1. Macroeconomics

    Between 1968 and 1980, the US economy experienced a slowdown in productivity growth. However, since the mid 1980s, economy has experienced increased in the growth rate in productivity. Can you give reasons why US productivity growth started to increase during the late 1980s ...
  2. macroenconomics

    Between 1968 and 1980, the US economy experienced a slowdown in productivity growth. However, since the mid 1980s, the economy has experienced increases in the growth rate in productivity. Can you give reasons why US productivity growth started to increase during the late ...
  3. Macroeconomics

    Between 1968 and 1980, the US economy experienced a slowdown in productivity growth. However, since the mid 1980s, the economy has experienced increases in the growth rate in productivity. Can you give reasons why US productivity growth started to increase during the late ...
  4. Macroeconomics

    Need a helpful website that i can read to help explain the following question. or some insight on this question. Between 1968 and 1980, the US economy experienced a slowdown in productivity growth. However, since the mid 1980s, the economy has experienced increases in the ...
  5. Economics

    Is it true that the underlying trend of growth in the economy is determined by the growth in the number of workers, the growth in the savings and investment rate, and the growth in productivity ?
  6. economics

    4. What source of economic growth is reflected in the economy by an increase in productivity without an increase in land, labor, or capital? A. technological progress B. foreign trade C. population growth D. savings and investments
  7. Economics

    1) Which of the following is an example of a measure of labor productivity? a. Autos get 30 gallons to the mile. b. The growth rate of per capita real GDP is 3.5 percent per year. c. Farm workers produce 30 bushels of wheat per worker per day. d. Wages increase by 3.5 percent ...
  8. Macroeconomics

    Here are my answers and i wanted to check if they were correct to the quiz posted below. 1.a because its a model for the ppf 2.b Just wha thappens when technology is completely ignored 3.a because the model is based off of inputs and outputs 4.c because savings greatly ...
  9. Economics

    A nations capital goods wear out over time, so a portion of it's capital goods become unusable every year. Last year, its residents decided to produce no capital goods, It has experienced no growth in its population or in the amounts of other productive resources during the ...
  10. Economics

    1) The long run growth rate of the economy is consistent with: a.An outward expansion the economy's production possibilities frontier. b.A rightward shift in the aggregate demand curve. c.An inward expansion the economy's production possibilities frontier. d.An increase in the...
  11. college level Macroeconomics

    Here are my answers and i wanted to check if they were correct to the quiz posted below. 1.a because its a model for the ppf 2.b Just wha thappens when technology is completely ignored 3.a because the model is based off of inputs and outputs 4.c because savings greatly ...
  12. Economics

    When comparing firms within a industry, economists often use the productivity as a measure. Discuss the differences and properties of various productivity measures such as average productivity, marginal productivity, and etc. Give some real-world examples of these productivity...
  13. Macroeconomics

    Manipulation of the Cobb Douglas Equation gives us expression for output per working age person: growth rate of (Y/N)=[1/(1-alpha)*growth rate of TFP]+[(alpha/(1-alpha))*growth rate of (K/Y)]+ [growth rate of (L/N)] N is the working age population K is capital stock L is labor...
  14. economics

    what source of economic groth is reflected in the economy by an increase in productivity without an increase in productivity in land, labor, or capital?
  15. Economy

    Firms benefit in many ways from increased productivity. What is one of the ways consumers benefit when firms increase their productivity?
  16. the fed

    Which best describes one of the ways in which the Federal Reserve has an impact on the national economy? 1. The Federal Reserve helps the economy by keeping inflation low in times of economic growth. 2. The Federal Reserve keeps interest rates low, especially in times of ...
  17. Writing

    The essay below is an expository essay and was written in 15 minutes. Please give me some feedback on my essay ( a score of 1 being the lowest and a score of 5 being the highest). Prompt: Explore how obesity affects a nation's productivity and economy. My essay: Americans are ...
  18. civics

    Carl decides to keep his money under his mattress instead of putting it in the bank. If everyone made the same decision as Carl, what might the impact be on the national economy? A. It would not affect the national economy greatly because individuals do not save much money. B...
  19. economics

    What two kinds of changes in the capital stock can improve labor productivity? How can each type be illustrated with a per-worker production function? What determines the slope of the per-worker production function?

