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Commodity money and fiat money

Dear OTA: Could you please answer the following questions on monetary policy to better help me understand economics. Thank you very much! Question 1: Describe the differences between commodity money and fiat money, making sure to explain what makes fiat money work. Question 2: Define and explain the money multiplier. I

Population Growth Rates Report

I need help so I can write a report including a list of the top ten countries according to population size including the average population growth rates and with the potential return of FDI of the top country on the list. I've included a scenario to help give an idea as to what I'm looking for. Consider: Eureka! Your compan

Indicators used to assess conditions of the economic environment

Please see the attached file. Based on the following article, write a brief statement (of 200 words or less) on the state of the U.S. economy. ? Which economic indicators did you use to assess the condition of the economic environment? Rank them in importance for your analysis. ? At what stage of the business cycle is the

Two sources about the airline industry

Find two sources to help you answer the following questions about the airlines industry : o Research any negative or positive externalities the industry produces. i) Does the transaction of a buyer and seller directly affect a third party? Is the effect a negative or positive externality? Explain. o Research whether the indus

Evaluated TMV Industries' Capital Structure

Capital Structure Need help figuring this out. Please provide a DETAILED solution with calculations and formulas where needed. The answers should be pretty simple. a.Read the following case located in the text. CASE STUDY: Evaluated TMV Industries' Capital Structure. b.Prepare a 350-700 word memo to the Pr

Banks fail when all depositors try to withdraw money at the same time.

Banks fail when all depositors try to withdraw money at the same time. One way to prevent this problem would be to require banks to hold 100% of deposits on hand. Why would this not be a desirable thing to do? What would happen to the banking system? What would you expect to see happen to the cost of a checking account if banks

Money & Growth

Evaluate the statement: "In an important sense the term policy irrelevance proposition is misleading because if the rational expectations hypothesis is valid, economic policy actions can have significant effects on real GDP & the unemployment rate" correct or incorrect statement?

GDP calculator

The US is currently running an $800 Billion trade deficit. Is this necessarily bad for the economy? Hint: use the GDP calculation, GDP= C + G+ Ig + Xn. Remember Xn is net exports (it's negative when there is a deficit like we have now).

Economics and happiness

I need some help with this question: A traditional definition in economics is that Economics is the "efficient utilization of limited productive resources for the purpose of attaining maximum satisfaction of human material wants." That is, we try to wisely/effectively use our scarce resources (land, labor, capital, entrepren

Circular Flow

I need help finding an article that discusses the circular flow of goods and services. Please help me summarize the article's main points. Then, I need to find one source that disagrees with the article's position---highlight why. Include your opinion on the matter. Please include the reference info. for the articles found s

Opening to Immigrants

Peterson has just graduated from college and is now a junior member of the staff of a U.S. senator. He has been asked to draft a statement detailing the senator's position on the economic growth implications of immigration. His research on the topic has uncovered the following facts. First, more than a fifth of scientists act

Calculating the Per Capita Real GDP

Part I Consider the following data. Country Population Real GDP ($ billions) A 10 55 B 20 60 C 5 70 What is the per capita real GDP in each of these countries? Part II Now consider the following hypothetical situation: Per capita real GDP in country L is three times as high as in country M. The economic growth

Supply and Demand

Need help in formulating a DETAILED answer to this question: From a purely economic point of view, what role, if any, should the government play in affecting the supply and demand of a key commodity such as gasoline or electricity?

Technological improvements will

Technological improvements will a. leave the production possibilities curve unchanged b. shift the production possibilities curve inward c. shift the production possibilities curve outward d. necessarily lead to increased unemployment my answer is C Which of the following is not a factor of production a. labor b. m

Tradeoff between current consumption and savings

Economists agree that an economy cannot grow without savings. This means forgoing current consumption, saving, and investing in capital goods. Using the production possibility frontier curve, explain the tradeoff between current consumption and savings and how this impacts economic growth. I am struggling with this question.

Economic Indicator Forecast for Housing Industry

Please help me with ideas for the following: Using the two economic indicators selected for your Housing Industry Overview Paper assignment, prepare a 300-350-word paper in which you: 1.compare and contrast at least two different 18-month forecasts for each of the two economic indicators. 2. Include in your paper a reco

Economics in a Global Environment - Internal Revenue Service

2-3 Paragraphs Details: In 2003, the Internal Revenue Service began to mail out refund checks because of a change in the tax law. Economic forecasters predicted that consumption and GDP would increase because of higher refunds on income taxes. Pretend as if you are an economist and explain your thoughts on whether the tax

Economics in a Global Environment

Details: Describe three ways in which the Federal Reserve can change the money supply. If the Federal Reserve is going to adjust all of these tools during an economy that is growing too quickly, what changes would they make? If the Federal Reserve is going to adjust all of these tools during an economic recession, what chang

Memorandum - Articulate how companies make project selection decisions.

The meeting with the analyst went well. However, you want to crunch the numbers yourself to ensure accuracy. Furthermore, you need to consider the project in the broader context of how the new production facility can help the company increase output and, more importantly, profits. You know that the CFO will ask you to analyze th

Federal Reserve

Please explain in detail the Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Policy and Economic Recovery. If you provide information from somewhere else please give me the reference so that I can dig deeper to better understand. Thanks

Economics Finance

1) The Joe company is experiencing financial difficulties. Its dividends and earnings are falling at a constant rate of 7% per year. It's stock just paid an annual common stock dividend of $1.50 per share; the stock has a beta of o:45; three-month U.S Treasury Bill rate is 4.8%, and the market risk premium is 7%. What's the va