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Mathematics for mpe and recessionary gap

Congratulations! You've just been appointed chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in Textland. The mpe is 0.8. There is recessionary gap of $400. a. The government wants to eliminate the gap by changing expenditures. What policy would you suggest? b. Your research assistant comes running in and tells you that in

Calculate equilibrium Y, explain what will happen to IS LM curves

Given the following equations: C=500 +0.8(1-.025y) I = 900-50r G=800 T = 100 X = 350 M = 150+0.15y M/P = 500 L = .25y-62.5r Find a)AE equation b) IS curve c) LM curve d) equilibirum Y d) trade balance e)gov't budget f) what happens if g rises to 900? g)what is there is an increase in the supply of money?

Economics - US Debt

Go to: What is the total amount of U.S. government debt as of the time you look it up? How much is "held by the public"? How much is "Intergovernmental Holdings" and what does that mean? What are your thoughts on the U.S. debt? Would you make a "gift contribution" to hel

Fiscal Policy Simulation

What were the effects of the changes in fiscal policy in the simulation - Explain what happened in the simulation as you raised and lowered spending and income tax rates Describe how inflation, unemployment, and popularity were affected by at least three different configurations of spending and taxation. For example one co

Macroeconomics monetary, fiscal and political policies

____ 1. Which of the following would cause both the equilibrium price and equilibrium quantity of cookies to decrease? a. a rise in the price of milk (a complement) b. a rise in consumer incomes c. a rise in the price of cookie dough d. a drop in the price of cookie dough e. a rise in the price of cracker

Monetary and Fiscal Policy and Policy debate

1. Suppose you read in the newspaper that last week the Fed conducted open market purchases, and that on Tuesday of last week it lowered the discount rate. What would you say the Fed was up to? Describe the most likely economic condition of the economy. 2. What three tools can the Fed can use to change the money supply? Whic

Economic recession

In the US was in an economic recession, what fiscal policy or policies would be the best to get it out of the recession? Also what would be the best monetary policies or policy for the Federal Reserve Bank to use in this same situation?

Internal/External Factors of Organizational Behavior

Analyze how internal and external factors impact organizational behavior in the military or another agency. The two examples of internal and external factors that I was assigned are Fiscal Policies and Economy.

Strategic analysis

With an expanded strategic analysis of your company (any business) it's time to turn to your employees and understand their views and behaviors of economics . Discuss how different levels of an organization can be impacted by fiscal policy changes. You should take into account senior executives, middle management, and the "worki

12816 Q ECO

Econ 360 Final Exam These graphs illustrate the production possibilities available for dancing shoes to Fred and Ginger with 40 hours of labor. (see attachment) ____ 1. Refer to Figure 3-3. The opportunity cost of 1 pair of tap shoes for Fred is a. 1/3 pair of ballet slippers. b. 1/5 pair of ballet slippers. c. 3/

Monetary & Fiscal Policies

How is it that monetary policy, such as open market operations, injects "new" money into the economy, where as fiscal policy such as tax incentives does not inject "new" money into the economy? What is the difference? Could you explain.

Continuation of PC46019 Monetary & Fiscal Policy Economic Conditions

This is a continuation the above problem. It appears that we both agree that we have identified the economic conditions as recessionary. It appears that the FRB has already tried to stimulate the economy by lowering interest rates and that has proved unsuccessful; therefore, further reductions would probably be futile. We both a

Macroeconomic Principles and Policy

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. If you were an economist please explain your thoughts on whether the tax cuts from the past few years, ha

Choose publicly traded company-List the key financial metrics and ratios

Your work at Strident Marks has paid off in many thousands of dollars of profit sharing to you this year. You know it is best to diversify your investment and not put it all back into your company through stocks. So you decide to seek out additional publicly traded companies to invest in. Choose a publicly traded company you

Need Help with Int'l Macro

1. At the end of 2004, the gross federal debt was approximately $7,500 billion, and it is highly likely that it will grow much larger during the coming decade. Many people are concerned that the government could go bankrupt and that the U.S. economy could face severe consequences. Under what conditions can a government go bank

Multi choice problems about exchange rates

See attachment for details and answer choices. 1. An increase in real income in Canada should: 2. McCain Foods (Canada) buys $50 million of Japanese securities. This transaction causes the Canadian: 3. Other things equal, a reduction in Canadian interest rates relative to foreign interest rates should: 4. If the governmen

General Questions

Is the fiscal policy expansionary or contractionary, and as a FED how would I compliment the fiscal policy? Please add any additional insights as to inflation and actions if these would be pertinent to the fiscal policy.

6 questions on International Macroeconomics that deal with fixed exchange rate system, foreign exchange reserves, floating currency, exchange rate devaluations, current accounts, BOP crisis, domestic and foreign interest rates, short-run level of output, expansionary fiscal policy.

1. Suppose Mexico fixes its exchange rate against the U.S. dollar. Explain the effect on the foreign reserve holdings of the Mexican central bank if the level at which the exchange rate is pegged turns out to be lower than the one which would be obtained if the exchange rate had been allowed to float freely (in other words, Mex


1.If the Euro costs $1,5841 Canadian, what is your cost for a E200pair of showes? 2.If the canadian dollar depreciates by 10 percent, how much more do the shoes cost? 3.If Bombardier sells its aircraft in U.S. dollars, 70 percent of its cost are production are U.S.dollar-denominated, by 30 percent of its costs are Canadia