Fundamentals of Macroeconomics Paper

Fundamentals of Macroeconomics Paper

Part 1

Describe the following terms in your word.

• Gross domestic product (GDP)
• Real GDP
• Nominal GDP
• Unemployment rate
• Inflation rate
• Interest rate

Part 2

Consider the following examples of economic activities:

• Purchasing of groceries
• Massive layoff of employees
• Decrease in taxes

Describe how each of these activities affects government, households, and businesses. Describe the flow of resources from one entity to another for each activity.