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RATIONAL ABSTENTION: The decision not to do something because the cost of doing it is more than the expected benefit. While this is a common part of everyday life, it's particularly important for voting. During a given election, a number of potential voters are likely to chose NOT to vote because they expect to get little or no benefit from doing so.

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Lesson 13: Aggregate Demand | Unit 2: Doing More Page: 7 of 22

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The government sector, like the household and business sectors, buys a portion of the final goods and services produced by the economy. These are government purchases.

Two points:

  • We study government purchases made by all three levels: federal, state, and local. But the federal level will occupy much of our interest.
  • We study government spending only for newly produced goods. We exclude government spending on transfer payments.

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CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT

Interest-paying bank accounts maintained by traditional commercial banks, credit unions, savings and loan associations, and mutual savings banks that stipulate a fixed interest rate and the length of maturity before the funds can be withdrawn. Certificates of deposit (CDs) pay a higher interest rate than regular savings accounts, but the funds cannot be withdraw at the full interest rate until the maturity date. These are one of two types of time deposits. The other is savings deposits. Certificates of deposit, along with savings deposits and other near monies, are added to M1 to derive M2.

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