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Economic expansions (upswings) and contractions (downswings or recessions)

1. How sensitive do you think your organization is to economic expansions (upswings) and contractions (downswings or recessions)? Explain. If you believe that your organization's performance is not sensitive to general economic business cycles, then explain why it is stable as the economy moves up and down. 2. How do you thin

Economic Freedom and Prosperity

Economic Freedom and Prosperity The Index of Economic Freedom can be accessed at This Index shows 10 countries as the most free: This Index also shows 10 countries as the least free: Explain clearly why the 10 most free countries are much more prosperous than the 10 least free

Balance of payments

Explain how the topic you chose relates to the growth of U.S. banking overseas. Include information how your topic contributes to interdependence among economies and financial markets, and to global financial stability. Use at least three sources, 500 - 700 words

Macroeconomics Test Preparation 2

I need some assistance with answering the below referenced questions in order to prepare for an exam. The textbook is "Macroeconomics" author Robert J. Gordon 11th edition. I'd appreciate any help on this subject. 13) If monetary policy is used to control real GDP then fiscal policy is a major determinant of a) Unemp

Business Cycle

What is a Business Cycle? Explain what happens to Economic growth and Consumption at each stage of the cycle. At which stage of the Business cycle is your firm right now and why? Thank you! I really appreciate it! Any firm example can be used to explain the business cycle.

International capital movements

Explain by 2000 words and attach references. Arguments for therefore against free international capital movements. Prefer polices to make those movements less volatile? No copy and past from web sites. I would like to get a some ideas.

Help with the following Questions

1. When there is unsustainable rapidly rising prices of some type of financial asset, such as stock, we refer to this a(n): A) liquidity trap. B) bubble. C) bad-precedent problem. D) moral-hazard problem. 2. The two main causes of a bubble are: A) herding and leverage. B) herding and budget deficits. C) budget

Applying Opportunity Cost

After natural disasters, such as hurricanes, some commentators point to the "bright-side". It is, for example, often pointed out that natural disasters cause GDP for a region to spike upward during the post-disaster cleanup. As someone with an understanding of opportunity costs, if you were asked, what would be your economic

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11. Assume that an increase in a household's disposable income from $40,000 to $48,000 leads to an increase in consumption from $35,000 to $41,000, then the: A) slope of the consumption schedule is .75. B) average propensity to consume is .75. C) marginal propensity to save is .20. D) marginal propensity to consume is

Cost management and healthcare in the US

Note: This is not a request to write the paper...only to give a substantive feedback based on accounting concepts relative to cost management and healthcare that I can build upon. I have included the requirements for the paper only as an FYI. Mandatory length for the paper is 8-10 pages so I need a substantive response that I

Economics question

Developing countries are often concerned that their terms of trade might deteriorate as economic growth occurs. In terms of the analysis of production and consumption effects of economic growth, other things equal, what type(s) of growth must occur and what type of country ("large" or "small") must a developing country be in ord

Forecast of GDP and PPI

Compare and contrast at least two two-year forecasts from separate sources for real GDP and Producer Price Index Look for the differences among forecasts for each indicator and a rationalization for which forecasts are most accurate. My industry is household appliances. I am also trying to find where to look for how the househo

Sales in Managerial Economics

Problems Question One A machine cost $ 4,000. It lasts 2 years and has no scrap value (that is, it has no value at the end of those two years of use). In each year, it produces $ 2400 in income. Should the firm invest in the machine if the interest rate is 10%? Should the firm invest in the machine if the interest rate is 20%

Economics indicator for starburcks

Depth analysis of economics indicators in how they can impact Starbucks. Prime interest rate or federal funds. housing stars Auto Sales Foreign exchange rate producer price index oil and fuel prices arround 875 and 900 words

Airline Economy Evaluation

Can you please assist me in 1100 to 1500 words including references in APA format to the following: Include an evaluation of the impact of past and current budget deficits or surpluses on the U.S. economy and on the airline industry. In the paper be sure to include some final recommendations and strategic initiatives.

Managerial economics

Require assistance with an economic question During the management group meeting Thompson says, "having our won show rooms and sales force is the price of being in the game - without them our growth will be limited". (below) How would you interpret Thompson's "price" strictly from an economics standpoint? Read carefully the e

Financial Perspective

Please I need help with the following: Referring to the application of the Balanced Scorecard with a close look at the financial perspective and with an assessment of the use of the balanced scorecard in Saatchi & Saatchi, one of the premier advertising and "creative service" organizations (although they have certainly had th

1.Productivity often rises during economic expansions and falls during economic recessions. Can you think of reasons why? Briefly explain. (Hint:Remember that the level of productivity involves both levels of output and levels of labor input.)

1.Productivity often rises during economic expansions and falls during economic recessions. Can you think of reasons why? Briefly explain. (Hint:Remember that the level of productivity involves both levels of output and levels of labor input.) 2.Use the following data to calculate (a) the size of the labor force and (b) the o

Government Policies that have been created to impact economic growth

The government uses policies like student loans and free trade to influence the economy's growth rate. In 600-1200 words, identify at least four policies that the US government has created to impact economic growth and productivity. In your paper, please also evaluate whether each item has enhanced or diminished your quality of

Reason Nominal GDP is greater than the Real GDP

Visit the Bureau of Economic Analysis Web site,, and access the BEA interactively by selecting National Income and Product Account Tables. Select Frequently Requested NIPA Tables, and use Tables 1.1 and 1.2 to identify the GDP (nominal GDP) and real GDP for the past four quarters. Why was nominal GDP greater t

Need help answering questions need by tonight

Need help answering questions, I am stuck. Each answers should be 2 paragrahs minimum. Please help, attached is the article. 1.Is it possible to do both? 2.Should a leader worry more about the short term (more consumption) or the long term (more savings)?

Economic Forecast 2009 - 2010

Interpretation of article. What does the article say is the economic forecast for the US and Global economy for the years 2009-2010. Is the current recession over? What sectors of the economy are likely to expand or recover in the near future? What sectors may be the most vulnerable in the next year? Article: Economic Forecas

Economic Revolutions Table

Select five innovations each from the Industrial Revolution and the Technological Revolution. For each innovation, fill in the appropriate information to the table below, marking with an X whether the innovation occurred during the Industrial or Technological Revolution.

Business cycles: phases, indicators, measures, economic evolution, outlooks

Please address the following questions. 1. Distinguish between a recession and a depression and indicate which you believe the US economy is in now. When did it start and explain why it occurred. 2. Pick the two factors cited in The Economist article that you think will have the most impact on future business cycles and e

Ten important ideas of economics

Microeconomics Worksheet - Chapter One - Baumol & Blinder Review Each statement below illustrates one of the 10 important Ideas. Which statement goes with which idea? 1. Opportunity cost is the correct measure of cost. 2. Attempts to fight market forces often backfire or have unintended consequences. 3. Nations can gain

Ben Bernanke - 14th Chairman of the Federal Reserve

How would you rate Ben Bernanke's performance as Chairman of the Federal Reserve? Can you suggest any improvements for his management of our central bank? Reference an be found at: Thanks in advance for your answer.