## Module 14 Assignment: Problem Set — Policy Applications

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## Policy Applications Problem Set[1]

### Use the following graph to answer questions 1 through 8 below:

1. What is Curve 1?
1. short-run Phillips curve.
2. long-run aggregate supply curve.
3. short-run aggregate supply curve.
4. long-run Phillips curve.

1. What is Curve 2?
1. short-run Phillips curve.
2. long-run aggregate supply curve.
3. short-run aggregate supply curve.
4. long-run Phillips curve.

1. What is the unemployment rate at point B?
1. 0
2. 6
3. 4
4. 8

1. What is the inflation rate at point B?
1. 3
2. 0
3. 5

1. If the economy starts at B and the money supply growth rate increases, then in the short run the economy moves to
1. C
2. D
3. A

1. Suppose the economy starts at B and the money supply growth rate increases. As a result, in the short run the inflation rate will
1. decrease.
2. remain the same.
3. increase.

1. Suppose the economy starts at B and the money supply growth rate increases. As a result, in the short run, the unemployment rate will
1. decrease.
2. remain the same.
3. increase.

1. If the economy starts at B and the money supply growth rate increases, in the long run the economy
1. moves to C.
2. moves to D.
3. stays at B.

### Use the following graph to answer questions 9 through 11 below.

This graph shows the AD-AS diagram for Mexico:

1. What type of the GDP gap is observed in Mexico?
1. The economy is facing an inflationary gap.
2. There is no recessionary or inflationary gap.
3. The Economy is facing a recessionary gap.

1. What type of fiscal policy should the government of Mexico be implementing to bring the economy to the long-run equilibrium?
1. The government should implement contractionary fiscal policy.
2. There is no need for either contractionary or expansionary fiscal policy.
3. The government should implement expansionary fiscal policy.

1. What type of fiscal policy should the government of Mexico implement to bring the economy to the long-run equilibrium?
1. The FED should implement contractionary monetary policy.
2. There is no need for either contractionary or expansionary monetary policy.
3. The FED should be implementing expansionary monetary policy.

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