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5.Abby consumes only apples. In year 1, red apples cost $1 each, green apples cost $2 each, and Abby buys 10 red apples. In year 2, red apples cost $2, green apples cost $1, and Abby buys 10 green apples.a.Compute CPI of apples for year 2, assuming year 1 is base year.
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b.Compute Abby’s nominal spending on apples in each year. How does it change from year 1 to year 2?
c.Using year 1 as base year, compute Abby’s real spending on apples in eachyear. How does that change from year 1 to year 2?
d.Compute the GDP deflator in each year and analyze it.
6.Increases in real GDP are often interpreted as increases in welfare. What are someof the problems with this interpretation? Which do you think is the biggest problem with it and why?

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