Corporate Investment Modest Despite Growth

Corporate Investment Modest Despite Growth

July 29, 2005, NPR

2 minutes, 36 seconds

Business investment is unusually low compared to current growth in the economy. It’s something to be watchful about since investment is an important component of aggregate demand; if investment fails to pick up over the intermediate term, the lack of aggregate demand may drag future growth of the economy down.

Nice little snippet for class use as part of discussion on the components of aggregate demand and their effect on the economy.

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