Principles of Economics 2e
Principles of Economics 2e
2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781947172364
Author: Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
Publisher: OpenStax
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The short run aggregate supply curve was constructed assuming that as the price of outputs increases, the puce of inputs stays the same. How would an increase in the prices of important inputs, like energy, affect aggregate supply?

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