Economics FAQs

  1. What kinds of costs are included in Free on Board (FOB) shipping?

  2. How does neoclassical economics relate to neoliberalism?

  3. What regulations exist to protect infant industries?

  4. What are some of the key shortcomings of how the U.S. unemployment rate is determined ...

  5. What are the main risks to the economy of a country that has implemented a policy ...

  6. In what manner will a recession likely affect the marginal-propensity-to-save rate ...

  7. What are key economic growth rates that can be used to determine the economic health ...

  8. Why would a country's gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national income (GNI) ...

  9. While closely related, how do gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national income ...

  10. How does protectionism affect gross domestic product (GDP?)

  11. What are the major laws (acts) regulating financial institutions that were created ...

  12. What are the similarities and differences between the savings and loan (S&L) crisis ...

  13. How does the effective interest method treat the interest on a bond?

  14. How does the neoclassical growth theory predict real GDP?

  15. What are common concepts and techniques of managerial accounting?

  16. What is the government's role and what is the private sector's role in neoliberalism?

  17. What do banks do to control the bank reserve?

  18. How is abatement cost accounted for on financial statements?

  19. What are the components of a financial account?

  20. What is the difference between a financial account and a capital account?

  21. How does wage price spiral impact interest rates?

  22. What is the difference between the deposit multiplier and the money multiplier?

  23. What types of companies benefit from reporting results utilizing constant currencies ...

  24. How does the deposit multiplier affect a bank's profitability?

  25. What is the minimum capital adequacy ratio that must be attained under Basel III?

  26. Does the gross national income (GNI) and gross domestic product (GDP) of the U.S. ...

  27. How does the income of a person influence their marginal propensity to save?

  28. What are typical forms of capital assets within a manufacturing company?

  29. What developed countries have the greatest exposure to the Internet sector?

  30. Who controls the Federal Reserve Bank?

  31. How do I use the rule of 72 to estimate compounding periods?

  32. What factors go into determining a business's shutdown point?

  33. What strategies can be used to achieve the goals of contractionary policy?

  34. According to the neoclassical growth theory, what factors influence the growth of ...

  35. What are the key factors that will cause a bond to trade as a premium bond?

  36. How can consumer durables act as economic indicators?

  37. What austerity measures can a country implement to curtail government spending?

  38. What are the main principles of the Heckscher-Ohlin Model?

  39. What does a negative bond yield mean?

  40. Which economic factors impact treasury yields?

  41. Is gross national income (GNI) or gross domestic product (GDP) a better measure of ...

  42. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a wage price spiral?

  43. What are key benefits to a country that has engaged in a policy of currency depreciation?

  44. What is the purpose for issuing contractionary policy?

  45. What is the purpose of the Volcker Rule?

  46. What external factors can influence EBITDA margins?

  47. When capitalizing interest, will interest accrue while you are in a deferment?

  48. If left in place long term, what problems does protectionism cause for a country?

  49. What are the advantages and disadvantages of capitalizing interest for tax purposes?

  50. What role did the Great Depression play in developing America's bank reserve policies?

  51. How can I use Bollinger Bands® to spot options trading opportunities?

  52. Why have austerity policies failed to stabilize Greece's economy?

  53. What is the difference between the Volcker Rule and the Glass-Steagall Act?

  54. How can I run linear and multiple regressions in Excel?

  55. What can cause the terminal growth rate to be negative?

  56. What role does credit play in the economic boom and bust cycle?

  57. What are the advantages of a limited government in connection with a capitalist economy?

  58. How does crowding out affect supply and demand in the private-sector?

  59. Why is it useful for investors to calculate Net Operating Profit After Tax for over-leveraged ...

  60. How long does the average demand shock affect pricing?

  61. What is the difference between market risk premium and equity risk premium?

  62. What are the most common signs of impending hyperinflation?

  63. How does the notion of the American Dream influence the US economy?

  64. How is marginal propensity to save calculated?

  65. Which contra accounts are the best for indicating profitability in a company?

  66. What is the difference between Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) and book value ...

  67. What can governments do to stop or slow a wage price spiral?

  68. How can bond yield influence the stock market?

  69. How do I calculate the rule of 72 using Matlab?

  70. How does comparative advantage render protectionism unnecessary?

  71. How is bond yield affected by monetary policy?

  72. How do I calculate the standard error using Matlab?

  73. How do I use the rule of 72 to calculate continuous compounding?

  74. How is a goodwill impairment recorded on a company's financial statements?

  75. When and why does goodwill impairment occur?

  76. How does stratified random sampling influence government policy decisions?

  77. What is the difference between barter and currency systems?

  78. How is a company's share price determined?

  79. Has the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform bill protected consumers?

  80. What are the differences between product bundling and product lines?

  81. What do regulators think of Value at Risk (VaR)?

  82. What portion of the global economy is represented by the Internet sector?

  83. How do I adjust the rule of 72 for higher accuracy?

  84. How are a mutual fund's C shares different from A and B shares?

  85. How do bankruptcy costs affect a company's capital structure?

  86. What industries are typically considered infant industries?

  87. What impact does the balance of trade have on GDP calculations?

  88. Which nation's economies have proven the effectiveness of the Heckscher-Ohlin Model?

  89. What are preferred shares?

  90. How do nominal interest rates in finance differ from the nominal rate of interest ...

  91. What is stress testing in Value at Risk (VaR)?

  92. How does the long-term outlook of the aerospace sector compare to the broader economy?

  93. What are restricted shares?

  94. What happens to the US dollar during a trade deficit?

  95. What is the key difference between the participation rate and the unemployment rate?

  96. What are some historic examples of hyperinflation?

  97. How do government subsidies affect the profitability of the airline industry?

  98. What are examples of economic values in use today?

  99. How does discretionary income relate to autonomous consumption?

  100. How can I calculate the expected return of my portfolio?

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