14-) (Rules of the Game) How do “rules of the...
  20. geography

    Which of the following is FALSE about population growth? a. It causes the economy to shrink. b. It causes the economy to grow. c. It can result from improved nutrition and basic health. d. Europe is experiencing it at a lessened rate.
  21. World history

    Which of the following factors represents the most significant cause of the growth of cities in Afro-Eurasia in the period 1000-1450? A. Climate Change B. increased interregional trade C. Decreased agricultural productivity D. Increased invasions
  22. economics

    How do “rules of the game” affect productivity and growth? What types of “rules” should a government set to encourage growth?
  23. Math

    N(t)=2000e^(1.1t) the continuous growth rate is 110% effective growth rate?__% Q(t)=65e^(0.09t) continuous growth rate is 9% effective growth rate?__% G(t)=650e^(0.055t) continuous growth rate is 5.5% effective growth rate?__% round to 2 decimal places when necessary for ...
  24. Macroeconomics - real GDP growth

    I have graphed the real GDP growth over the years 1990-2004. I need help analyzing it! What happened when it was going down? What happened when it shot back up again? HELP! Thanks... The GDP growth rate went down considerably during the period 2000-2002, becoming slightly ...
  25. Economy

    Which one is more important? In today's world, we're having this global crisis and people are suffering. That's why economy growth is very important. Usually there's the opportunity cost of environment which will be exploited for the economy have a strong growth. But on the ...
  26. Algebra II Help

    4) The function f(x)=2(3)^x represents the growth of a dragonfly population every year in a remote swamp. Rose wants to manipulate the formula to an equivalent form that calculates seven times a year, not just once a year. Which function is correct for Rose’s purpose and ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. minnesota studies

    which statement best describes the roaring twenties? A. everyone across industries experienced the benefits of economic growth B. a surge in popular forms of entertainment especially music made it easier to over look economic slumps C. the economy grew and many people ...
  29. economics

    research the factors behind economic growth in Hong Kong and Singapore. Which of these methods of encouraging growth would you suggest to a newly industrialized economy?
  30. 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...
  31. calculus

    the productivity of a country in western Europe is given by the function f(x,y)=40x^4/5 y^1/5 when x units of labor and y units of capital are used. a)What is the marginal productivity of labor and the marginal productivity of capital when the amounts expended on labor and ...
  32. science

    Conservation International estimated that roughly _____% of the habitable area of the planet has been altered by human activities. a. 13 b. 33 c. 53 d. 73 e. 93 Which of the following choices would make the statement false? Economic growth a. provides goods and services for ...
  33. economics

    This is my son who is in 10th grade homework assignment. I want to be able to help and not look like a dope! I really have no clue! 1. Why do economists consider growth in the average labor productivity to be the key factor in determining long run living standards? 2. And, Let...
  34. Economics

    Member since: December 21, 2006 Total points: 154 (Level 1) * Best answer 75% * 4 answers Member Since: December 21, 2006 Total Points: 154 (Level 1) Points earned this week: -3 Your Open Question Show me another » Project Help!!!? Hi, I am doing a project on the economy of ...
  35. -ECONOMICS-

    Consider a country in which capital per hour of work from 1950 to 1973 grew by 3 percent per year and output per hour of work grew by about 3 percent per year. Suppose that from 1973 to 1991, capital per hour of work did not grow at all and output per hour of work grow by ...
  36. Math

    Assume the carrying capacity of the earth is 9 billion. Use the 1960s peak annual growth rate of 2.1​% and population of 3 billion to predict the base growth rate and current growth rate with a logistic model. Assume a current population of 6.8 billion. How does the ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. Macroeconomics

    Suppose most business executives expect a slowdown in the economy. How might this situation effect the economy? What would these expectations do to inventory ordering, hiring, and making loans, or investing in new machinery?
  39. Economic

    All of the following refer to the Economy of Ecoland: - GDP in 1990 is $1000 - Annual inflation is 5% per year from 1991 - 1995. From 1996 - 1999, inflation is 10% per year - Real GDP grows at 2% every year a) Calculate real GDP from 1990 to 1999 b) Calculate nominal GDP in ...
  40. math

    After its fastest rate of growth ever during the 1980s and 1990s, the rate of growth of world population is expected to slow dramatically in the twenty-first century. The function G(t) = 1.58e−0.213t gives the projected annual average percent population growth per decade...
  41. Calc

