BUSS 104 – INTRODUCTION TO MACRO-ECONOMICS KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2019/2020
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BUSS 104: INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
FULL TIME/ PART TIME/ DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: MAY, 2020 TIME: 6 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer ALL Questions
SECTION TWO: (20 MARKS)

QUESTION ONE
a) You are a student at the KCA University pursuing a unit known as introduction to macroeconomics.Explain how the knowledge you have acquired from the study of this unit will
be useful to you
(10 Marks)
b) Some times back the Kenyan economy was in bad shape.The prices of commodities and
services significantly increased,the cost of living increased and value of money
significantly reduced.This was a course of concern to the Kenyan citizens.Most Kenyan
citizens appealed to the government to intervene and salvage the situation.
What possible actions can be under-taken by the government in order to salvage the
situation? (10 Marks)

SECTION THREE: (20 MARKS)
QUESTION ONE
a) The recent population census revealed that the kenyan population has grown
tremendously.Many Kenyan are ready and willing to work but cannot find suitable
jobs to earn a living from.This is a big issue of concern that poses serious challenges
to most govenments in most developing countries including kenya.
Suggest policy measures that goverments can put in place to deal with this situation
(10 Marks)
b) ’’Money is an important resource.However,some scholars argue that money is the
root cause of all evil and other schorars argue that Money is basically what money
does’’.
Briefly expound on the above statements
(10 Marks)

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