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In simple terms: what are the implications of homothetic and nonhomothetic consumer preferences?

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Selecting the best utility function for households

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Why do so many models assume homothetic preferences?

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What to do for missing points in CPI time series?

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Applying real growth rate to nominal value

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What does the following mean: "supply has positive elasticity”?

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Does it make sense to talk about Bitcoin 'inflation' when little to no goods and services are listed in Bitcoin currency?

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What is sound money? Is it a well-defined concept within economics?

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Does money need to fulfill all three functions (store of value, medium of exchange and unit of account) to be considered money?

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Why do monetary authorities (e.g., central banks) aim to impact "short-term" interest rates? Why not also long-term interest rates, or both?

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Do U.S. Fed Interest Rate hikes and bond yields have a causal effect on each other?

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How do changes in US government bond yields impact the USD exchange rate?

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How does US inflation impact dollarized nations?

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Why are U.S. treasury yields currently rising when the U.S. economy has likely entered a recession?

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Is it correct to distinguish between "monetary" and "price" inflation?

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Would PPP adjustments between countries be irrelevant if all countries had the same relative prices?

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How would increase labor productivity lead to improved living standards of people in an economy?

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What does it mean if a country's exchange rate is said to be “overvalued”?

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How are PPP, nominal exchange rates and inflation related?

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Does the investment component of GDP (demand side) identity include expenditures by the government and households?

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Does the duality of utility maximization and cost minimization hold in practice?

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Is high inflation an indication of a recession, either now or in the near future?

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Why is a firm's profit maximized when MC=MR? Why not stop one unit before where it will still make a profit?

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What does the price of bitcoin per ounce of gold tell us?

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What does it mean if country X has a higher GDP at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) than country Y?

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How are preferences related to relative prices?

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Can the income and/or substitution shift the demand curve?