Effect of an event on the U.S. economy
Give an example of an event or incident that has taken place in the U.S. economy which has a major .com/education/social-economic-status">economic impact--be specific, e.g., 9/11 attack, natural disaster, rise or fall in oil prices due to OPEC policies, consumer optimism or pessimism about an expected economic expansion or downturn, increase in government spending on healthcare, tightening of the legal and institutional .com/economics/environment">environment, and so forth. What effect would this event have on AD or AS, other things being constant? What would be the resulting effect on .com/economics/equilibrium">equilibrium price level? Explain. What will be the effect of the different tools of .com/economics/fiscal-policy">fiscal policy to stabilize the economy? Give an example of a built-in stabilizer and explain how it would work to reduce this rise or fall in the level of AD.