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Aggregate Supply and Demand


Aggregate Supply and Demand

Aggregate Supply and Demand

Learn more about aggregate supply and demand.


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Course Description

Aggregate supply and demand are key concepts in macroeconomics as they help economists interpret events in the past to help predict the future. The aggregate supply curve model demonstrates the relationship between the overall price level of a country and the quantity of goods and services produced by the suppliers of that country, whereas the aggregate demand curve model demonstrates the quantity of goods and services produced domestically that consumers, businesses, the government and foreigners are willing to purchase during a particular period of time.
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This free online economics course first introduces the learner to the business cycle to show that the local economy is constantly expanding and contracting in response to changes in the global economy, technology and national and international politics. The course then introduces the concept of aggregate demand, how it shifts and how it is modelled. You will also learn about aggregate supply, and how changes in supply can be slower than changes in demand. This free online economics course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of economics, finance, and business who would like to learn more about modelling aggregate supply and demand. It will also appeal to all learners interested in business, economics or political studies who would like to understand why the health of the economy is cyclical and why one event can have a significant effect on an economy.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Learn all in supply and demand in the market affect the economy as a whole; - Understand the difference between short run and long run supply; - Understand how economic models are compiled; - Learn how perceived wealth can affect our economy; - Understand how economic models can be used to indicate possible outcomes in the economy;


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding Aggregate Supply and Demand
Module 2: Aggregate Supply and Demand Assessment

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Course Title Aggregate Supply and Demand
Course # 548
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 2
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Course Description  Aggregate supply and demand are key concepts in macroeconomics as they help economists interpret events in the past to help predict the future. The aggregate supply curve model demonstrates the relationship between the overall price level of a country and the quantity of goods and services produced by the suppliers of that country, whereas the aggregate demand curve model demonstrates the quantity of goods and services produced domestically that consumers, businesses, the government and foreigners are willing to purchase during a particular period of time. This free online economics course first introduces the learner to the business cycle to show that the local economy is constantly expanding and contracting in response to changes in the global economy, technology and national and international politics. The course then introduces the concept of aggregate demand, how it shifts and how it is modelled. You will also learn about aggregate supply, and how changes in supply can be slower than changes in demand. This free online economics course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of economics, finance, and business who would like to learn more about modelling aggregate supply and demand. It will also appeal to all learners interested in business, economics or political studies who would like to understand why the health of the economy is cyclical and why one event can have a significant effect on an economy.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 07 November 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
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Assessments Yes
 
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Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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  • Colleen Jones United States of America Great examples and detail with the Aggregate Supply and Demand Course. The instructor explained and demonstrated his teachings clearly and plainly. Recommend this for learning. 2015-02-26 13:02:13
  • Manish Ragoobeer Mauritius Simple and educative 2015-02-20 12:02:31
  • Ibrahim Junior Rogers Sierra Leone This course is hard and nice. I will like to proceed after receiving my certificate 2015-02-11 05:02:31
  • Rowel Callanta Philippines The course was great. The presentation was very effective 2015-02-07 11:02:26
  • Joseph Collins United States of America Good course. Learned a lot about the basics of economics: supply, demand, modeling curves and business needs. 2015-02-06 23:02:00
  • Preksha Dassani India I'm very satiated with my learning experience. The audio and video was very helpful in understanding the concept at a practical level. Thank you very much! 2015-01-27 16:01:43
  • Hamid Mohammadi Canada great course 2015-01-13 14:01:17
  • Sirajo Danhassan Nigeria This course tells us about how variation in Price affects real GDP and vice vasa in macro economic environment. 2015-01-04 18:01:36
  • Innocent Ogwogwo Nigeria Great Course 2014-12-30 22:12:11
  • David Russell Barbados Aggregated supply and demand course seems to offer a variety of interesting predictive scale models to understand the overall economy, or one particular economy. The term speculate can be applied to this model as the bases of the numbers produced is the bases of the theory of what can or cannot take place within an economy. Aggregated supply and demand course would seem to be a good course for anyone trying to gain an extensive and more comprehensive knowledge of the economy and some of the differing theories behind the differing economic models of supply and demand. learning macroeconomics therefore would be a good subject. 2014-12-28 16:12:18
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