aggregate demand

Definition

A macroeconomic value equal to the sum of all personal consumption expenditures, business expenditures, and government expenditures in a particular time period.

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The aggregate demand for bananas in the UK might be negatively impacted by the recent discovery of nests of deadly bananas spiders in packages of imported bananas.

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In passing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Congress sought to boost aggregate demand in the American economy through increased government spending on infrastructure projects and targeted tax cuts that encouraged consumer spending.

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My brother decided to buy lots of stock coming out of the recession because he believed companies would be selling more products to consumers who had increased aggregate demand.

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