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How does investment lead to generation of jobs?

I quote from India's Economic Survey 2019 (an official document) - While the claim is often made that investment displaces jobs, this remains true only when viewed within the silo of a specific ...
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treatment of non-consecutive periods in panel and ʀ SFA

ɪ am estimating a Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA estimated by MʟE) model for a panel of seven periods. ɪ want to know if ɪ can use all the periods in the estimation procedure and how are they ...
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Why was the Glass-Steagall Legislation enacted?

I realize that the part of the reason the Glass-Steagall act was enacted was to ensure that banks do not invest customer's deposits into risky securities, but what was the rationale for separating ...
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If the government introduces import quota will prices change for imported goods

I am currently going through an introductory course to microeconomics. We are discussing how government interventions result in inefficiencies and dead-weight losses. One of the questions in concern ...
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How the Balassa-Samuelson affect real exchange rate?

According to standard Balassa-Samuelson effect, when the productivity increases in the tradable sector (GDP), price increase can be observed in non-tradable sector and this can lead to appreciation of ...
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which policy (fiscal or monetary) is better to stabilize the cycle?

I am currently studying for a test and the following sentence "In an open economy with high capital mobility, monetary policy is preferable to fiscal policy to stabilize the cycle", the "answer" is ...
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Do re-distributive taxes burden the economy, assuming the Ricardian equivalence does not hold?

An example of such a re-distributive tax would be an income tax on all Americans to fund a pension for all stay-at-home parents working to raise their children.
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Argue that no further mixed Nash Equilibria can exists

I'm looking at the following Normal-Form Game: ...
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Why don't we have many-to-many lending yet?

Trying to research this for some time, but can't really find anything relevant. As it currently stands borrowing can be one-to-one: 1 customer borrows money from 1 bank. And can be one-to-many: 1 ...
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When Balassa-Samuelson effect increases, real exchange rate depreciate?

I researched several literatures related with Balassa-Samuelson effect and according to literatures, as Balassa samuelson effect increases, real exchange rate appreciates. However according to the ...
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If PPP Exchange rate is 0.291, what does that mean?

I've normalised deflators for countries A and B. If the Price level of Country A/ Price level of country B = .291, does that mean that on average for every dollar a person in Country B spends, for the ...
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In simple terms, what does the bank liquid reserves to bank assets ratio indicate in terms of world development?

From this website: https://www.indexmundi.com/facts/indicators/FD.RES.LIQU.AS.ZS I am very new to economics/finance and I would appreciate an easier-to-understand explanation of this term
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Calculating equilibrium in a cobb-douglas long run, perfect competition scenario

Supposed there are a fixed number of 1000 identical firms in a PC industry, with each producing the same fraction with the same production function $$q_{i} = \sqrt{K \cdot L}$$ And market demand is ...
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How to calculate PPP Exchange Rate using GDP deflator?

I'm doing a project and I'm asked to find Purchasing Power Parity exchange rate. The way the teacher says to do it is to divide my countries GDP deflator by the US GDP deflator over a time series. Is ...
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How to calculate inter-annual variation of inflation for a 3 months period?

I have the monthly indexes taken from the National Institute of Statistics of my country (below), then I can calculate its inter-annual variation easily: ((index month year - index same month year - ...
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Does anyone know how to find disposable income data? [duplicate]

I'm doing a macro project and I need to find disposable income data over a 25 year period. My professor said that this metric data is available directly on the World Bank website. I've searched ...
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How to Find Real Disposable Income for Iran?

I'm doing a project for my macro course, and I'm trying to find real disposable income for Iran over a 25 year period. In my course Disposable income, $Y_d = Y - T$, where $Y$ is output (income) and $...
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Mathematical framework for modelling the relationship between price and sales of a product

In my job as a data scientist, I am required to model the relationship between the price of a product and the sales or number of unit sold. I am trying to build a simplistic model, the assumptions of ...
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The Econometrics of Pay-To-Play In Youth Sports

Question: Are there any econometric theories that are applicable in studying what is commonly referred to as Pay-To-Play, in the world of youth sports. I want to preface by stating that I am not an ...
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Are marginal utilities or utilities compared?

Consider decision making in an economic model. Suppose that there is some utility and it is a function of consumption and leisure where leisure is full-time work, part-time work, or full-time ...
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Could a “Japanese-style strike” work as it's supposed to? Under what conditions?

This is an urban legend, mostly believed in Spain and some countries in South America. The legend is based on the premise that their way to make a strike would be to work much more than usual in some ...
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Market Clearing with Dividend and Investment

In pure exchange GE models, a typical goods market clearing condition for good $n$ looks like: $$\sum\limits_{i=1}^Ic_n^i=\sum\limits_{i=1}^Ie_n^i.$$ Consider a model with production where firms can ...
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Calculating weighted average of operating margin (ROS) in benchmarking analysis

I'm looking for the formula for calculating the weighted average of operation margin data. From all the sources I've found so far it calculated as following: the sum of all EBIT data divided by the ...
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Testing for endogeneity when the model does not have any known exogenous variables?

so I was wondering how can one test for endogeneity in a model if the model does not have any known exogenous variables, there are no instruments available for the suspected endogenous variables? I ...
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game with payoffs defined by some stochastic process

I am trying to find examples of games that follow a similar line to the following. There are 2 players and the corresponding strategy set is $S_{i} = {x_{1}, ..., x_{m}}$ for $i = 1,2$, with $m > 1$...
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Effect of interest rates on currencies

I always understood that high interest rates in country A attract investors and cause the currency to appreciate. However, the interest rate parity theory suggests that high interest rates weaken a ...
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how Ballassa Samuelson affects real exchange rate? [duplicate]

I get confused. How "Balassa Samuelson effect" influences real exchange rate?
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Should I care about stationarity when dealing with cyclical components?

