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Salon

Help is needed with following: A) Sal's International is a popular haircutting and styling salon near the campus of the University of New Orleans. Four barbers work full-time and spend an average of 15 minutes per customer. Customers arrive throughout the day at an average rate of 12 each hour. All arriving customers are assi

Real vs Nominal Exchange Rate

14. If real exchange rate is equal to nominal exchange rate then A. domestic price level is equal to foreign price level. B. domestic price level is higher than foreign price level. C. domestic price level is lower than foreign price level. D. None of the above. 15. If a Big Mac hamburger sells for the same dollar

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions 1. Can-Dee-Con is an established national building company. The firm has concentrated its activities in building residual units. 2. Alu City is a manufacturer of aluminum products for the building industry and has experienced a high growth rate due to an increased demand. The company shares are cur

real exchange rates

GDP Deflator Switzerland GDP Deflator United States Market Exchange Rate 1980 85.7 76.0 2.49 francs/$ 1990 113.4

Computer the real exchange rate

GDP Deflator France GDP Deflator US Market exchange rate 1980 85.7 76.0 2.49 francs/$ 1990 113.4 119.6 2.12 francx/$ Computer the real exchange rate for 1980 and 1990. I know the following: real exchange rate = exchange rate * US

The real exchange rate switzerland and the U.S.

Consider the following data for the U.S. and Switzerland: GDP Deflator Switzerland GDP Deflator U.S. Market Exchange Rate 1980 85.7 76.0 2.49francs/$ 1990 113.4 119.6 2.12 francs/$ Compute the real exchange rate for 1980 and

The Real Exchange Rate

Consider the following data for the United States and Switzerland: GDP Deflator Switzerland GDP Deflator United States Market Exchange Rate - 1980 85.7 76.0 2.49 francs/$ - 1990 113.4 119.6 2.12 francs/$ Compute the real exchange rate for 1980 and 1990. (Real exch. rate = (exch. Rate*U.S. price index)/foreign price inde

Equilibrium Output and GDP

Assessment 6 1) Given the following data: Year 1 Year 5 Consumption 600 960 Investment 134 340 Property Income earned overseas

Macroeconomics

Using demand and supply analysis, answer the following questions. What are the effects on the exchange rate between the British pound and the Japanese yen from: a. An increase in Japanese interest rates b. An increase in the price of British goods c. An increase in British interest rates

Graph to Determine Equilibrium Levels

1) Given the following data: Year 1 Year 5 Consumption 600 960 Investment 134 340 Property Income earned overseas 75 120 Property income paid overseas 95 95 Subsidies 55 110 Indirect Taxes 85 150 Exports 80 150 Imports

Many factors determine the supply and demand for labor.

Many factors determine the supply and demand for labor. Identify and explain two factors that would increase or decrease the demand for labor. Identify and explain two factors that would increase or decrease the supply of labor. Use the readings and/or the internet for examples.

IS-LM setup notes

Assignment: 1) Assume last year's real GDP was $7,000 billion, this year's nominal GDP is $8,820 billion, and the GDP-deflator for this year is 120. What was the growth rate of real GDP? 2) Calculate the values for government purchases (G), private domestic saving (S), and private domestic investment (I) from the following

Exchange Rates-Arbitrage profits

Following are from Hubris Bank and Modesty Bank: Hubris bank : 1786 Lira/ US$ Modesty Bank: 1783 Lira/ US$ Answer the questions based on the above figures. a) if we assume no transaction costs, there is evidently an opportunity for arbitrage here. if an arbitrageur started with US $10,000, exactly how would the arbitra

Cost and savings of doing business in India

Cost and Savings of Doing Business in India Scenario The firm manufactures a global positioning system (GPS) that sells for $1,000 with cost of goods sold (hardware and software) of 48% of sales. Compared to the United States, India offers a 32% reduction in software programming costs. Thus far, you have been unab

Cost and Savings of Doing Business in China

Scenario The firm manufactures a global positioning system (GPS) that sells for $1,000 with cost of goods sold (hardware and software) of 48% of sales. Compared to the United States, China offers a 6% cost reduction in electronics manufacturing hardware and a 50% reduction in software programming. Please answer the follow

Concept of Exchange Rate

Numerous economists have suggested that the declining U.S. dollar could lead to increased inflationary pressures. Why would this be a problem? How does this suggestion relate to the concept of exchange rate pass through?

Calculate present value

You are a U.S. investor who is trying to calculate the present value of a ?5 million cash inflow that will occur one year in the future. The spot exchange rate is S = $1.25/? and the forward rate is F1 = $1.215/?. You estimate that the appropriate dollar discount rate for this cash flow is 4% and the appropriate euro discount

Demand and supply analysis

Using demand and supply analysis to assist you, what are the effects on the exchange rate between the British pound and the Japanese yen from: a. an increase in Japanese interest rates b. an increase in the price of British goods c. an increase in British interest rates

Assume the price of a shirt in Florida is USD20 and in Ottawa is CAD25.

Here is the assignment - Assistance with one or both parts of the assignment is helpful... Exercise: Analyze the following and discussion your answers: (a) Assume the price of a shirt in Florida is USD20 and in Ottawa is CAD25. The exchange rate between USD and CAD is .80. Calculate the effects of an appreciation and a depre

Interest rates scenario

Help with the attached scenrio questions What decisions of Big Drive's shareholders, suppliers, and customers are affected by changes in interest rates, and how? When interest rates fall, are suppliers affected? How? How do changes in interest rates affect Big Drive's costs? Explain how changes in monetary vari

Exchange Rate using purchasing power parity (PPP)

Suppose a market basket of goods costs $2000 in the United States and the exact same basket of goods costs Euro ?1500 in Germany. a) What is the purchasing power parity exchange rate? 1$=______? Ans. Show work here: Suppose the actual exchange rate was $1 = ?1 even though the price of the same basket is indicate

Economics: Debt-Equity Ratio

A firm currently has a debt-equity ratio of 1/2. The debt, which is virtually riskless, pays an interest rate of 6 percent. The expected rate of return on the equity is 12 percent. What would happen to the expected rate of return on equity if the firm reduced its debt-equity ratio to 1/3? Assume the firm pays no taxes. I have

Introduction to Economics

In this activity you will need to go to the realtor.com website. Follow the instructions for "Finding a Home", and check housing prices for a 3-bedroom, 2-bath house in several cities, for example, San Francisco, CA; Topeka, KS; Dallas, TX; Concord MA; and Seattle, WA. Explain why housing prices vary from city to city. Clearly e

Fluctuation in foreign exchange

From 1980 to 2000, the yen/dollar exchange rate fell from 240 yen/dollar to 102 yen/dollar, while the dollar/pound exchange rate fell from 2.22 dollars/pound to 1.62 dollars/pound. As a result, Multiple Choice the dollar appreciated relative to the yen, but depreciated relative to the pound. the dollar de

Exchange Rate Risk of Sanyo

Currency Risk. Sanyo produces audio and video consumer goods and exports a large fraction of its output to the United States under its own name and the Fisher brand name. It prices its products in yen, meaning that it seeks to maintain a fixed price in terms of yen. Suppose the yen moves from ¥103.155/$ to ¥97/$. What currency