# Economics (inflation)

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**economics**

which of the following statements about inflation are true? check all that applies a) policy makers also worry about a negative inflation rate, or deflation b) painful government actions may sometimes be necessary to bring down a high inflation rate. c) A moderately high ...

**Economics**

“Many countries peg their own currencies to the greenback; these countries import U.S. inflation when the Fed makes a mistake.” Why would these countries “import” inflation. A. this is incorrect because countries only import goods or services B. this is correct because...

**Economics**

9. During the 1990's the inflation and unemployment trends in the United States changed. What was unusual in the 1990s? A. Unemployment reached very high levels but inflation fell to less than five percent B. although inflation remained at less than three percent, unemployment...

**Macroeconomics - inflation!**

Hi! I had to graph inflation/unemployment... Why did the inflation rate start increasing and the unemployment rate started decreasing after 2000??? Thanks. I should let economyst answer, but I'll comment on this, If economyst responds use his/her word on the subject. I suppose...

**economics today**

Suppose the economy has been experiencing zero inflation and five percent unemployment for several years. The government decides to lower the unemployment percentage by generating some inflation. You need to do the following:

**economics**

a key reason that our gasoline prices elevated rapidly from 2006 to 2008 was: A) tight global supplies and high prices B) war in the middle east C) greed by oil exporting countries D) inflation. d inflation?

**Social Studies (Check Please!)**

Inflation Primarily differs from deflation in that 1 Inflation tracks changing prices but deflation does not 2 inflation relates to rising rather than falling prices 3 Inflation happens only when the money supply is too small 4 inflation occurs much less often than deflation ...

**Economics (inflation)**

Hello! Could someone please check my answers for the first 2 problems and help me out with the 3rd? Thanks! 1. If the CPI in 1863 was 9 and the CPI in 2000 was 171.9, how much has inflation increased (%) since 1863? I used the inflation rate equation and got a 1898.89% ...

**Economics**

Now lets consider a different type of government bond, a ten-year inflation indexed bond. Payments on this bond are adjusted for inflation based on the CPI. If inflation rises by five percent, interest payments on this bond will rise by five percent. Interest rates on this ...

**social studies**

Treasury inflation protection bonds pay: fixed interest plus an adjustment for inflation. a return that exceeds twice the inflation rate. fixed interest that exceeds the rate of inflation. a rate that combines the unemployment and inflation indices.

**economics**

what is the theory of inflation

**Math**

Using the monthly inflation rates from usinflationcalculator/inflation/historical-inflation-rates/ find the geometric mean for the past 60 months. How does the geometric mean compare to the inflation rate

**Economics**

How does inflation influence the terms of trade?

**Economics**

How does inflation influence the terms of trade?

**Economics**

How does inflation influence the terms of trade?

**Economics**

How does inflation influence the terms of trade?

**Economics**

An increase in the amount of money circulating in the econmomy, ceterics pair bus will result in which of the following A. Demand side inflation B. supply side deflation C. Supply side inflation D. Demand side deflation

**economics**

can u give me a example of an essay about inflation?

**Economics**

Can there be inflation with without an increase in the money supply? How?

**Economics**

Does a Contractionary Fiscal Policy help lower inflation? Or does Expansionary Fiscal Policy lower inflation?

**Inflation**

What long term effect do lifting of price controls have on inflation? This is a debatable issue. What does your book say? What do you think? Will inflation increase in the short run but then eventually decrease because when prices are too high, nobody is willing to buy?

**Economics**

Suppose last month's inflation report estimated monthly inflation to be 0.4% over the month. The monetary authorities want inflation to not exceed 2% per year. Estimates of potential output state that our economy is currently near potential output. Unemployment rates have been...

**economics**

Suppose last month’s inflation report estimated monthly inflation to be 0.4% over the month. The monetary authorities want inflation to not exceed 2% per year. Estimates of potential output state that our economy is currently near potential output. Unemployment rates have ...

