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  1. What happens when inflation and unemployment are positively correlated?

  2. What's the difference between cyclical unemployment and seasonal unemployment?

  3. How did moral hazard impact the financial crisis of 2007-08?

  4. Why is productivity an important concept in economics?

  5. What are the economic impacts of specialization?

  6. How do changes in aggregate demand affect output?

  7. How does capitalism work in a mixed economy?

  8. What role does the government play in capitalism?

  9. How are capitalism and private property related?

  10. How does price elasticity affect supply?

  11. What actions or policies can a government agency take to counteract and end stagflation in an economy?

  12. What are specialization and comparative advantage in international trade?

  13. What are the three major economic components necessary for stagflation to occur?

  14. What country has the richest middle class?

  15. Where did the term "capitalism" come from?

  16. What are the main arguments in favor of the privatization of public goods?

  17. Who sets the global standard to stop money laundering and how is it implemented?

  18. What countries represent the largest portion of the global metals and mining sector worldwide?

  19. Why does fighting money laundering reduce overall crime?

  20. How do fiscal and monetary policies affect aggregate demand?

  21. How long should an expansionary economic policy be implemented?

  22. How are international investment banking practices regulated?

  23. What is the point of agricultural subsidies?

  24. What does the Fisher Effect say about nominal interest rates?

  25. Which is more effective: expansionary fiscal policy or expansionary monetary policy?

  26. What are the key differences between stagflation and hyperinflation?

  27. What is the difference between a command economy and a shadow economy?

  28. What factors influence a change in demand elasticity?

  29. Who uses bills of exchange?

  30. What factors influence a change in supply elasticity?

  31. How does the law of supply and demand affect the housing market?

  32. What are common examples of aggregate demand shocks?

  33. How does the Private Sector Adjustment Factor (PSAF) affect competition in the private-sector?

  34. What is a deflationary spiral?

  35. How does the law of supply and demand affect the stock market?

  36. What are some different kinds of expansionary policy?

  37. What are the implications of a high Federal Funds Rate?

  38. How does aggregate demand affect price level?

  39. How are aggregate demand and GDP related?

  40. What are the main problems with a JIT (just in time) production strategy?

  41. Should investors worry about the budget deficit?

  42. What are some examples of ceteris paribus arguments in economics?

  43. What makes command economies fail?

  44. Why is free enterprise often associated with being politically conservative?

  45. Why have most modern nations evolved into free market economies?

  46. What are some examples of expansionary monetary policy?

  47. What are the implications of comparative advantage as it relates to international trade?

  48. What are some examples of expansionary fiscal policy?

  49. How do financial markets react to recessions?

  50. How do tariffs protect infant industries?

  51. Why are monopolistic markets inefficient?

  52. How does volume relate to economies of scale?

  53. What are some examples of inelastic goods and services that are not affected by the law of supply and demand?

  54. What is the difference between comparative advantage and absolute advantage?

  55. Why is there a negative correlation between quantity demanded and price?

  56. How does the law of supply and demand affect prices?

  57. Which countries run the largest budget deficits?

  58. In what context is a corporation considered to be an individual entity?

  59. What are the arguments against using ceteris paribus assumptions in economics?

  60. Is industrialization good for the economy?

  61. Why are microeconomic models different in the short run than the long run

  62. How can a government balance the stimulating effects of increased spending with the crowding out effect?

  63. What transactions are included in a country's balance of payments?

  64. What's the difference between diminishing marginal returns and returns to scale?

  65. Is it better for a company to have fixed or variable costs?

  66. What kinds of securities are influenced most by systematic risk?

  67. What are some advantages of a market economy over other types of economies?

  68. What is the difference between hypothetical isolation and substantive isolation of ceteris paribus?

  69. What's does the current account have to do with the trade balance?

  70. Is it possible for a country to have a comparative advantage in everything?

  71. What economic measures can be taken to encourage free enterprise?

  72. What is the difference between a command economy and a mixed economy?

  73. How does the stock market affect gross domestic product (GDP)?

  74. How does a government decide what industries to subsidize?

  75. What is the difference between disposable income and discretionary income?

  76. What are the long-term economic effects of a negative current account?

  77. What is the difference between ceteris paribus and mutatis mutandis?

  78. How is break-even analysis affected by economies of scale?

  79. What can cause price deflation?

  80. How were nominal interest rates in the economy set before the Federal Reserve?

  81. What is the difference between asset-price inflation and economic growth?

  82. How does the Federal Government track the business cycle?

  83. How does monetary policy impact the cost of debt?

  84. What are the implications of a low Federal Funds Rate?

  85. What does a strong null hypothesis mean?

  86. Does the law of demand in economics describe real human behavior?

  87. What is human capital and how is it used?

  88. Are there any exceptions to the law of demand in economics?

  89. Why are price and quantity inversely related according to the law of demand?

  90. What is the impact of inflation on liquid assets?

  91. Is Pareto Efficiency the same thing as perfect competition?

  92. Do all economists believe in perfect competition?

  93. How does disposable income influence the marginal propensity to consume (MPC)?

  94. To what extent can a government intervene in a market economy?

  95. What safeguards exist to prevent the abuse of power in a market economy?

  96. What inputs are considered to be factors of production?

  97. How are investment banks regulated in the United States?

  98. What impact does industrialization have on wages?

  99. What is the difference between moral hazard and morale hazard?

  100. How can marginal utility explain the 'diamond/water paradox'?

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