Economics FAQs

  1. Is Japan an emerging market economy?

  2. What are the best ways to sell an annuity?

  3. Is Argentina a developed country?

  4. How is the Federal Reserve audited?

  5. Is Brazil a developed country?

  6. Who decides when to print money in the US?

  7. Are Social Security payments included in the US GDP calculation?

  8. How can the federal reserve increase aggregate demand?

  9. Are Social Security benefits adjusted for inflation?

  10. How does the stock market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

  11. What is the difference between marginal utility and marginal value?

  12. What assumptions are made when conducting a t-test?

  13. In economics, what is an index number?

  14. What role does the agency problem play in the modern Health Care industry?

  15. When has the United States run its largest trade deficits?

  16. What is the utility function and how is it calculated?

  17. What role do transaction costs play in marginal utility analysis?

  18. How does the bond market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

  19. Which is more important to a nation's economy, the balance of trade or the balance ...

  20. What does marginal utility tell us about consumer choice?

  21. What is the difference between cost and freight (CFR) and cost, insurance and freight ...

  22. What is the marginal utility of income?

  23. What are some of the drawbacks of industrialization?

  24. What is the difference between Cost and Freight (CFR) and Free on Board (FOB)?

  25. What bond indexes follow the supply and demand for junk bonds?

  26. What constitutes a secondary market?

  27. How is the marginal cost of production used to find an optimum production level?

  28. What are the differences between the Federal Funds Rate and LIBOR?

  29. What is the difference between JIT (just in time) and CMI (customer managed inventory)?

  30. What are some examples of Apple and Google's best-selling product lines?

  31. What are some common ways product differentiation is achieved?

  32. What is a negative write-off?

  33. What are the ethical arguments against government subsidies to companies like Tesla?

  34. How can tariffs cause inefficiencies in domestic industries?

  35. How does the landscape of the telecommunications sector in the U.S. compare to Canada?

  36. What is the correlation between inflation and interest rate risk?

  37. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

  38. What are some of the more common types of regressions investors can use?

  39. What types of assets lower portfolio variance?

  40. What role does a correspondent bank play in an international transaction?

  41. How does the risk of investing in the industrial sector compare to the broader market?

  42. How do changes in interest rates affect the spending habits in the economy?

  43. How does a long tail become profitable?

  44. When is it better to use systematic over simple random sampling?

  45. What portion of the global economy is comprised of the telecommunications sector?

  46. Which nations' economies have reserve ratios?

  47. What are some common financial sampling methods?

  48. How autonomous are special administrative regions?

  49. What is the difference between a greenfield investment and a regular investment?

  50. Why would a company decide to utilize H-shares over A-shares in its IPO?

  51. What is the difference between a dominant strategy solution and a Nash equilibrium ...

  52. Which segments of the telecommunications sector have the toughest competition?

  53. What countries are currently considered to be special administrative regions?

  54. How does an investor evaluate an inventory turnover ratio for a retail company?

  55. What does the Nash equilibrium predict?

  56. To what extent is the oil and gas sector dominated by a few major companies?

  57. How can I measure portfolio variance?

  58. How can an investment banker switch to a career in corporate finance?

  59. How does the long-term outlook of the retail sector compare to the broader economy?

  60. What countries are driving most of the growth of the retail sector?

  61. What is the correlation between term structure of interest rates and recessions?

  62. Why would the Federal Reserve change the reserve ratio?

  63. Why have utility stocks become more volatile investments than they were historically?

  64. What portion of the global economy is represented by the retail sector?

  65. What happens if the Federal Reserve lowers the reserve ratio?

  66. How do the returns on municipal bonds compare to those of other bonds?

  67. Who are some real life examples of "doves" in the finance world?

  68. At what stage of the economic cycle should I invest in the utilities sector?

  69. What challenges face infant industries?

  70. What is the average length of the boom and bust cycle in the U.S. economy?

  71. What are the proven ways to ease the effects of hyperinflation?

  72. What option strategies can I use to earn additional income when investing in the ...

  73. What types of expenses are factored into autonomous consumption?

  74. What are the advantages of having fewer distribution channels?

  75. What are some ways to make a distribution channel more efficient?

  76. How successful have "dove" Federal Reserve heads been in the past when it comes to ...

  77. What does it mean when a utility company has a natural monopoly on a market?

  78. What is the default risk of a derivative?

  79. Why did China designated certain territories as special administrative regions?

  80. How strongly does government regulation impact the utilities sector?

  81. Who determines the reserve ratio?

  82. Do negative externalities affect financial markets?

  83. How must banks use the deposit multiplier when calculating their reserves?

  84. Why is the employment figure important to a "dove"

  85. How do you calculate GDP with the income approach?

  86. What are the goals of a "dove" Federal Reserve head?

  87. What are the main factors that drive share prices in the utilities sector?

  88. How does the amount of the principal fluctuate depending on inflation?

  89. What is the difference between term structure and a yield curve?

  90. What is the opposite of a "dove"?

  91. What should I study in school to prepare for a career in corporate finance?

  92. Why is term structure theory of importance to economists?

  93. Why do economists think it is important to track discretionary income?

  94. How do you calculate GDP with the expenditures approach?

  95. What is the difference between earnings and income?

  96. How does the risk of investing in the utilities sector compare to the broader market?

  97. What is the formula for calculating beta?

  98. What is the difference between derivatives and options?

  99. How can I use a regression to see the correlation between prices and interest rates?

  100. How will a value added tax impact the government budget?

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