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### Proving government expenditure crowds out private consumption [closed]

Please help as I am not able to solve either parts.
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### What are the fundamental theorems of welfare economics? [closed]

All of welfare economics is based on some theorems, some of which I can remember, but I am looking for a comprehensive list.
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### I need help deciding which academic journal topic to write about for regression analysis [closed]

I need to choose an economic research topic investigating the effect of x on y? Could someone please give their thoughts on which topic i should choose out of the two below. urbanization rates/ rural-...
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### Democracy and Freedom [closed]

Firstly, I am no expert in economics, so my question might be trivial to you. I am reading a book about the rise of CNY, which is the currency of mainland China. In the book it says that one of the ...
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### Why is the currency ILS increasing against the USD and EUR after the announcement of a lockdown? Shouldn't it be the contrary?

Thought that a lockdown is negative for a macro economy and that investors get money out of that country, hence demand in other bought currencies (USD, EUR) rises and the sold currency (ILS) decreases ...
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### In-ovo chick sexing vs. unemployment [closed]

As they report in Wikipedia, daily 7 million male chicks are killed for economic reasons. What I did not know is that obviously the actual separation, sexing is done manually? Instrument or machine ...
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### Monopoly facing demand curve of constant unitary elasticity [duplicate]

I have been thinking about a case when demand curve for monopoly is Q=100/p , and Cost function is C=4Q. What should be the optimal output for this monopoly? I've ...
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### Do monetary and fiscal stimulus defeat each other? [closed]

They have opposite effects on rates. Do they defeat each other?
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### Deregulation by Trump

It is said that President Trump has gotten rid of more financial regulations than other presidents in American history, and that this is the reason why the economy has been doing so well (minus or pre-...
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### When must companies report “unaware of any material change in the Company’s operations that would account for the recent increase in market activity”?

I happened upon this r/investing post that enquires about TILT Holdings – Unaware of Any Material Change Canadian Stock Exchange:TILT.CN. I don't affiliate with, or hold, either stock. At the request ...
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### If Lebanon has a shortage of dollars, are USD donations meaningless?

I was reading about the dollar crisis in Yemen the other day, which mentioned that even people who owned dollars couldn’t withdraw them. If the situation with Lebanon’s currency is similar, what ...
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### Economy with constant amount of money

A thought experiment: (Based on my understanding of economics) Suppose we are guaranteed that no natural calamity/war/pandemic happens for one year (from year $0$ to year $1$) in the world. Then the ...
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### Bondholder vs purchaser of bond

Kindly clarify if the term bondholder refers to the bond issuing authority or the person who purchases the bond. Context: if there's inflation in the economy, bondholder will lose and the person who ...
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### How does the Greenspan/Bernanke Put semantically relate to put options?

If rational investors reckon that "the Fed, under Alan Greenspan, its longtime chairman, would always bail stock investors out of their losing positions", then rational investors would buy ...
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### Could someone help guide me on finding the players with perfect recall, and those without?

Could someone help guide me on finding the players with perfect recall, and those without? For those players that do not have perfect recall, what do they forget? Step-by-step guidance would be ...
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### Transparent Fractional-reserve banking as an alternative to the current system

I come from a layman perspective, but I've been trying to understand macroeconomics and finance. Currently I'm struggling with the current topic. Here I'm not worried about the system transition just ...
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### Does m0 increase money supply?

If m0 can only be created as an exchange of federal reserve deposits does this mean that m0 does not increase money supply?
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### Gvernment deficits, by driving up interest rates, can contract the economy?

I don't grasp that boldened sentence. According to IS-LM model, rise in interest rate does cause decrease in Y. IS-LMentary - The New York Times What use is this framework? First of all, it helps ...
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### Finding an instrumental variable for unemployment

I have the following regression model: Marijuana Usei = β0 + β1Unemployedi + β2Personal Incomei + β3Educational Attainmenti+ β4Sexi + β5Agei + β6Racei + εi The model is a probit model I need to ...
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### How to calculate velocity of money when some people make long-term savings?

Bob gets paid every month and lives paycheck-to-paycheck, so for Bob's money velocity is 12 (assuming that there is nobody else in the economy). Al gets paid every two weeks and lives paycheck-to-...
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### Marginal rate of substitution(yx) question

For utility function U= ln(x)+Y How do I determine if MRS(yx) is diminishing or not for this question? I got Mu(x)=1/x and Mu(y)= 1 MRS(yx)=Mu(y)/Mu(x)= 1/1/x = x Does this mean that MRS(yx) is ...
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### Budget lines and Indifference curves: How do you figure where exactly you should draw the IC tangent to a budget line?

In Consumer Choice, we frequently encounter budget lines and indifference curves. For a given budget line, the optimization point is at the point where the indifference curve is just tangent to the ...