Midterms303 - UGS 303 FINAL EXAM D Hamermesh Code the multiple-choice questions on the scantron and mark them on your test sheet too Exam answers

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UGS 303 FINAL EXAM May 14, 2009 D. Hamermesh Code the multiple-choice questions on the scantron and mark them on your test sheet too. Exam answers will be posted on my website tomorrow. You have 2 hours for this exam. Grades will be available no later than Tuesday, May 20. If you have any questions about them, please hold them until after June 20. I will not answer emails, snail mails or phone calls about grades until then. ANSWERS: 1-10 b c b d e d e a a b 11-20 d d b c c d a c c a 21-30 e a or c d c c a b d b c 31-40 b d d c c a a b d d 41-50 b b a a d c c c e c 1. In a society where the number of men is ____ the number of women, we expect men to get _____ of the gains from marriage. a. much smaller than; less b. much smaller than; more c. about the same as; more d. much larger than; about the same 2. Evidence suggests that the prices prostitutes charge INCREASE as: a. The number of women around increases. b. The number of men decreases. c. Their occupational risks increase. d. None of the above. 3. The relationship between looks and earnings is: a. Stronger for women than men. b. Stronger for men than women. c. About the same for men and women. 4. A Pareto optimum is a. The best possible outcome. b. An outcome where somebody is doing the best they can. c. An outcome where you could make someone better off without harming anyone else. d. An outcome where to make someone better off you have to harm someone else. 5 Polygamy, polyandry and polygyny mean multiple _______ respectively. a. husbands, spouses, and wives b. spouses, wives, and husbands c. husbands, wives and spouses d. wives, spouses and husbands e. spouses, husbands, and wives 6. Economic theory predicts that people will have _______ sex partners per year as they get older. This is factually _______. a. more, incorrect. b. more, correct. c. fewer, incorrect. d. fewer, correct.
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7. In a matching market, we’d expect moving from six to twelve participants to _______ the number of matches and moving from 6,000 to 12,000 would probably _______ a. more than double; more than double b. more than double; less than double c. about double; more than double d. about double; about double e. more than double; about double 8. A matching agreement is more likely to unravel when there is ____ uncertainty on both sides of the market, and when people are ____ bothered by risk. a. more; more b. more; less c. less; more d. less; less 9. Which of the following is the LEAST likely to be attractive? a. A robber b. A doctor c. A model d. A teacher e. A candlestick maker 10. The replacement birthrate is about __________ births per woman: a. 1.8 b. 2.1 c. 2.4 d. 2.7 e. 3.0 11. Which of the following is or are true? i. The fertility rate among Black Americans is about the same as among White Americans. ii. The fertility rate among Asian Americans is about the same as among White Americans.
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Midterms303 - UGS 303 FINAL EXAM D Hamermesh Code the multiple-choice questions on the scantron and mark them on your test sheet too Exam answers

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