    After its fastest rate of growth ever during the 1980s and 1990s, the rate of growth of world population is expected to slow dramatically in the twenty-first century. The function G(t) = 1.58e−0.213t gives the projected annual average percent population growth per decade...
  42. LA

    How did the Civil War affect the Northern and Southern economies? A;The North experienced more severe inflation than the South. B;Overall the South fared much worse economically than the North. C;The South experienced a boom in manufacturing. D;The North's economy was ...
  43. Calculus

    After its fastest rate of growth ever during the 1980s and 1990s, the rate of growth of world population is expected to slow dramatically in the twenty-first century. The function G(t) = 1.58e−0.213t gives the projected annual average percent population growth per decade...
  44. SS Help

    Which statement best evaluates the results of Greece's membership in the European Union? MEDAL!!! A) Greece's overall economy has improved because of increased trade. B)Greece's overall economy has struggled because the euro is a strong currency. C) Greece's overall economy ...
  45. SS

    Which statement best evaluates the results of Greece's membership in the European Union? MEDAL!!! A) Greece's overall economy has improved because of increased trade. B)Greece's overall economy has struggled because the euro is a strong currency. C) Greece's overall economy ...
  46. Accounting

    How can I find the supernormal growth rate and constant growth rate of a stock? V = D1/k-g V = the value of the stock D1 = the dividend next period k = the required rate of return g = constant growth rate I'm confused on how to combine the constant growth rate formula with the...
  47. Calculous Pre

    A population grows from 11,000 to 15,000 in three years. Enter your answers to three decimal places. Assuming the growth is exponential, find the growth rate and continuous growth rate Growth rate ______ %? Continuous rate _________ %?
  48. Social Studies

    How did the end of world war 2 impact Minnesota's economy? How did the GI Bill help encourage economic growth in Minnesota and the rest pf the naiton? How are the growth of highways and suburbs related?
  49. economics

    what is the effect of an increase in total factor productivity on the growth of output per worker? xxx
  50. Social Studies Please help

    Which statement best evaluates the results of Greece's membership in the European Union A. Greece's overall economy has improved because of increased trade. B. Greece's overall economy has improved because the euro is a strong Currency. C. Greece's overall economy has ...
  51. Finance; Stock Valuation

    Early in 2007, Inez Marcus, the chief financial officer for Suarez Manufacturing, ws given the task of assessing the impact of a proposed risky investment on the firm's stock value. To perform the necessary analysis, Inez gathered the following information on the firm's stock...
  52. Microeconomics

    If the wage exceeds the value of the marginal product of labor, then hiring another worker: A. Decreases the firm’s total revenue B. Increases the firm’s profit C. Increases the firms total cost D. All of the above are correct I picked A? As a result of severe flooding a ...
  53. SS

    Which statement best evaluates the results of Greeces membership in the European Union A. Greeces overall economy has improved because of increased trade. B. Greeces overall economy has improved because the euro is a strong Currency. C. Greeces overall economy has struggled ...
  54. history (am I correct or on the right track?)

    Describe the social, economic, and political composition of the decade of corporate greed and how it affected the political climate of the 1980s. Ronald Reagan he signed an intermediate nuclear forces nonproliferation treaty. Ronald Reagan used tax cuts for businesses and the ...
  55. Economics

    China's slowdown Jan 20th 2015, 10:26 by S.R. | SHANGHAI MUCH of the analysis of China’s 2014 GDP data, which the government published today, has focused on the economy’s slowdown That is, on one level, understandable. Growth of 7.4% was China’s weakest in 24 years (see ...
  56. managerial finance

    Early in 2007, Inez Marcus, the chief financial officer for Suarez Manufacturing, ws given the task of assessing the impact of a proposed risky investment on the firm's stock value. To perform the necessary analysis, Inez gathered the following information on the firm's stock...
  57. history

    What type of economy eventually led to the soviet union's collapse? 1) a devolping world economy 2)a non surplus economy 3)a command economy 4)a demand economy i choose 3
  58. Human Relations, Part 1

    Which of these statements is true? A. Waste isn't a problem in reaching group goals. B. Sacrifice isn't necessary to achieve group goals. C. Individual productivity is necessary for group productivity. D. Individual productivity is more important than group productivity.
  59. Math

    What is the value of a stock that grows at a supernormal rate of 18% for the first four years, and then slows down to a constant growth rate of 10%? An annual dividend of $2.00/share was just paid, and the rate of return on common stock is 13%. Possible Solution: For a ...
  60. human relations

