(4a) Chapter 7 – The Macroeconomy: Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation
(4a) For a real world look at this information, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. (Links to an external site.)
(4b) Chapter 8 – Measuring the Economy’s Performance
(4b) Visit What’s Wrong With the GDP? (Links to an external site.)
(4a) In the News: Based on your reading, think of ways in which the Government is actively involved with the purpose of changing the economy with regard to unemployment or inflation (or deflation). Do you agree that the Government ought to be involved? Why or why not?
Use the key word “economic news” in a Google search to find an appropriate news story or article that illustrates the ideas presented in the reading for this week.Write a 3 to 5 paragraph summary of the information and also explain how it relates to what you have just learned. Do not copy and paste directly from the article except for small quotes that help explain your summary.