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Ch 7: MEGA Marketing: Economic Growth & Indicators

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Learn about economic growth and economic indicators in this chapter of the MEGA Marketing exam study guide. Prepare for the MEGA Marketing exam with these short, engaging video lessons and self-assessment quizzes.

MEGA Marketing: Economic Growth & Indicators- Chapter Summary

This chapter contains lessons covering economic growth and development, including circular flow of economic activity, gross domestic product, and consumer price index. Also covered are types of inflation, economic model, and the use of economic indicators. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • Theories and definition of economic growth and development
  • Circular flow of goods, services and resources
  • The gross domestic product and the income and expenditure approaches
  • Consumer price index and measuring the cost of living
  • Demand-pull inflation vs. cost-push inflation
  • Using economic indicators to develop marketing plans

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Economic Growth & Indicators - Chapter Objectives

The Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments are used for teacher licensing and are used to assess competency in various subject areas. The content in this Economic Growth and Indicators chapter of the study guide covers material that is tested in the core marketing principles section, which comprises about 36% of the entire exam. All questions on this computer-based exam are multiple-choice.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: MEGA Marketing: Economic Growth & Indicators
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What Is Economic Growth and Development? - Definition, Theories & Indicators

1. What Is Economic Growth and Development? - Definition, Theories & Indicators

A country's economic health can usually be measured by looking at that country's economic growth and development. This lesson defines and explains economic growth and economic development, including the role of U.S. foreign aid.

Circular Flow of Economic Activity: The Flow of Goods, Services & Resources

2. Circular Flow of Economic Activity: The Flow of Goods, Services & Resources

Learn about the simple model used to describe where money goes and what it is exchanged for in a market economy. The circular flow model of economic activity shows you the basic relationships between households, firms and the government.

Overview of the Gross Domestic Product

3. Overview of the Gross Domestic Product

In this lesson, we explore the economic measurement, gross domestic product (GDP), what is included and what is not, and a few tricks economists use to calculate GDP.

Gross Domestic Product: Using the Income and Expenditure Approaches

4. Gross Domestic Product: Using the Income and Expenditure Approaches

In this lesson, you will learn how economists measure gross domestic product using two different methods - the income approach and the expenditure approach.

Consumer Price Index: Measuring the Cost of Living and Inflation

5. Consumer Price Index: Measuring the Cost of Living and Inflation

In this lesson, you'll learn what the Consumer Price Index is and how it measures changes in the level of prices in an economy. You'll also learn about the important economic concepts of inflation and deflation. Why do prices always seem to be going up?

Demand-Pull Inflation vs Cost-Push Inflation

6. Demand-Pull Inflation vs Cost-Push Inflation

Discover two basic types of inflation, demand-pull and cost-push inflation. Learn what factors cause each type of inflation and some of the key differences between each.

What is an Economic Model? - Definition & Example

7. What is an Economic Model? - Definition & Example

Economic models are used by economists to communicate current economic conditions - causes and effects on the future of the economy. This lesson will present economic models, definitions, and examples to help bring clarity to the issue.

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