29 Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

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Chapter Checklist

When you have completed your study of this chapter, you will be able to

  1. 1 Define and explain the influences on aggregate supply.

  2. 2 Define and explain the influences on aggregate demand.

  3. 3 Explain how trends and fluctuations in aggregate demand and aggregate supply bring economic growth, inflation, and the business cycle.

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