# All Questions

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### Comparative advantage under 4th industrial revolution?

Hello I'm currently doing an assignment and come across a tricky questions.. What is the form of comparative advantage that a country can have anyway? does it need to be compared with another country? ...
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### Question about maintaining fixed exchange rates

In my textbook, borrowing from abroad is listed as one of the method to increase the value of a currency by shifting its demand curve to the right. "If the country borrows from abroad, its loans ...
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### How to control for population in Difference-in-Difference?

Random example, but let's say I'm examining the effect of a health program on influenza cases in India. They just randomly start the program in 7 of the 29 states. I have data on the number of flu ...
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### Effect of tax increase on interest rates?

Suppose there is a tax increase. Because during the economy's reaction to this the interest rate becomes a) higher, the decrease in GDP is larger than if the interest rate had not changed b) higher, ...
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### Financing generation spaceships

If we have to leave Earth sometime and we want to build giant spaceships for that, how can those be financed? I mean, when everyone wants to leave, regular things like money, property, business, etc. ...
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### What is an Economic Sector?

I am of the understanding that an Economy is broken down as follows: Traditional; Command; Market; Mixed. Each Economy being made up of Sectors, which in turn, are made up of Industries. Simply put,...
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### Pay taxes or not? [on hold]

A friend of mine is working as a tattoo artist in Sweden. She has her own company but not her own studio. She rents studio and material from someone else. She pays him a certain amount and what is ...
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If currency /deposit decreases, then bank rate________ 1) increases 2) decreases 3) remains constant 4)none of the above codes: A)1,2,3,4 are correct B)1 and 2 are correct C)only 1 correct D)1,2,3 ...
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### plotting the economic benefits of government projects

It's a quetion that I'm concerning about: The supply volume in the market has been increased by government projects where the prices received by the producers are low compared to the market ...
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### Endogeneity problem with a dummy variable

I have a panel data model as following, $$Y_{it}=intercept +B_1X_{it}+B_2Q_{it}+error_{it}$$ where $i$ is for firm and $t$= time. $Y$= trade credit demand, $X$= inventory cycle, as inventory ...
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### What distance does driving to work cost less? [on hold]

When does paying more for rent to live closer to work out weight the cost to driving to work?
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### What are general equilibrium effects?

Im reading alot on public finance and have been seeing alot of mention of measuring "general equilibrium effects". I know what general equilibrium is, but i dont know what general equilibrium ...
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### MRS of good X for good Y

I'm having some confusion with using the terminology of MRS. For example, let's take up this question: If good 1 is a “neutral,” what is its marginal rate of substitution for good 2? The answer is:...
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### Is there a definitive way to tell if an action causes a movement or shift in a supply-demand graph?

I am taking AP Macroeconomics, and am about 2/3 of the way through the curriculum. We have learned about various supply-demand graphs, and right now we are working on the market for money. I have ...
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### Simultaneous vs Sequential game

I am solving a three-stage game in which one agent makes two decisions in stage 2. Does it make a difference if I use 4 stage game sequential game or 3 stage simultaneous game considering the fact ...
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### Demand Curve Price not perfectly elastic

I'm trying to make the argument that our Sales go up when prices for all our Products are 30% off. Which I believe should be our new Regular Price. but our Demand Curve doesn't support this. Should I ...
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### Two deflator series with different base year to proxy real exchange rate

I'm conducting a research in which the real exchange rate serves as a variable. A quick literature review shows that we can use the product of the nominal exchange rate and the ratio between the US ...
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### Is there a way to eliminate shilling, spiting, and overbidding in second price auctions?

In a 2nd price option, if all the player choice their bids independently, the optimal strategy is to bid their valuation. However, in some situations, their decisions can effect each other. For ...
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### Book recommendation: first year economics course

Can anyone help me find a nice introduction (possibly popular economics) into the field of black market economics.
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### supply-demand imbalance

I have a basic question What are the different means/mechanisms available to address supply-demand imbalance? The answers that come to my mind are : Using pricing (when demand > supply) Using ...
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