**Economics - (*CPI*)**

In Brazil, the reference base period for the CPI is December 1993. In September 2000, prices had risen by 1,565.93 percent since the base period. The inflation rate in Brazil during the year ending September 2001 was 6.46 percent, and during the year ending September 2002, the...

**Economics**

I need help in the following question: Which are the groups of pp that will gain and lord from inflation? Thank you.

**microeconomic**

How might an investor who holds a regular 10-year Treasure note end up earnig higher real interest returns over a decade than someone who holds an inflation-protected 10-year Treasure note for the same period? I believe the inflation protected note has varying interest ...

**economics**

what is the correlation between increasing GDP and rising inflation or interest rates?

**Economics**

In a period of inflation, does the exchange of goods and services speed up or slow down? Thanks

**Economics**

The formula given was: (real rate of interest) = (nominal rate of interest) - (expected rate of inflation) A chartered bank offers a one-year loan at "3 points above prime." Prime is 4 per cent. a) What is the nominal interest rate? b)If expected inflation is 3 per cent for ...

**economics**

How is the price of living CPI calculated and could this be used to determine inflation for a given year?

**economics**

Economic growth patterns decreased sharply from 1990-1991. Then they rose sharply and gradually leveled off up until 1999. However, inflation dropped steadily from 1990-1999. It decreased sharply at first and then leveled off from 1994--1994. Question 1 - Forecast of economic ...

**economics**

It is often suggested that the Bank of Canada try to reduce the inflation rate to zero. If we assume that velocity is constant, does this zero-inflation goal require that the rate of money growth equal zero? If yes, explain why. If no, explain what the rate of money growth ...

**Economics**

Is there a website to find the inflation rates of the America? I've tried to search on google, but I don't know their central bank is.

**economics**

Suppose Caroline is a cinephile and buys only movie tickets. Caroline deposits $3000 in a bank acct that pays an annual interest rate of 20%. You can assume that this interest rate is fixed-that is, it won’t change over time. At the time of her deposit, a movie ticket is ...

**economics**

US inflation rises unexpectedly relative to Japan what happens to the imports, exports, and capital flow to the US and the supply of money and why?

**Economics**

Its difficult to meet the requirements of ceteris paribus when studying a relationship between unemployment and inflation. Is this true or false??? True; When studying the relationship between unemployment and inflation, one must look at empirical, national economic data; data...

**economics**

The Money Multiplier (MM) is exemplified. Why do you think the FED evaluates the money multiplier when making decisions with regard to the money supply? What function does the money supply serve in our economy to influence certain economic variables? Why does the FED like to ...

**algebra 2**

When inflation causes the price of an item to increase the new cost C and the original cost c are related by the formula C=c(1+r)^n, where r is the rate of inflation per year as a decimal and n is the number of years. What would be the price of a $4.99 item after six months of...

**finance**

Indexing exemptions for inflation. Each year, the Internal Revenue Service adjusts the value of an exemption based on inflation(and rounded to the nearest $50). In a recent year, if the exemption was worth $3,100 and inflation was 4.7 percent, what would be the amount of the ...

**finance**

indexing exemption for inflation. each year, the internal revenue service adjusts the value of an exemption based on inflation ( and rounded to the nearest $50.00). in a recent year, if the exemption was worth 3,100 and inflation was 4.7 percent, what would be the amount of ...

**economics**

what effects does inflation have on an employed person, unemployed person and pensioner

**inflation**

how does inflation affect each of the following? *fixed income *savings

**Economics**

Which of the following is considered a cause of inflation? B. Producers raise prices to meet higher costs. C. There is not enough money in the economy. D. Demand is less than supply. I think the answers B

**Economics**

If the velocity of circulation is constant, real GDP is growing at 3 percent a year, the real interest rate is 2 percent a year, and the nominal interest rate is 7 percent a year. a)What is the inflation rate? b)What is the growth rate of money? c)What is the growth rate of ...

**Economics**

Risk rate is 2%, expected inflation rate is 3%, what is the nominal interest rate?

