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The multiplier in fiscal policy

1.) While deciding that the country is in a recession, what are the three tools of fiscal policy that can alleviate a recession? 2.) What fiscal policy tools are available to combat inflation within an economy? 3.) What is the definition of a budget deficit? 4.) How does a government finance a budget deficit?

Multiple choice

Multiple choice questions Answer the following 24 multiple choice questions. Please indicate your answer by either highlighting in green or Bolding the correct answer (if you don't have the Highlight command on your Word menu, right click in the menu area and add a check mark next to either the Formatting or Drawing toolba

Government spending, taxes, budget processes

The reference organization is Wal-mart. Please address the following questions: 1. To what extent, if any, does Wal-mart feel itself affected by Federal tax policy? Do you see any major changes forthcoming as a result of reading the CBO's budget outlook? 2. Do you see any major changes forthcoming as a result of incre

Fiscal Policy, Equilibrium

For part A my answer was... No, they are not in equilibrium. Equilibrium income level is $150. If the government takes no action then there will be an unplanned inventory increase and firm will have an incentive to cut back output. For part B and C the government must adjust spending to achieve full employment??? For par

Macroeconomics: Fiscal Stimulus

Hi, I need some assistance with the following question: Fiscal Policy under the Obama Administration: The pattern of spending and revenues by the federal government in the next 10 years (and even the next 50 years) looks problematic. On the other hand, the zero lower bound on nominal interest rates suggests that conventional

Terminology and explanation

Week 2: Discussion Questions 1. Explain the different viewpoints of Classical and Keynesian economists. How did the economy that existed at the time these theories were developed influence these theories? Which theory seems to be more appropriate for the economy today? 2. Why do Keynesian economists believe that marke

Payout Ratio - Finance

Can someone please show me how to do part d? I am not sure how to tackle that part. Delta Corporation earned $ 2.50 per share during fiscal year 2008 and paid cash dividends of $ 1.00 per share. During the fiscal year that just ended on December 31, 2009, Delta earned $ 3.00 per share, and the firms managers expect to earn t

Current events

In light of recent events, in an open economy like the US, assuming a zero current account balance. What happens to investment, real interest rates, current account balance and national saving of the US economy with the following events? a. The US Congress and Mr. Obama introduce a "buy only American" policy in its legis

Measuring Economic Health Memo

Measuring Economic Health Memo Prepare a 350-700-word memo addressing the following: a. Describe the use of Gross Domestic Policy (GDP) to measure the business cycle. b. Describe the roles of government bodies that determine national fiscal policies. c. Explain the effects of fiscal policies on the economy's producti

Analyze the relationship between fiscal and monetary policy in an open economy

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 cuts from the past few yea

Discuss: Discretionary Fiscal Policy

Task: Write a response explaining why time lags in discretionary fiscal policy can adversely affect the efforts of the Congress and the President in attempting to maintain a healthy economy. Could it happen that these time lags could actually work to destabilize the economy? Objective: - Identify current trends in macro

What US economic policies have affected the automotive industry

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. How have US economic or fiscal policies affected employment rates? What US economic or fiscal policies might affect the growth or decline of the automotive industry? Have US economic or fiscal policies affected the pricing of autos?

Determining the Effects of Discretionary Fiscal Policies

Part I Determine whether each of the following is an example of a discretionary fiscal policy action. Give reasons to support your answer. a. A recession occurs, and government-funded unemployment compensation is paid out to laid-off workers. b. Congress votes to fund a new jobs program designed to put unemployed workers to

Fiscal Policy

I need help with understanding fiscal policy and the concerns on which the US government bases its spending and taxation decisions. Also why dosen't an increase in aggreate demand translate into an increase in real GDP?

Housing Industry Research

How does the following impact the housing industry? Shifts and price elasticity of supply and demand Positive and negative externalities Wage inequality Monetary and fiscal policies How the economy affects the success of the housing industry Economic influences that can affect the housing industry in a negative way

Oil/Petroleum industry's price elasticity of supply and demand

*Research the Oil/Petroleum industry's price elasticity of supply and demand. - Is price elasticity of demand considered elastic or inelastic? - Are there substitutes available - Is the good a luxury or a necessity - What is the price elasticity of supply *Research any negative o