    Which of the statements is true? A.Waste isn't a problem in reaching group goals. B.individual productivity is more important than group productivity. C. Sacrifice isn't necessary to achieve group goals. D. Individual productivity Is necessary for group productivity.
  61. History

    1.) Why did so many Southern cotton planters move to Texas in the mid-1800s? Slavery had been banned in other Southern states Demand for cotton in Europe was at an all time low Enslaved orders could still be imported from Africa They had exhausted the soil in their former ...
  62. Social Studies

    Which of the following describes the economies of Ghana and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)? a. Ghana has a stable, fast-growing economy while DRC has an unstable economy due to internal conflict. b. The economies of both Ghana and DRC are unstable due to political ...
  63. Statistics

    A reseacher would like to determine whether a change in lighting to full spectrum light bulbs increases productivity on an assembly line. A sample of n= 36 participants is obtained, and the light bulbs over the line are replaced. under general/historical operating procedures, ...
  64. International Trade

    Immiserizing growth is the special case in which economic growth actually makes a country worse off than before. If the country is big enough to influence world prices and if demand for the good is inelastic enough higher productivity can actually make a country worse off. Our...
  65. Data analysis

    Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased now that they have a new machine. The factory examined the records for a random sample of 8 hours over the past month. The hourly production rates for...
  66. Data analysis

    Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased now that they have a new machine. The factory examined the records for a random sample of 8 hours over the past month. The hourly production rates for...
  67. microeconomics

    Do you think that a firm always pays the lowest wages they can? Why/why not? Relate your answer to productivity. Which workers do you think would be the first to be laid-off in the event of a slowdown. Why?
  68. Math

    a. Do some research and find a city that has experienced population growth. Determine its population on January 1st of a certain year. Write an exponential function to represent the city’s population, y, based on the number of years that pass, x after a period of exponential...
  69. precalculus

    A population doubles every 30 years. Assuming exponential growth find the following: annual growth rate: % continuous growth rate: %
  70. Math

    A population doubles every 18 years. Assuming exponential growth find the following: (a) The annual growth rate: (b) The continuous growth rate is
  71. data analysis- math

    Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased now that they have a new machine. The factory examined the records for a random sample of 8 hours over the past month. The hourly production rates for...
  72. Biology

    Growth by cell division that makes both ends of a plant longer but not wider is called A secondary growth. B annual ring growth. C vascular growth. D primary growth. is it D? thanks
  73. Geography

    Growth by cell division that makes both ends of a plant longer but not wider is called A secondary growth. B annual ring growth. C vascular growth. D primary growth. is it D? thanks
  74. Social Studies

    Following World War 1, which industry experienced tremendous growth in the 1920s?
  75. math

    If in culture of yeast the rate of growth y'(t) is proportional to the amount y(t ) present at time t, and if y(t) doubles in 1 day, how much can be expected after 3 days at the same rate of the growth? After 1 week    (Hint: Continuous growth model)  
  76. can someone help me?

    What conditions account for the boom-and-bust cycles experienced by Washington’s economy in the latter half of the 20th century?
  77. college algebra

    23. In biology, the function defined by g(x)=5x/2+x gives the growth rate of a population for x units of available food. (Source: Smith, J. Maynard, Models in Ecology, Cambridge University Press.) (a) What amount of food (in appropriate units) would produce a growth rate of 3 ...
  78. Macroeconomics

    Calculating the Rate of Growth of Per Capita Real GDP The annual rate of growth of real GDP in a developing nation is 0.3 percent. Initially, the countries' population was stable from year to year. Recently, however, a significant increase in the nation's birth rate has raised...
  79. Math

    Pick a company that pays dividends, then calculate the expected growth rate of your company using the CAPM. Once this task is complete, calculate the expected growth rate using the Constant Growth (or Gordon Growth) Model. Please use Family Dollar - Tickler
  80. Economics

    An article in BusinessWeek warned of the dangers of deflation as the collapse of numerous Asian economies was creating worries that Asia might try to "export its way out of trouble" by oversupplying everything from automobiles to semiconductors. Evidence that deflation had ...
  81. accounting

    Why might an analyst incorporate the industry-market-size factor and the interrelationships among the growth, price-recovery, and productivity components into a strategic analysis of operating income?
  82. accounting

