Case Assignment Economics

Case Assignment   MONEY,MONEY,MONEY

Submit a 5-page paper that addresses the following questions. Be sure to use references within the paper to support your answers.  Three questions are below

  • #1Are credit cards or debit cards money? Explain your answer.
  • #2“When the Fed makes an open market purchase of government securities, the quantity of money will eventually decrease by a fraction of the initial change in the monetary base.” Is the previous statement correct or incorrect? Explain your answer.

  • #3Monetary policy is action taken by the Fed to influence the level of real GDP. Suppose the Fed wants to increase the money supply. What three tools could the Fed use to achieve this goal? Be specific in your answer and discuss the implications of this policy.

Assignment Expectations

Use concepts from the modular background readings as well as any good-quality resources you can find. Cite all sources within the text and provide a reference list at the end of the paper.

Length: 5 pages double-spaced and typed in 12-point Times New Roman font.

The following items will be assessed in particular:

Your ability to understand an application of monetary policy.