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Price Level and Value of money

When the price level increases in the economy, we generally know that the value of money decreases. However, what is the definition of money here? Is it just currency? Or does it include assets, ...
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Net Positions vs Gross Positions as they Relate to the Current Account

What is the difference between say, gross asset and liability positions and net asset and liability positions? I mean these terms in the particular way that Cavallo and Tille use them in their 2006 ...
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How are assets distributed by types of organisations? [closed]

How wealth, assets or capital (measured in terms of revenues, assets, equity, etc.) is distributed among the various types of organizations (e.g. State, public companies, private conpanies, ...
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Does easy credit in a region cause property to be more expensive?

Does easy credit (e.g. lower minimum down payment, lower interest rate) cause housing prices (purchase, rent) in that area to be more expensive? Intuitively, this seems to be the case, because the ...
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Is it correct to say that wealth is “destroyed” when an asset bubble bursts?

I was reading this article from the World Economic Forum, when I came across this passage: When the global equity and real estate markets hit their lowest points in March 2009, \$34.4 trillion of ...
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What is the market value of an object over time?

Recently many news articles mentioned the new luxury car Maybach Exelero. Only 2 cars have been manufactured. Moreover, one of the cars has been sold for 8 million dollars, which makes this car one of ...
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Why do prices of consumer products seem to rise independent of their supply?

For example, in my country, the price of coconuts steadily rises, despite the fact that we still have plenty of coconuts. The same with vegetables. Is this caused primarily by an increase in the cost ...
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What are some theoretical explanations for deviations from the efficient market hypothesis?

According (the semi-strong form of) the efficient market hypothesis, the price of an asset should reflect all publicly available information about the 'fundamental value' of that asset. The reasoning ...