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Topics for applied macro economics final exam 1- Assess the state of the US economy today. Use appropriate statistical data to support your position. 2- What has happened to the unemployment and the jobs lost/created this past year? What do you think will happen to the unemployment picture in the next few months? Why? 3- What has been the trend in the exchange rate of the value of the US dollar? How is this determined and how will this affect the US economy? 1- the value of the $ in the US is determined by what it can buy and therefore it is affected by the price level. If prices go up, then the value goes down because you can buy less with it 2- the value of the $ on international markets is determined by the demand and the supply of dollars
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4- What has happened to the price of oil in the past couple of years? Why?
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5- Based on the assigned article, how does the EU labor market differ from the US? Discuss the pro and cons.
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course ECON 220 taught by Professor Ramoo during the Fall '10 term at Diablo Valley College.

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