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    Public and Private Goods

    Suppose that you are the head of a government agency that oversees re-training programs for the unemployed. a) Discuss whether the service that your agency delivers is a public or private good. b) Will the private market of demand and supply for labor [as measured by the unemployment rate] lead to an efficient outcome? W

    Business Cycle

    How can fluctuations in the business cycle affect an organization? What is an example of how the US government has invested in human capital? How can that investment make an organization more productive?

    Real Output

    If the government increased its expenditures and reduced taxes, how would this policy affect the real output and the price level in the short run if the economy is: 1. experiencing 20% unemployment rate 2. experiencing mild recession 3. at the real output level

    Federal Funds / Discount Rate

    If the required reserve ratio is 10%, banks keep 2% excess reserves, and the public keeps a 10% cash to deposit ratio, what is the money multiplier? a) 10 b) 20 c) 5 d) 0.22 e) none of the above The increased use of credit/debit cards for transactions will cause the money multiplier to a) increase b) decreas

    Treatment of employees in a global marketplace

    I would like to have your point of view on this problem. There is no right or wrong answer and I know that people will answer differently. I myself am leaning towards Chan's argument. Please let me know what you think, and please defend your answer. You can choose to agree with Cheung!!! It would be interesting to see what other

    Use graphical analysis to Explain how your conclusions are affected by (a) unemployment, (21) remittances to the home country, (c) backflows of migrants to their home country, and (d) the personal characteristics of the migrants. If the migrants are highly skilled workers, is there any justification for the sending country to levy a "brain drain" tax on emigrants?

    Use graphical analysis to show the gains and losses resulting from the migration of population from a low-income country to a high-income country. Explain how your conclusions are affected by (a) unemployment, (21) remittances to the home country, (c) backflows of migrants to their home country, and (d) the personal characterist

    Economic Decisions: Tradition, Command and Market Economies

    What are economic decisions made in tradition, command and market economies and what are the pros and cons of each? Do any of these systems completely solve all economic problems? What kid of economic system does Canada have? Why are the words economies gravitating towards market systems?

    Which fall under macro, micro or other?

    Which of the following categories fall under microeconomics, macroeconomis and other topics? The change in price of consumer goods: The government budget deficit A decrease in canada's exports A rise in profits in the steel industry A suffering of the unemployed A quebec election A change in the price of a t

    Contractionary Gap with Unemployment, Price Level, and Wages

    What does a contractionary gap imply about the actual rate of unemployment relative to the natural rate? What does it imply about the actual price level relative to the expected price level? What must happen to real and nominal wages in order to close a contractionary gap?

    Measuring Unemployment

    In the country of Leducistan, a mass migration of refugees found solace within its borders and all of them sought work. What will happen to the country's unemployment rate and labor force participation rates?

    Labor economics

    A 30 year worker and a 60 year old are identical in terms of skill, search costs and the wage offer distribution they face. (i) Explain why these workers will have different asking wages. (ii) Why would search theory explain the differences in their unemployment rate?

    Demand function -Fantasy pinball machines

    The following demand function demand function has been estimated for Fantasy pinball machines: QD = 3,500 - 40P + 17.5Px + 670U + .0090A + 6,500N where P = monthly rental price of Fantasy pinball machines Px = monthly rental price of Old Chicago pinball machines (their largest competitor) U = current unemployment rate

    Human Resource Management/ Scenario- Diversity

    Here is a scenario below how would you practice Implementing and Evaluating only This is what I have figured - I have to increase output by 100%. There is not a lot of information here, but here are a few indicators. Most of the employees are in manufacturing (65). The diversity of the workers does not match the market.

    Help with unemployment

    If the economy is at the natural rate of unemployment but those who favor an active approach to policy think the natural rate is lower, they will try to shift a. the short-run aggregate supply curve rightward b. the aggregate demand curve rightward c. the short-run aggregate supply curve leftward d. the aggregate demand curv

    Intro to economics

    Schiller Text, 10th edition The economy today bradley r schiller 10/e Chapter 5 - page 112 1. The manuscript for this text was typed by a friend. Had I hired a secretary to do the same job, GDP would have been higher, even though the amount of output would have been identical. Why is this? Does this make sense? 2. GDP

    Suppose that a nation has a labor force of 100 people...

    Suppose that a nation has a labor force of 100 people. In January, Amy, Barbara, Carine, and Denise are unemployed: in February, those four find jobs, but Evan, Francesco, George, and Horatio become unemployed. Suppose further that every month, the previous four who were unemployed find jobs and four different people become unem

    Oligopoly & entry deterrence

    I have marked (at the end of the Question) what I believe to be the correct answers. I just need some justification and reasons if I am wrong and answers for the NOT SURE questions: 1. What is the most important characteristic of oligopoly? ??Not Sure a. firms have market power b. product differentiation

    Minimum Wage

    Some quick thoughts on the following statement: Minimum wage increases unemployment among young workers and unskilled workers.

    Federal Budget

    How does deflation further accelerate recessionary spirals and become the worst possible nightmare, and why are government deficits the best response?


    If Real GDP is less than Natural Real GDP, the economy is in____________. a. an inflationary gap b. a recessionary gap c. an unemployment gap d. a real gap

    "negative human capital" vs "positive human capital"

    Solve the following problem by developing new policies, actions or solutions. Identify how we can pay for this solution to be implemented? New taxes? Cuts in present programs? Are there any changes in the present US constitution that might be neccesary to implement this solution? Problem: Sixty Percent of the youth between e

    Slope of the yield curve

    Which of the following would most likely increase the slope of the yield curve? a. An increase in the rate that prices are expected to increase over the next 30 years. b. A decrease in the risk-free interest rate. c. An increase in the risk-free interest rate, where the increase is the same amount for all maturity dates (e.g.


    Category: Economics > Macroeconomics Subject: economic rationale and anlaysis Details: Write concise well-reasoned paragraphs using economic rationale and analysis: (a) Discuss two benefits to the New Zealand economy due to the export education industry. (One paragraph, max 100 words). (b) Discuss two factors impacti