**calculus**

The US inflation rate had been 3.5 % per year and the Argentinian inflation rate had been 36 % per month. (a) What is the yearly equivalent of Argentina's 36 %monthly inflation rate? (b) What is the monthly equivalent of the US 3.5 %yearly inflation rate? A= B=

**Economics**

In 1997, the price of a particular basket of goods was $2,900. In 1998, the price of the same basket was $3,300. In 1996, the base year, the price of the basket was $2,500. (Hint: price index is price indexed to a base year.) A. Calculate price index for 1996, 1997, and 1998. ...

**Economics**

Suppose that the residents of Vegopia spend all of their income on cauliflower, broccoli, and carrots. In 2006 they buy 100 heads of cauliflower for $200, 50 bunches of broccoli for $75, and 500 carrots for $50. In 2007, they buy 75 heads of cauliflower for $225,80 bunches of ...

**MACRO**

Suppose last year's inflation rate was 5%, but Wall Street analysts expect this year's interest rate to be 4%. Which of the following correctly describes people's beliefs according to rational or adaptive expectations theories? A.) According to rational expectations, people ...

**Macro economics**

Paper currency is the most easily recognized form of money. How well does paper currency serve the functions of money if we have an inflation rate of 50-percent per year? b) Gold is also recognized as a form of money. How well does gold serve the functions of money if we have ...

**eco**

how might a high school student's experience with inflation diff from an employed urban adult? A high school student is more apt to be on a fixed income with few if any increases. S/he may be working for close to minimum wage or depend upon an allowance from parents. If the ...

**Economics**

1. You read the following information about the economy: Real GDP up three percent from a year ago. Unemployment rate of 6.1 percent. Consumer Price Index up six percent from a year ago. Index of Leading Indicators up for the last six months. Prime interest rate of ten percent...

**home economics**

Unemployment rate is unacceptably high. Is this positive economics, normative economics, or art of economics and why

**economics**

Unemployment rate is unacceptably high. Is this positive economics, normative economics, or art of economics and why

**Macroeconomics**

Say you have a 15% inflation rate and a 10% unemployment rate, and inflation is "public enemy number 1", what fiscal and monetary policies could you use to defeat inlfation?

**economics**

What are the principals of economics and where could I find 3 articles on the economy identifying 1 principal on each You very well may mean princIPLES. This is a catch all phrase. There are many economic textbooks called Principles of Economics and many colleges call their ...

**social studies**

Forecasts of economists have.....1. overestimated inflation 2. underestimated inflation 3. generally been accurate on inflation 4. been less accurate than forecasts of economic growth 5. been as accurate as those for economic growth

**Inflation Exam**

Inflation Exam 1) You are developing a data base for Army tracked combat vehicles and you are normalizing the data base to base year 2014 dollars. What number would you enter into the data base for a vehicle budgeted at $4,725,000 in the FY18 appropriation? (Use the inflation ...

**economics**

We can conclude that there has been inflation since the base year if the GDP price index in the current year is A) positive B) equal to zero C) less than 100 D) greater than 100 E) negative

**math**

the formula S=c(1+r)^2 models inflation, where C= the value today, r=the annual inflation rate, and S= the inflated value t years from now use this formula to solve the problems: If the inflation rate is 6% how much will a house now worth $465,000 be worth in 10 years? If the ...

**Finance**

Due to a recession, expected inflation this year is only 2.75%. However, the inflation rate in Year 2 and thereafter is expected to be constant at some level above 2.75%. Assume that expectations theory holds and the real risk-free rate is r* = 3%. If the yield on 3-year ...

**Managerial Finance**

Due to a recession, expected inflation this year is only 2%. However, the inflation rate in Year 2 and thereafter is expected to be constant at some level above 2%. Assume that expectations theory holds and the real risk-free rate is r* = 2.25%. If the yield on 3-year Treasury...

**Math/Finance**

Due to a recession, expected inflation this year is only 2%. However, the inflation rate in Year 2 and thereafter is expected to be constant at some level above 2%. Assume that expectations theory holds and the real risk-free rate is r* = 2.25%. If the yield on 3-year Treasury...

