AECO 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Spring 2010
Instructor: Yangyi Shan
Reminder: final exam schedule: Monday May 10 – 1pm3pm in LC 2.
Homework Assignment 6
Due Day: May 04, 2010 at the beginning of lecture
Instructions:
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Please write your name, student ID on the first page.
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Please show your work.
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Please put your answers in the order of the questions
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Please staple your homework
1. (20 points) A firm believes that the relationship between the real wage it pays and the effort exerted by its
workers is given by the following table.
Real Wage Effort
(E)
10
20
11
24
12
27
13
29
The marginal product of labor for this firm is given by
MPN = E
(100 
N
)/9, where E is the effort
level and N is the marginal product of labor.
(a.) If the firm can pay only one of the 4 real wage levels shown in the table, what real wage will it pay? How
many workers will it employ?
(b) Suppose that a big influx of workers enters the town, willing to work at a real wage of 10. How would
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