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Effect of a subsidy on a monopoly
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The deadweight loss of a monopoly is depends on the game changing competition demands, not the monopoly itself. The essence of the monopoly is always about its rent seeking nature to maximise it ...

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what mathematical function we can use to show house price changes in time?
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This is not an answer, just to complement @Bayesian reply. All variables that will affect the housing price Money supply housing supply housing demands house type location Property related ...

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Why doesn't Barnes and Noble just lower its prices?
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First, it is about price discrimination, it can mean many things, e.g. consumer not comparing the price , conveniences, branding, logistic capabilities, etc. Additional marketing is to promote the ...

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Federal Reserve Interest
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The detail answer for your question is all here : Federal funds rates

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Burden of debt; Internal or external financing?
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Q1 : If you define external debt as "forex debt" context. If the debt repayment amount for every period are greater than a country import/export amount, then it will influence the exchange rate. ...

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How does the U.S agriculture subsidy not constitute export subsidies under the WTO?
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This is a sociology issues than WTO may solved. It is impossible to level the trade playing ground in culture, especially with the ambigous term such as "minimally trade-distorting". E.g. Machinery,...

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Why is the purchase of assets not entirely tax-exempt in the year of purchase?
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One reason is to prevent hoarding bubbles. If there is such scheme, corporate start buying "asset" to avoid tax, which at the end, any "assets" with resales values will be hoarding items for those ...

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How much inflation will changes to official wage benchmarks cause?
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The question of inflation "caused by" UBI is an attempt to create model of transition, which can only be speculated on many front. Due to complexity, Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a highly ...

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What are the arguments against a zero corporate tax?
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The argument will fall apart when you inspect it with common sense and simple terms. Tax is anything but "COST" to company. The argument is all about removing such "COST" and convert to "PROFIT ...

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Why can't we forgive USA's debt?
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Most government debts in the world are in form of terms bonds. It is a sort of collateral base on trust. The fun parts about US debts, is that country that run GIGANTIC inficit trade against USA, can'...

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A trillion dollar invention
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There is no such things. All human invention are incremental. Otherwise, there will be endless backtrack argument of invention, i.e. AI , computing, C programming, First computing program, first ...

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How can governments seemingly run permanent budget deficits?
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Simple : inflation. The model of create deficit budget to enact infrastructure to increase production that lead to higher tax collection to offset the deficit doesn't hold. Because there is no ...

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Has an increase in housing supply in popular cities including Amsterdam led to an increase in house prices?
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Housing is something subject to socio-economic events and policy, which may produce a variety of outcome. So this is not a simple "supply and demands" issue. First, somebody must afford the house, i....

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Can lower working hours beat unemployment?
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No, it will not works without subsidies in place. There is no causation-correlation between a lower working hour and unemployment rates. Employment, as in ideal fundamental economic conditions, ...

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Examples of behavioural breakdowns in game theory?
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"Could anyone please offer any examples where game theory predictions are known to differ from actual human behaviour?" I can think of many outliers, however, outliers are not typical human being. e....

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What is the difference between risk, uncertainty and ambiguity
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Let's talk about layman terms. Ambiguity is lack of explicit context. A cook are are given flours, eggs, sugar, salt, spices. If you ask the cook to "make food out of it", this is ambiguity. ...

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Do the stock performances of various companies have a measurable correlation with exchange rate?
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A company valuation is merely in paper. It is similar to economist eating shit jokes. When the stock price of a big company drops, it "suppose to" hurts the shareholder who bought it on high. When ...

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