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Government Spending and Inflation

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Analyse how an increase in government spending may cause inflation.

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Macroeconomic Factors and Policies

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I. 🍃Introduction
- Definition of government spending and its impact on the economy
- Brief overview of the essay's main points

II. Government spending and aggregate demand
- Explanation of how higher government spending increases aggregate demand
- Examples of government spending programs that increase aggregate demand

III. Inflationary effects of higher government spending
- Explanation of demand-pull inflation and how it can be caused by higher demand
- Explanation of cost-push inflation and how it can be caused by higher wages
- Examples of how higher government spending can lead to inflation

IV. Financing government spending through borrowing
- Explanation of how borrowing can increase the money supply
- Examples of how increased money supply can lead to inflation

V. 👉Conclusion
- Summary of the essay's main points
- Discussion of the potential benefits and drawbacks of higher government spending on the economy.

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