I have downloaded time series data from the IMF-IFS website for 31 different countries. The time series are about GDP, constant prices, national currency (yearly); lending interest rate (monthly); ...
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Fama's Definition of Market Efficiency

I'm reading Fama's Nobel lecture "Two Pillars in Asset Pricing" and I'm a little confused by his mathematical definition of market efficiency. Here it is below: Suppose time is discrete, and $P_{t+...
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What are the income and substitution effects of deficit-financed government stimulus in comparison to marginal rate tax cuts?

What are the income and substitution effects of taxation in a simple way ?
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Regressing two unit root variables

I am supposed to explain the rate of customer defaults by some macroeconomic variables, such as unemployment, GDP growth etc. For simple linear regression, I have promising results: ...
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Negative interest rates and banks

What effects do negative interest rates from a central bank have on banks? What are the takeaways from negative rates in Europe and Japan?
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Risks Quantification (soft question)

Can anyone please recommend literature (books, papers, whatever) on the topic of risk quantification? By risk quantification I mean financial assessment of e.g. credit or market risk. Free sources ...
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Why is having lots of silver and not raising/decreasing taxes leads to inflation in a country?

In The Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25, it is claimed that "In ..., the silver was pouring into Spain, and because they were collecting same taxes as ...
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Meaning or Interpretation of the denominator in the implicit function theorem

Consider $p=g(p,y)$. Rewrite this equation as $p-g(p,y)=F(p,y)=F(P(y),y)=0$, where $P(y)$ is the implicit function of $p$. By the implicit function theorem, we obtain $\partial P(y)/\partial y=-F_y/...
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Inflation leads to loss of gold reserves

I am reading Murray's Rothbard What has government done to our money? and this is his reasoning for inflation leading to loss of gold reserves to other countries (...
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Savage's subjective probabilities applied to Allais paradox

I've been reading up on the von-Neumann and Savage proofs for the existence of an expected utility representation. I've also been reading critiques of the expected utility hypothesis, especially the ...
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How to numerically calculate equilibrium when the problem is non-linear?

I have recently started reading about financial related topics and I have stumbled upon the term “equilibrium”. In general when supply increases, the price of the product tends to increase as well ...
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Equilibrium price determination in a 2 commodity framework

Following are the set of equations describing the demand and supply of two goods X and Y: Demand functions: $$X_d = a_1 - b_1P_x + c_1P_y$$ $$Y_d = a_2 - b_2P_y +c_2P_x$$ $a_1,~ a_2,~ b_1,~ b_2,~ ...
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Rate of convergence and asymptotic dominance in $\Vert x \Vert \gg \Vert(\hat\beta-\beta)\cdot u\Vert $

Let $\Vert A \Vert$ denote the spectral norm of a random matrix. Let $x$ and $u_k$ be N$\times$T matrices. Denote $\beta \cdot u = \sum_{k=1}^K\beta_ku_k $, where $\beta$ is a K-vector and $\beta_k$ a ...
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Israel as an Asian Tiger

The Asian Tigers are Asian countries who underwent rapid industrialization and maintained exceptionally high growth rates in the second half of XX century. The question is: are there any objective ...
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What is Adjusted Nett Gross?

Can anybody explain to me Nett Gross, Adjusted Nett Gross and Total Nett Gross through an example? I am new to this subject and from an engineering background. This knowledge is required for my ...
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Maximizing units under a budget constraint and increasing costs

Consider two columns. Column A has total cost per day, Column B has units bought that day. The marginal cost of each unit is increasing because of limited supply. My goal is to estimate total ...
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Change in the marginal utility of leisure with respect to a change in consumption

I am reading a paper that derives a theoretical retirement model. There is a utility function and a budget constraint forming an optimal control problem. The solution to this problem states that \...
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What is a monetary policy shock?

I am trying to understand some basic stuff about New Keynesian models and monetary policy. Despite that almost every single paper on monetary policy talks about monetary policy shocks, I still don’t ...
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Cross-sectional t test & standard deviation

I've got a question regarding the cross-sectional t-test when determining the significance of CAAR in an event study with a sample of 538 transactions. When calculating the standard deviation of CAAR ...
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Why do interest rates move together?

Why do interest rates (mortgage, LIBOR, Treasury yields, etc.) move together? What is the fundamental reason behind that? From my understanding, what drives it is the Federal Funds Rate, which is the ...
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Does climate and resources explain nearly all variance in gdp

Is there any value to institutional explanations. Or is institutionalism made up.
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What factor to use with Salvage Value in rate of return questions?

I am trying to solve a rate of return question from the book Engineering Economics by R. Paneerselvam. In that particular problem I am given a salvage value along with other factors. following are the ...
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How to estimate Enterprise Savings from the National Accounts?

I am looking for a way to estimate private savings/enterprise savings (for non-financial enterprises). I have looked at national accounting data for Panama but I am not sure how to estimate private ...

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