How does the discount rate affect the decisions of banks in setting their specific interest rates? · How does monetary policy aim to avoid inflation? · How does monetary policy control the money supply? · How does a stimulus program (through the money multiplier) affect the money supply? Currently, what indictors are evident that there is too much or too little money within the economy? How is monetary policy aiming to adjust this?
    • Week 4 DQs and Summary • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 4 DQs and Summary
    • Week 4 Economic Indicator Forecast Paper • Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Economic Indicator Forecast PaperUse the economic indicators from your Industry Overview Paper. Prepare a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you compare and contrast at least two two- year forecasts from separate sources, for each economic indicator. Include an explanation of the differences among forecasts for each indicator and a rationalization for which forecasts are most accurate. How does your chosen forecast affect operational and planning issues in your industry? Defend your opinion. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
    • Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Economic Final Project Presentation • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Economic Final Project Presentation
    • Week 5 DQS and Summary • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 5 DQS and Summary
    • Week 5 Applying International Trade Concepts Simulation • Individual Applying International Trade Concepts SimulationResource: Applying International Trade Concepts simulationAccess and complete the Applying International Trade Concepts simulation, located on the Materials page of the student website.Prepare a 200- 400-word summary: Address your Concept Summary results. Explain how changes in monetary policies affect exchange rate. List four key points from the readings emphasized in the simulation.This assignment is due in the Assignment Folder by Sunday (Day 6).
    • Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Economic Final Project Paper • ECO372 / ECO 372 / Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Economic Final Project Paper