Planned spending is all expenditure in the economy except for unplanned inventory investment: GDP = planned spending + unplanned inventory investment. This equation must always hold true because of the rules of national income accounting.

## What is unplanned investment in macroeconomics?

UNPLANNED INVESTMENT: **Investment expenditures that the business sector undertakes apart from those they intend to undertake based on expected economic conditions, interest rates, sales, and profitability**. … Unplanned investment can be either positive or negative, meaning business inventories can either rise or fall.

## Is unplanned investment included in AE?

It shows the level of aggregate expenditures at various levels of real GDP and the direction in which real GDP will change whenever AE does not equal real GDP. At any level of real GDP other than the equilibrium level, **there is unplanned investment**. … At equilibrium, there is no unplanned investment.

## How do you calculate unplanned investment in macroeconomics?

To calculate a business’ unplanned inventory investment, **subtract the inventory you need from the inventory you have**. If the resulting unplanned inventory investment is greater than zero, then the business has more inventory than it needs.

## How do you calculate unplanned and planned investments?

Total your costs of facility and equipment expenses plus your budgeted amount for inventory production to determine your planned investment. **Subtract** your planned investment cost from your investment cost to calculate your unplanned inventory investment.

## What happens when unplanned investment is negative?

If unplanned inventory investment is negative, **there is an excess supply of goods, and aggregate output will rise**. … If unplanned inventory investment is positive, there is an excess demand for goods, and aggregate output will rise.

## What are the two types of planned investment spending?

What are the two types of planned investment spending? **Fixed investment and inventory investment**.

## What is the value of unplanned changes in inventories?

Inventory investment is the value of the change in total inventories held in the economy during a given period. Unplanned inventory investment occurs when actual sales **are more or less than** businesses expected, leading to unplanned changes in inventories.

## How can GDP be calculated?

The following equation is used to calculate the GDP: **GDP = C + I + G + (X – M)** or GDP = private consumption + gross investment + government investment + government spending + (exports – imports).

## What three factors does investment spending depend on?

Planned investment spending depends on three principal factors: **the interest rate, the expected future level of real GDP, and the current level of production capac- ity**. First, we’ll analyze the effect of the interest rate.