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AGGREGATE MARKET EQUILIBRIUM: The state of equilibrium that exists in the aggregate market when real aggregate expenditures are equal to real production with no imbalances to induce changes in the price level or real production. In other words, the opposing forces of aggregate demand (the buyers) and aggregate supply (the sellers) exactly offset each other. The four macroeconomic sector (household, business, government, and foreign) buyers purchase all of the real production that they seek at the existing price level and business-sector producers sell all of the real production that they have at the existing price level. The aggregate market equilibrium actually comes in two forms: (1) long-run equilibrium, in which all three aggregated markets (product, financial, and resource) are in equilibrium and (2) short-run equilibrium, in which the product and financial markets are in equilibrium, but the resource markets are not.

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Lesson 8: Market Shocks | Unit 3: Single Shifts Page: 12 of 20

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  • The four basic changes in the market caused by increases or decrease in demand or supply.
  • The six steps sequence to analyze any market shock: (1) a determinant changes, (2) a curve to shifts, (3) a shortage or a surplus occurs, (4) the price changes, (5) the quantities demanded and supplied change, and (6) the market imbalance is eliminated and equilibrium is restored.
  • That an increase in demand causes an increase quantity and an increase in price.
  • That a decrease in demand causes a decrease quantity and a decrease in price.
  • That an increase in supply causes an increase quantity and a decrease in price.
  • That a decrease in supply causes a decrease quantity and an increase in price.

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INFLATION

A persistent increase in the average price level in the economy. It is measured by the inflation rate, the annual percentage change in a price index such as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) or GDP price deflator. Inflation is the most common phenomenon associated with the price level. Two related phenomena are deflation, a decrease in the price level, and disinflation, a decrease in the inflation rate. Inflation is one of two key macroeconomic problems. The other is unemployment.

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