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  1. What is the difference between consumer surplus and economic surplus?

  2. What does it signify about a given product if the consumer surplus figure for that ...

  3. How does the balance of trade impact currency exchange rates?

  4. How does the balance of trade impact a nation's capital accounts balance?

  5. How do I calculate the production possibility frontier in Excel?

  6. Why do supply shocks occur and who do they negatively affect the most?

  7. What's the difference between Porter's 5 forces and SWOT analysis?

  8. How does contractionary fiscal policy lead to the opposite of the crowding out effect?

  9. Why do MBS (mortgage-backed securities) still exist if they created so much trouble ...

  10. What are the primary reasons stagflation is unlikely to re-occur in the United States?

  11. How can a company or entity challenge the absolute advantage of another company?

  12. What kinds of productivity data does the Bureau of Labor Statistics keep?

  13. What countries have the largest gold reserves?

  14. What is the difference between market risk and country risk?

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

  16. What role does the government play in capitalism?

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

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

  19. How does capitalism work in a mixed economy?

  20. What actions or policies can a government agency take to counteract and end stagflation ...

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

  22. What factors influence a change in demand elasticity?

  23. What factors influence a change in supply elasticity?

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

  25. How do changes in national interest rates affect a currency's value and exchange ...

  26. What are common examples of aggregate demand shocks?

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

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

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

  30. What are some different kinds of expansionary policy?

  31. How are aggregate demand and GDP related?

  32. Should investors worry about the budget deficit?

  33. How does aggregate demand affect price level?

  34. What are some examples of expansionary fiscal policy?

  35. What are some examples of expansionary monetary policy?

  36. How do financial markets react to recessions?

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

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

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

  40. How can a government balance the stimulating effects of increased spending with the ...

  41. What is the formula for calculating gross national product (GDP)?

  42. How does fixed overhead differ from varied overhead?

  43. How much does China's growth affect the price of industrial metals?

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

  45. What is the current yield curve and why is it important?

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

  47. What can cause price deflation?

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

  49. Is a deficit in the balance of payments a bad thing?

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

  51. Should investors care more about microeconomics or macroeconomics?

  52. How did John Maynard Keynes influence business cycle theory?

  53. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

  54. How does fiscal policy impact the budget deficit?

  55. What causes businesses to fail during a downturn in the business cycle?

  56. What are "booms" and "busts" in the business cycle?

  57. What is the difference between real and nominal interest rates?

  58. What does it mean if something is described as "recession-proof?"

  59. Why does unemployment tend to rise during a recession?

  60. What are the best measurements of economic growth

  61. How do different economic schools of thought treat the factors of production?

  62. What is the difference between deflation and disinflation?

  63. What impact would deflation have on the national debt?

  64. What is the relationship between human capital and economic growth?

  65. Why is the multiplier effect associated with Keynesian economics?

  66. Are economic recessions inevitable?

  67. What does the Ricardian Equivalence say about budget deficits?

  68. What other investment metrics are best used in conjunction with net margin?

  69. What factors cause shifts in aggregate demand?

  70. What is the difference between the current account and the capital account?

  71. How does the United States government measure economic growth?

  72. Do budget deficits "crowd out" the market?

  73. What causes recessions?

  74. What's the difference between the current account and the capital account?

  75. How can LIBOR be used as an economic indicator?

  76. Why is LIBOR sometimes referred to as LIBOR ICE?

  77. Where on the internet can I find LIBOR rate information?

  78. How do central banks impact interest rates in the economy?

  79. What economic indicators are important for investing in the financial services sector?

  80. How is comparative advantage used as a justification for free trade policies?

  81. What is the Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle?

  82. How do interest rates coordinate savings and investment in the economy?

  83. Why is PPP (purchasing power parity) controversial?

  84. How important a metric is PPP (purchasing power parity?)

  85. Which developed markets have the greatest exposure to financial services?

  86. What is the difference between GDP and GDP accounting for PPP (purchasing power parity)?

  87. When do economists use real GDP instead of GDP?

  88. Is real GDP a better index of economic performance than GDP?

  89. How is correlation used differently in finance and economics?

  90. Who discovered the law of supply and demand?

  91. Is there a natural rate of cyclical unemployment?

  92. What can policymakers do to decrease cyclical unemployment?

  93. Is economics a science?

  94. When do economists use GNP?

  95. Is cyclical unemployment always due to recessions?

  96. Does cash-on-delivery aid produce better results than a loan?

  97. What are some alternatives to real GDP?

  98. How much of an economy's performance is captured by real GPD?

  99. How does inflation affect the exchange rate between two nations?

  100. Is GNP a valuable metric in a globalized economy?

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