As you have learned in Unit 8 (this week), monetary and fiscal policy play important roles in economic stimulation and or stabilization. In this regard:
a. When is it appropriate to use monetary and fiscal policy to stimulate or stabilize the economy?
b. When is it inappropriate to use monetary and fiscal policy to stimulate or stabilize the economy?
c. What specific fiscal policy tools would you use to stimulate aggregate demand and how?
d. What specific monetary policy tools would you use to stimulate aggregate demand and how?
e. What is your conclusion, should policymakers use the monetary and or fiscal policy to stimulate aggregate demand? Explain briefly.
Final Discussion: Course Reflection
After having the opportunity to complete the course, what would you change and why? What topic particularly caught your interest and what do you want to know more about? Last, but not least, if you could share with the next class one piece of advice about this class, what would it be? Please note that this pertains to the class, the materials, flow/organization, etc.
Thank you and good luck on your educational journey!
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