Macro set 3

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Distribution of income
how income is shared out between households in a country
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Economic cycle
the tendency to economic activity to fluctuate outside its trend growth rate, moving from a high level of economic activity to a negative economic activity - recession
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Economic growth
short run - increase in real gdp and in the long run an increase in productive capacity , that is the max output an economy can produce
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Economically inactive
people of working age who are neither employed nor unemployed
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Exchange rate
the price of one currency in terms of another
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Exports
products sold abroad
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Fiscal drag
peoples income being dragged into higher tax brackets as a result tax brackets not being adjusted in line with inflation
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Fiscal policy
the taxation and spending decisions of a government
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Frictional unemployment
short term unemployment occurring when workers are in between jobs
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Full employment
a situation where those wanting and able to work can find work at the going wage rate
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GDP
the total output of goods and services produced in a country
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Government bond
a financial asset issued by the central or local government
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the tendency to economic activity to fluctuate outside its trend growth rate, moving from a high level of economic activity to a negative economic activity - recession

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Economic cycle

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short run - increase in real gdp and in the long run an increase in productive capacity , that is the max output an economy can produce

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people of working age who are neither employed nor unemployed

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the price of one currency in terms of another

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