   Chapter D, Problem 23CTQ ### Principles of Economics 2e

2nd Edition
Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364

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Section ### Principles of Economics 2e

2nd Edition
Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364
Textbook Problem

# Two counties are in a recession. Country A has an MPC of and Country B has an MPC of In which country will government spending have the greatest impact?

To determine

The impact of government spending on two countries which have MPC of 0.8 and 0.6 respectively is to be determined.

Explanation

The value of spending multiplier can be computed by the following:

Spending Multiplier=11MPC

Thus, the spending multiplier for the country A having the MPC of 0.8 :

Spending Multiplier=11MPC=110.8=5

Now, the spending multiplier for the country B having the MPC of 0

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