ps3 - Economics 102 Introductory Macroeconomics - Spring...

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Economics 102 Introductory Macroeconomics - Spring 2005, Professor J. Wissink Problem Set 3 – DUE at the start of class on Monday Feb 28 , 2005 Boxes will be removed ten minutes after the start of class. Remember: We will NOT accept problem sets late. Period. Thanks for minding this policy and not asking if you can hand it in late. Multiple Choice/True and False 1. Tom just bought shares of Google stock for $2,000 and paid a $30 commission to his broker. How did this affect GDP? a) GDP increased by $2030. b) GDP increased by $2000. c) GDP increased by $1970. d) GDP increased by $30. 2. An economy which is experiencing rising rates of unemployment and inflation would be said to be in a period of: a) inflation b) recession c) stagflation d) hyperinflation 3. Which of the following are examples of intermediate goods? (There is more than one in this list.) a) a book written by your favorite author purchased by you b) dough bought by a housewife to bake a cake for her daughter’s birthday c) dough bought by a chef to bake a cake at his restaurant d) a set of screwdrivers purchased by a small firm e) wood purchased by a professional carpenter 4. True or False and EXPLAIN: The $15,000 spent by a furniture firm in replenishing their inventories is not counted in GDP since it is neither consumption, nor investment, nor government expenditures. 5. True or False and EXPLAIN: The income of foreigners working in the U.S. is counted in the U.S. GNP as long as those foreigners work for a U.S. company. 6.
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