Economics 210 : Writing Assignment

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Economics 210: Writing Assignment There are many of us out there that constantly ask ourselves, “how exactly does the U.S. economy work?” During an inflation we might conclude that we have an Economic problem, on the other hand, if we have a huge increase of jobs; we might then conclude that as an economy we are doing a good job. There are many factors that one needs to consider in order to come to a conclusion on whether we are doing a good or bad job in the economy. I will be touching base on some of the various microeconomics tools that we can use to describe the changes in supply or demand. I will also be discussing the history behind this material and the governments involvement behind this process. We all use the laws of supply…show more content…
For example, the market for Starbucks coffee, people do not actually meet together on a certain date or a certain time to buy some coffee, but even if it’s not as organized, it doesn’t take the fact that this would still be considered a market. A demand for a supply comes from a request from a market, and that demand will then make the suppliers create the supply that has been demanded in order to meet the market’s needs. The demand for an item can depend on various factors as I mentioned earlier. There is a terminology that we use to describe the willingness of a buyer to spend a certain dollar amount on the demand of his choice. The price of a good has a correlation with the quantity that is being demanded. For example, if a Starbucks cup of coffee costs $2, 100 buyers will spend money on coffee every morning, but if the price of the coffee goes up to $4, then only 45 buyers will be willing to purchase that cup of coffee every morning. Not only can the price for the cup of coffee can go up, but it can also go down, another example would be if the price drops to $1, the demand for coffee will now come from 160 buyers versus the 100 buyers that were willing to pay $2 for their coffee; this would be classified as

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