    Why might an analyst incorporate the industry-market-size factor and the interrelationships among the growth, price-recovery, and productivity components into a strategic analysis of operating income?
  83. Social Studies

    1.How can a trade deficit actually increase the productivity of an economy? A) by causing people to save B) by building up a large amount owed C) by importing funds used for capital deepening ****** D) by importing goods for short–term use I think the right answer is C...? 2...
  84. managerial economics

    An article in BusinessWeek warned of the dangers of deflation as the collapse of numerous Asian economies was creating worries that Asia might try to "export its way out of trouble" by oversupplying everything from automobiles to semiconductors. Evidence that deflation had ...
  85. economics

    An article in Business Week warned of the dangers of deflation as the collapse of numerous Asian economies was creating worries that Asia might try to “ export its way out of trouble” by oversupplying everything from automobiles to semiconductors. Evidence that deflation ...
  86. finance

    Pick a company that pays dividends, then calculate the expected growth rate of your company using the CAPM. Once this task is complete, calculate the expected growth rate using the Constant Growth (or Gordon Growth) Model.
  87. Social Studies

    Why did the inability of the Soviet economy to provide for the needs of its citizens lead to the collapse of the system during the Reagan administration? Manufacturing centers were often stifled by the lack of resources and the shortage of labor in the Communist system. ...
  88. econ

    1).The unemployment rate inan economy is 8%. The total population of the economy is 250, and the size of te civilian labor force is 150. The number of employed workers in this economy is _20. (IS THIS CORRECT)
  89. math

    Pick a country of your choice that is experiencing population growth. Using the Library, web resources, and/or other materials to find the most recent population count of the country you have chosen and the population growth rate of that country. Use that growth rate to ...
  90. Social Studies

    People engage in trade mostly in order to _______ a. have access to a variety of goods (?) b. encourage specialization in the economy c. raise labor productivity at businesses d. set prices for goods and services most efficiently Which of these is a result of trade barriers? a...
  91. Steve - Stat

    A Bacteria has a doubling period of 8 days. If there are 2250 bacteria present now, how many will there be in 33 days? find the growth rate (Round this to 4 decimal places). Growth Rate___________. There will be _________ Bacteria. The growth rate you posted is showing up as ...
  92. Accounting

    6. Suppose NPI’s reinvestment rate on all future retained earnings were 12% instead of the 16% assumed in the previous problem. (Continue to assume initial earnings of $16 million.) If the dividend payout ratio were increased to 0.75, what happens to the growth rate and the ...
  93. Math

    Solve. The population of a particular country was 29 million in 1980; in 1989, it was 36 million. The exponential growth function A=29e^kt describes the population of this country t years after 1980. Use the fact that 9 years after 1980 the population increased by 7 million to...
  94. Economy

    why will export growth remain bright for U.S.
  95. I.ter.ational bussiness

    according to cnn (2016/06/24), the British pound (GBP) crashed to its lowest level as low as$1.32/GBP. The exchange rate on June 23rd 2016 was $1.4883/GBP a)by what % has the Gbp appreciated or depreciated against the dollar during this period? b)bu what % the US dollar ...
  96. Math

    Which is the best investment for three consecutive years? a. A growth of 5% followed by a growth of 10% followed by a growth of 15% b. A growth of 15% followed by a growth of 10% followed by a growth of 5% c. Three years of growth at 10% per year.
  97. math

    Which is the best investment for three consecutive years? a. A growth of 5% followed by a growth of 10% followed by a growth of 15% b. A growth of 15% followed by a growth of 10% followed by a growth of 5% c. Three years of growth at 10% per year.
  98. calc

    Give the starting value a, the growth rate r, and the continuous growth rate k. Round the answer for r to two decimal places Q = 0.414(e^0.885)^t a = ? r = ?% k = ?% I found a to be 0.414 but when finding the percentage for r and k I got stuck.
  99. precal

    You can find the size of a population after t years using the formula N = No(1 + r)^t where No is the initial size of the population, N is the final size of the population, r is the rate of growth or decay per time period, and t is the number of time periods. Use this formula ...
  100. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    1). How might democratic reforms and improved trade agreements contribute to a stronger economy in Mexico? 2). What effect might Mexico's young population have on its development? 3). In what ways have Native American and Spanish influences shaped Mexico? My answers to these ...
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