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A Key Economic Indicator: the Money Supply

Using the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, select a key economic indicator. Discuss how the indicator was created and its current value. What does this key indicator say about the current economic condition?

Economic Development

Given the major housing boom that contributed to economic growth in the US from 2003 through 2008, some of the revenues that local governments received were from development impact fees. Development impact fees are charges imposed on a developer to offset the additional costs of the new development that is imposed on society. Ne


1. One of the major issues in macroeconomics is disagreement in the debate over policy activism versus policy rules. What exactly is that disagreement? Any implications? 2. The Japanese economy has been in and out of a recession for the past 22 years. Since 1989 the value of their main stock market index N 225 has declined b

Financial Planning and Working Capitol Management

1) Table 18.11 gives abbreviated balance sheets and income statements for Este Lauder Companies. Calculate the following ratios: a. Return on assets. b. Operating profit margin. c. Sales- to- assets ratio. d. Inventory turnover. e. Debt-equity ratio. f. Current ratio. g. Quick ratio 2) Look again at Table 18.1

EIU Country Data

As seen during the financial crisis of the 1930s and in recent history, markets are globally interconnected. Aside from financial markets, different countries have different resources. Choose a country other than the country in which you currently reside which has not already been selected by another student, and research the EI

Ratio analysis

I need help to analyze and compare Current ratio, Quick Ratio, Debt/equity ratio and Liab/equity ratio only.

Key factors for economic recovery

I need help with identifying five realistic and important factors that will contribute to a successful U.S. economic recovery (e.g. solid growth and job creation) over the next five years. The factors can be for instance: global, social, political but they must make a difference within five years. The analysis should also includ

Current Economic Problems of the European Union (EU)

I need a description of how the European Union got into its current economic problems (e.g. the bailout and others). How did they get into these problems, how serious are the problems and how will they realistically solve their problems. Also how will their problems affect the United States and the Global Economy. This should be

Overview of Managerial Decisions

Need assistance with the 1 d , Question 2 , 4 and 5. 1. Don't answer this part [[Define scarcity and Opportunity cost. (a) Scarcity is the fundamental economic problem of having seemingly unlimited human needs and wants, in a world of limited resources. Resources are scarce we must decide what we want to consume and what we

Need help with public finance: Healthcare (U.S.A.)

One method commonly used by both governments and private health insurers to control the growth in private health insurers to control the growth in health care spending are limits to reimbursement to providers. How can these limits to reimbursement be viewed as the exercise of monopsony power? To prevent health care providers for

Fiscal policy choices

Macro-economic choices, particularly in the areas of fiscal policy, are not just about economics but about deeply social goals and values as well. This Case asks you to think about some of these dimensions. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) prepares reports for congress. It is a non-partisan office. For this Case, ple

Homework help on Rational expectations theory

1. Which of the following theories of expectations holds that individuals usa all information available in forming expectations? Rational expectations theory Certainty equivalent theory Expected value analysis Adaptive expectations theory 2. The only school of economics that could be construed as advocating big governme

Perfect Competition & Monopoly

Please use the attached scenario and help me answer the three questions below. Identify the marginal revenue and marginal cost for each additional car that pays to use the bank's parking lot Explain why the bank is able to set the fees as high as they are Contrast the current fee with the likely fees if there was ample,

Federal Reserve System

Answer the following question. Why did some Americans lose faith in the banking system before the Federal Reserve System was in place? Include the following in your response. a) Explain the three primary roles of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks. b) Why is the Federal Reserve referred to as the banker's bank? c) Describe th

Economic Principles of final goods of an economy

Please explain in detail the listed questions to give me a full understanding. 1. Why do economists include only the final goods in measuring GDP for a particular year? Why dont they include the value of stocks and bonds sold? Why dont they include thr vale of used furniture bought and sold? 2. What are the four supply

Socio-Political and Economic Environment

1. What is the present state of the economy (e.g., GNP, per capita income, rate of economic growth, etc.)? 2. How much debt does your country have? 3. How does the economy (particularly the economic growth rate) today compare to 20 or 30 years ago? 4. What are the dominant industries and or corporations, and who cont

Growth Theory

This only a discussion on Growth Theory. Take a stand and explain your side. Although economists speak as if economic growth is necessarily a good thing, many question the sustainability and even the morality of ever increasing economic growth. Certainly we can nod to the idea that economic growth needs to keep up with popu

Labor questions

Question 1 The labor force consists of Answer those employed plus those on temporary layoff. Those employed plus those unemployed. The working-age population minus those who are in the military or institutionalized. The working-age population plus those who are in the military or institutionalized. Qu

Global Microeconomics

Can you assist me with understanding how to respond to these questions Global Microeconomics 1. Does microeconomics apply to every country in the world_ why? or why not? Describe the specifics of any cases/examples you use and the implications of same on local citizens of that country. Impact on China on Global Microeco

Effects of newly printed currency

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke finally admitted that the Fed has been printing more new currency over the past few months to help stimulate the economy and more recently noted the economy may not yet be out of the woods, as some of us may already have concluded.. But, what about the money? I think we touched a bit on this subject i

Macro Economic

B. As a portfolio manager whose firm has investments in a country with a high level of debt what would you do to increase your firms profit and/or protect their interest if: Experts have recommended to the country that it exchange rate should be pegged at the equilibrium level. And, the foreign exchange reserves of the count