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Monetary Economics

Monetary policy used by federal reserve

What type of monetary policy has the Federal Reserve been using for the past year (easy/expansionary, tight/contractionary, or neutral/non-involvement)? Why have they been using this policy? How have they implemented the policy (changing the "interest rate", changing the reserve ratio, or open market operations)? How has this

Variables in risk, budget deficits & inflation

1. Which are the three most important variables that determine the level of country risk? 2. Which of the following three variables has the strongest impact on a country risk analysis: nationalism, religious fundamentalism, or political system? Please explain to me. 3. When is country risk analysis a critical factor for a busi

Global Managerial Economics

Details: Your cousin's latest interest is The International Monetary Fund, about which you are now chatting online. The IMF was established by the United Nations in 1944 to provide loans to countries in financial distress at a relatively low interest rate. Nations having balance-of-payments problems can borrow from the IMF fo

Federal Reserve

What effect does the Federal Reserve have on the economy? What effect does the Fiscal Policy have on financial markets?

International Monetary Fund

Please begin by visiting the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) http://www.imf.org/ Click on Publications, then on Periodicals, and then on Finance & Development. After you review the contents of Finance & Development, you find an interesting article in the June 2001 Volume with the title "Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar

General Economics

Three senctence minimum definition on: 1. Complete crowding out 2. Laffer Curve 3. Proportional income tax 4. Cyclical Deficit 5. M1 6. Cash leakage 7. Open Market Operations 8. Reserve requirement 9. Equation o

Economics-based decision-making in government

Economics-based decision-making in government Economics-based decision-making in government has long been the basis for deciding to privatize or not. Instead of comparing profits, governments can use things like return on investment or lowest cost to customers (citizens). As costs shrink so does the need for taxes. Economics

Fiscal and monetary expansion

After 1985, the United States asked Germany and Japan to adopt fiscal and monetary expansion as ways of increasing foreign demand for U.S. output and reducing the American current account deficit. Would fiscal expansion by Germany and Japan have accomplished these goals? What about monetary expansion? Would your answer change if