PP_Slides_Class_25_Wednesday_April_16

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Good Morning!! Class 25 Wednesday, April 16

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1. Which formula is correct? a. (nominal amount * real amount) *100 = CPI b. (real amount / nominal amount) * 100 = CPI c. (nominal amount * CPI) = real amount d. (nominal amount / CPI) * 100 = real amount
($24,000 / 51.63) * 100 =$46,484 $24,000 in 1986, the amount of damage 51.63 CPI for Feb 1986 in Feb 2008$ $46,484 the 1986 amount of damage in Feb 2008$

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All the same: (nom GDP / real GDP) * 100 = GDP defl (nom GDP / GDP defl) * 100 = real GDP (nom am’t / real am’t) * 100 = CPI (nom am’t / CPI) * 100 = real am’t
until World War I, tariff was the U.S. main source of federal revenue prior to the end of World War II, average tariff was 40%, now down to 4% quotas generate no federal (tax) revenue

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U.S. Tariffs, 1820-2005
Tariff affects all foreign sellers equally: efficient foreign producers can pay the tariff more easily than the inefficient foreign producers Quotas affect foreign sellers differentially: this may allow inefficient foreign producers to export at a lower price than efficient foreign producers

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2. A balance of trade deficit exists when a. net exports are negative b. net exports are positive c. exports equal imports d. exports exceed imports

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U.S. Balance of Trade (billions of dollars)

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## This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course ECON 202 taught by Professor Amsler during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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