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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 ...
September 23, 2012 by will

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 a fixed...
March 27, 2011 by CLA

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...
May 31, 2011 by Codey

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...
September 10, 2006 by Samantha

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:
March 1, 2011 by Anonymous

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% ...
January 4, 2012 by Lisa

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.
October 28, 2010 by dina

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 ...
June 14, 2007 by John

economics
what is the theory of inflation
February 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Economics
How does inflation influence the terms of trade?
October 29, 2009 by Lee

Economics
How does inflation influence the terms of trade?
October 29, 2009 by Lee

Economics
How does inflation influence the terms of trade?
October 29, 2009 by Lee

Economics
How does inflation influence the terms of trade?
October 29, 2009 by Lee

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
August 21, 2012 by May

economics
can u give me a example of an essay about inflation?
September 7, 2007 by fang

Economics
Can there be inflation with without an increase in the money supply? How?
November 30, 2012 by Gwen

Economics
Does a Contractionary Fiscal Policy help lower inflation? Or does Expansionary Fiscal Policy lower inflation?
September 24, 2009 by Josh

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?
January 20, 2007 by Leo

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...
April 29, 2008 by Dee

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...
May 17, 2014 by cecy

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...
March 3, 2008 by CrankSt4r

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 ...
February 16, 2007 by LARISA

Economics
I need help in the following question: Which are the groups of pp that will gain and lord from inflation? Thank you.
October 28, 2008 by Bloomers

economics
what is the correlation between increasing GDP and rising inflation or interest rates?
October 24, 2009 by scooby9132002

Economics
In a period of inflation, does the exchange of goods and services speed up or slow down? Thanks
May 8, 2011 by David

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 ...
May 17, 2012 by Seinna

economics
How is the price of living CPI calculated and could this be used to determine inflation for a given year?
February 2, 2008 by Meg

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 ...
October 5, 2010 by Arlena1998

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 ...
July 31, 2012 by Anonymous

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.
May 14, 2008 by TP

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 ...
February 26, 2012 by nan

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?
April 11, 2009 by adam

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...
June 4, 2007 by Dave

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...
March 31, 2010 by Taylor

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 ...
July 22, 2011 by Gbrown

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 ...
January 31, 2012 by shanty

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 ...
May 1, 2012 by jacky

economics
what effects does inflation have on an employed person, unemployed person and pensioner
August 12, 2012 by tassneem

inflation
how does inflation affect each of the following? *fixed income *savings
December 11, 2007 by anonymous

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
June 2, 2012 by Anonymous

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 ...
November 27, 2006 by Jayda

Economics
Risk rate is 2%, expected inflation rate is 3%, what is the nominal interest rate?
June 8, 2011 by Susan

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=
September 22, 2010 by anonymous

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 ...
May 11, 2013 by Anastasia

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 ...
April 2, 2007 by Sarah

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 ...
July 8, 2007 by anonymous

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 ...
July 31, 2012 by Anonymous

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...
April 5, 2011 by Jen

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?
April 28, 2010 by David

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
October 27, 2011 by carrie

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 ...
November 15, 2014 by karen

home economics
Unemployment rate is unacceptably high. Is this positive economics, normative economics, or art of economics and why
April 26, 2008 by nathan

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
June 26, 2010 by BC

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 ...
July 1, 2007 by patti

economics
Unemployment rate is unacceptably high. Is this positive economics, normative economics, or art of economics and why
April 28, 2008 by nathan

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 ...
December 15, 2014 by Rokera

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...
September 23, 2011 by SLW

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...
September 24, 2011 by SLW

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?
October 15, 2009 by Anonymous

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.
March 14, 2008 by Martina Forde

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.
December 13, 2007 by Tabby

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
October 20, 2013 by Emily

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
October 13, 2013 by Laura

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?
March 23, 2008 by gabriella

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.
February 25, 2010 by ryan

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 ...
October 4, 2008 by Anonymous

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 ...
October 4, 2008 by Anonymous

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 ...
October 4, 2008 by Anonymous

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
October 19, 2010 by Tracey

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.
January 28, 2012 by Tracey

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 ...
July 8, 2007 by anonymous

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 ...
September 14, 2009 by Ami

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) ...
October 3, 2014 by Adam

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
June 20, 2008 by carrie

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 ...
January 27, 2012 by fran taylor

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 ...
August 23, 2007 by Nat

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?
November 2, 2012 by willie

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 ...
December 17, 2011 by EMJ

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. At...
February 26, 2012 by nan

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 ...
March 21, 2007 by Antoinette

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 ...
February 10, 2014 by hannah

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 ...
February 11, 2014 by hannah

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...
December 16, 2012 by Joanne

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 ...
March 27, 2011 by James Starr

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%
July 10, 2006 by Megan

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?
November 26, 2012 by kj

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 ...
January 30, 2013 by Anonymous

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 ...
January 28, 2012 by fran123

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 ...
April 23, 2012 by Johniece

Economics
Introduction to Economics: Explain why scarcity and choice are basic problems of economics?
April 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Economics
Introduction to Economics: Explain why scarcity and choice are basic problems of economics?
April 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Treasury securities and Inflation (URGENT)
How does inflation figure in when it comes to treasury securities?
October 17, 2008 by Karen

money and banking
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%: % triangle v=0.5 x (i-5) Suppose that a model of the economy suggests that the real interest rate is determined by the ...
March 17, 2013 by Anonymous

economics
Jerry will receive the following payments: 946 in year 3, 929 in year 5 and 958 in year 9. What is the purchasing power of the present value of these payments if the market interest rate is 17% per year and the inflation rate is 6% per year?
April 17, 2011 by Rachel

Economics
Describe three specific measures the government can use to access the health of a country's economy. Take a shot. Think. There are a plentitude of ways governments affect the health of their economies. I have some ideas but I'm not sure if they are right. Here are some of my ...
February 12, 2007 by Chrissy

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 ...
June 5, 2007 by John

english
In a total of 200 words, write two paragraphs with about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions. Identify the topic sentence in each by underlining it i was wnating to know what else i can put with this to complete my assignment any ideas? if you have cash, in ...
September 23, 2010 by rhonda

macro ec
does anyone know how rising inflation rates would effect the price of bonds? Take a shot, and think it through. Hint: bonds typically have a fixed face value (e.g., $1000) and a fixed interest payment schedule (e.g., 6% of the face value per year), and a fixed maturity date (e...
March 2, 2007 by Jennifer

Economics
When the Bank of England cut interest rates does that mean inflation is reduced?? No. When the Central Bank cuts interest rates, it is interested in "spurring" the economy by lowering the cost of capital and thus causing more private investment. While certainly unintended, ...
February 5, 2007 by Molvis

Math
Real Reverse Nominal Returns You purchase 100 shares of stock for $40 a share. The stock pays a $2 per share dividend at year-end. What is the rate of return on your investment for these end-of-year stock prices? What is your real (inflation-adjusted) rated of return? Assume ...
March 21, 2007 by Antoinette

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