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VOLUNTARY EXCHANGE: The process of willingly trading one item for another. The emphasis here is on "willingly." Voluntary exchanges are the heart and soul of market transactions, and should be contrasted with the "involuntary" exchanges mandated by government taxes, laws, and regulations. While involuntary government-forced exchanges play an important role in a mixed economy, economists really, really like voluntary market exchanges because they promote economic efficiency.

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CONTRACTIONARY MONETARY POLICY: A form of stabilization policy consisting of a decrease in the amount of money in circulation (that is, the money supply). This policy is designed to avoid or correct the problems associated with a business-cycle expansion that gets out of hand and causes inflation.

     See also | stabilization policies | business cycle | monetary policy | expansion | inflation | money supply | open market operations | discount rate |


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AGGREGATE DEMAND DECREASE, SHORT-RUN AGGREGATE MARKET

A shock to the short-run aggregate market caused by a decrease in aggregate demand, resulting in and illustrated by a leftward shift of the aggregate demand curve. A decrease in aggregate demand in the short-run aggregate market results in a decrease in the price level and a decrease in real production. The level of real production resulting from the shock can be greater or less than full-employment real production.

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