**Math**

Omar's current annual salary is $75,000. How much will he need to earn 15 years from now to retain his present purchasing power if the rate of inflation over that period is 2%/year? Assume that inflation is continuously compounded.

**Economics**

i have the following essay to do and need help...Track interest rate changes in the euro zone over the past five years and analyse why the changes were brought about. See if this enabled the European governments to hit its inflation target.

**Math**

The Inflation Problem. If a person makes $30,000 in 2004 and the inflation rate is 4% annually, how much is this salary worth in the year 2008 (in terms of 2004 dollars)? Would I just add by 4% for 4 years?

**economics**

Which federal agency is responsible for managing inflation? The Department of Housing and Urban Development, The World Trade Organization, or The International Monetary Foundation? I think it is The World Trade Organization.

**MAT-144**

Using the monthly inflation rates finding the geometric mean for the past 60 months. How does the geometric mean compare to the inflation rate you found on Worksheet 2? Is this what you expected? Why or why not?

**economics**

hey i have a few questions i have no idea how to do them and the test is tuesday if price index in 2002is 120 and price index in 2003 is 110, then the rate of inflation is what? if GDP goes up what will happen?

**home economics**

Suppose you’ll have an annual nominal income of $40,000 for each of the next 3 years, and the inflation rate is 4 percent per year. Find the real value of your $40,000 salary for each of the next 3 years.

**AP Macroeconomics**

Which of these is a component of the interest rate on a 10-year inflation indexed US government bond? A.)Risk that the borrower will default B.)Positive rate of time preference C.)Expected inflation rate D.)general uncertainty about the future

**Macroeconomics**

cost in 2005 is 15.00 cost on 2009 is 20.50 Consumer price index (20.50/15.00)x100=137 I understand that part but my professor said to measure inflation he gave the answer 37% divide 37/4=9.25% 4 number of years 9.25% annual rate inflation how did he get 37 I am confused

**Economics**

One year ago, you bought a bond for $10,000. You received interest of $400 at the end of the year, as well as your $10,000 principal. If the inflation rate over the last year was five percent, calculate the real return. Show your work

**Economics**

One year ago, you bought a bond for $10,000.00. You received interest of $400.00 at the end of the year, as well as your $10,000.00 principal. If the inflation rate over the last year was five percent, calculate the real return. Show your work.

**macroeconomics**

Assume that a series of inflation rates is 1 percent, 2 percent, and 4 percent, while nominal interest rates in the same three periods are 5 percent, 5 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. a. What are the ex post real interest rates in the same three periods? b. If the ...

**Macroeconomics**

Assignment Question I can't find an answer too: Assume that a series of inflation rates is 1 percent, 2 percent, and 4 percent, while nominal interest rates in the same three periods are 5 percent, 5 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. a.What are the ex post real interest ...

**Macroeconomics**

Assignment Question I can't find an answer too: Assume that a series of inflation rates is 1 percent, 2 percent, and 4 percent, while nominal interest rates in the same three periods are 5 percent, 5 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. a.What are the ex post real interest ...

**Economics**

If, when there is full employment, the federal government increases its spending without increasing its tax revenues, generally: 1. an increase in employment will occur 2. a serious depression will occur 3. the national debts will occur 4. inflation will occur Is choice 3 ...

**eco**

why is inflation so widely feared? During inflationary times, prices increase, but wages often don't go up as fast as prices. Check this site for more information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inflation Inflation is a major disadvantage to certain groups. Keep in mind the ...

**Math Growth Rate w/ inflation**

In a country where inflation is a concern, prices have risen by 50 % over a 3-year period. (a) By what percent B do the prices rise each year? Find the time t it takes for prices to rise by 8% Enter your answers to two decimal places. b = ____ % t = _______ years (b) ...

**economics Need help immediatly**

Inflation doesn't reduce purchasing power if ______. price of essential products, such as food and gasoline, don't increase too much it causes an increase in nominal wages it remains under 10% per year the Federal Reserve increases the money supply enough to offset it

**finance**

A treasury note with a maturity of four years carries a nominal rate of interest of 10%. In contrast, an eight year treasury bond has a yeild of 8%. A. If inflation is expected to average 7% over the first four years,what is the expected real rate of interest. B. If inflation ...

