Principles of Macroeconomics 7th Edition

Published by South-Western College
ISBN 10: 1-28516-591-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28516-591-2

Chapter 13 - Saving, Investment, and the Financial System - Questions For Review - Page 278: 4


Investment is the purchase of new capital such as equipment and buildings, such as factories or firms. This is similar to the value of spending in a closed economy because the money is only used for investment spending.

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