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How can demand/supply side policies help variety of people?

How should the government implement demand/supply side policy to help corporate leaders, unemployed workers and retired people? The government should utilize the policy that both stabilizes the inflation rate and lowers the unemployment rate to help all of these people. There aren’t any absolute solutions to these problems all simultaneously, yet there are always ‘best’ solutions.

The government could nullify the labor union’s power and make the wages flexible. By lowering to wages to an apt level, there will be surplus of money that can be used to employ a number of people. Also, the money that’s left could be used to increase the pension of the retired people. People who were employed will be angry, however, it’ll give them a strong sense of job security by looking at numbers of people coming in.

In order to protect the working population from the inflation, the government should implement the monetary policy in order to cut down money supply. By cutting down money supply, it’ll significantly decrease the inflation rate  to stable state. Also, the government could increase the interest rate in order to curb inflation.

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How can Monetary Policy help people represented by Silver Cougars?

Angela Soracco of Silver Cougars of America has sent a letter quite concerned about the current inflation of 9%. Silver Cougars of America is an organization of senior citizens and they are being heavily relaint on Social Security day by day. How can the government implement monetary policies to help old seniors to lay off the inflation burden?

There are two ways to control the inflation. First is to increase the interest rate and second is to cut down the money supply on the market. First of all, by increasing the interest rate, many people will tend to save their money and not spend. This will lower the demand-pulled inflation to some degree. Also, by cutting down the money supply flowing through the market, the value of the currency will go up and therefore it will lower the inflation rate.

Nonetheless, there is one serious drawback to this policy. It will aggravate the negative economic growth and skyrocket unemployment rate in return. So, there is a trade off. Governments would look at the opportunity costs of implementing this policy and consider whether it will be worth of a try or a bad choice.

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How can Fiscal Policies be used for the workers like Joe Brezinski?

Joe Brezinski is one of those workers who are fired and are worried about losing their house. They’ve formed worker’s political action committee called Campaign for Job Security. How can fiscal policies can help the workers like Joe? There are several actions that the government can implement to solve this problem.

The unemployment rate is 12.5% and the inflation rate is 9%. Joe Brezinski is part of that unemployment rate and is suffering from high inflation rate. To satisfy the workers of Campain for Job Security, the government can implement strict fiscal policy by taxation.

The government can impose 30% increase in taxation for all businesses. However, they can cut the taxation to 0% for those firms that are willing to employ a large number of people. This way the government can get the unemployment rate down to 1~0%.

The government should also decrease the amount of government spending to reduce the debt and deficit. Also, they should pressure the foriegn firms to invest on factories and technology to boost up the domestic aggragate demand.

So adjusting taxation for businesses according to how many people they employ will be a great help to the unemployed workers like Joe!

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