**Geography**

I have an assignment to do comparing Thailand and Australia economically. I don't understand how the GDP, inflation, unemployment and currency rate are linked. For example if inflation is high, what is the expected GDP (low or high). Can someone please explain how they fit ...

**Person Financial**

The Internal revenue service adjust the value of an exemption was exemption base on inflation (and rounded to the nearest $500. If the exemption was $3,100 and inflation was 4.7 percent this year, what would be amount of the exemption will it be next year?

**Finance**

(Inflation) A project’s initial investment is $40,000, and it has a five-year life. At the end of the fifth year, the equipment is expected to be sold for $12,000, at which time its net book value will be $5,000. The CFATs (including inflation, depreciation, and net salvage ...

**math**

Please someone show me how to work this one out? Suppose Caroline is a cinephile and buys only movie tickets. Caroline deposits $3000 in a bank acct that pays an annual interest rate of 20%. You can assume that this interest rate is fixed-that is, it won’t change over time. ...

**math problem**

Real Versus Nominal Returns. A foreign stock market provided a rate of return of 95 percent. The inflation rate in this country during the year was 80 percent. In the United States, in contrast, the stock market return was only 12 percent, but the inflation rate was only 2 ...

**econ**

True or false; 1.Lenders gain when inflation is higher than expected. 2. Lenders lose when inflation is higher than expected 3. real interest rates will never go negative 4. loan contracts specify the nominal interest rate. 5. if inflation is higher than the nominal interest ...

**econ**

True or false; 1.Lenders gain when inflation is higher than expected. 2. Lenders lose when inflation is higher than expected 3. real interest rates will never go negative 4. loan contracts specify the nominal interest rate. 5. if inflation is higher than the nominal interest ...

**Strayer university**

Suppose that the Fed's inflation target is 2%, potential output growth is 3.5%, and velocity is a function of how much the interest rate differs from 5%: %^V= 0.5 X (i-5). Suppose that a model of the economy suggests that the real interest rate is determined by the equation r...

**Economics**

With Mordern Views, What Is The Interdependence Between Micro-economics And Macro-economics According To Leon Warlas And Coronet

**economics**

Suppose that the CPI in year five equals 123 and in year 6 equals 130. What was the inflation rate in year 6? Thank you, Megan 130/123 = 1.057 Ergo, 5.7%

**Economics**

Suppose you earned $50,000 last year, and inflation is at 5%. You receive a salary increase of $2,000. Explain your increase salary in nominal and real terms. Did you receive an increase?

**Visual Basic**

The rule of 72 is use to make a quick estiment of the time required for prices to double due to inflation. If the inflation rate is (r)percent, then the rule of 72 estimates that prices will double in 72/r years. For instance, at an inflation rate of 6 percent, prices double ...

**Economics**

Introduction to Economics: Explain why scarcity and choice are basic problems of economics?

**Economics**

Introduction to Economics: Explain why scarcity and choice are basic problems of economics?

**Finance**

A Treasury note with a maturity of four years carries a nominal rate of interest of 10 percent. In contrast, an eight-year Treasury bond has a yield of 8 percent. A. If inflation is expected to average 7 percent over the first four years, what is the expected real rate of ...

**Macroeconomics**

What is the primary difference between normative and positive economics? A. Positive economics makes value judgments inappropriate to scientific research. B. Normative economics is more firmly rooted in scientific tradition. C. Governments use normative economics, and ...

**finance**

12. A Treasury note with a maturity of four years carries a nominal rate of interest of 10 percent. In contrast, an eight-year Treasury bond has a yield of 8 percent. a. If inflation is expected to average 7 percent over the first four years, what is the expected real rate of ...

**finance**

12. A Treasury note with a maturity of four years carries a nominal rate of interest of 10 percent. In contrast, an eight-year Treasury bond has a yield of 8 percent. a. If inflation is expected to average 7 percent over the first four years, what is the expected real rate of ...