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Unformatted text preview: Econ 100B (Grossman)Winter 2010 Practice questions for final exam With answers March 9, 2010 If you can do the bluebook questions from the two midterms, plus these practice questions, you should be in good shape for the bluebook/freeresponse section of the final. The questions that will be on the exam have been designed so that the numbers typically work out relatively nicely. I havent taken such care here, so dont be surprised or scared if you get less nice numbers. 1. Consider an exchange economy consisting of two people, A and B , endowed with two goods, 1 and 2. The endowments are A = (0 , 5) and B = (5 , 5). Preferences are given by U A ( x 1 ,x 2 ) = x 2 1 x 2 and U B ( x 1 ,x 2 ) = x 1 x 2 . Find the competitive equilibrium prices and allocations. Answer : x A = (10 / 7 , 5 / 3), x B = (25 / 7 , 25 / 3) and p = (7 / 3 , 1) (or any scalar multiple of these prices)....
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