B inflation will be generated in the economy. C the country will suffer a trade deficit. D the marginal propensity to save will be negative. 24 Which row correctly identifies net leakages from the circular flow of income? trade surplus (exports - imports) government budget deficit (government spending - taxes) private sector surplus (saving - investment) A B C D
10 © UCLES 2016 9708/32/O/N/16 25 The table shows the levels of consumption expenditure and savings for given family incomes. disposable family income ($) consumption expenditure ($) savings ($) 2000 2150 –150 3000 3100 –100 4000 4000 0 5000 4850 150 6000 5650 350 7000 6380 620 Over the range of disposable income shown, as income rises the marginal propensity to consume A falls and then rises. B falls continuously. C rises and then falls. D rises continuously. 26 What would cause an increase in the transactions demand for money? A a fall in the price of bonds B an increase in nominal national income C an increase in the rate of interest D an increase in unemployment 27 Government economic advisers disagree over the relative impact of fiscal and monetary controls. What is most likely to be the first stage at which a time lag will occur? A in the introduction of the chosen policy B in the operational effectiveness of the policy C in the recognition of the existence of the problem D in the selection of the appropriate policy
11 © UCLES 2016 9708/32/O/N/16 28 What has not accompanied global economic growth over the last twenty five years? A a depletion of non-renewable resources B decreased international trade C growing urbanisation D increased atmospheric pollution 29 Which policy pursued by a central bank represents a contractionary monetary policy? A a reduction in the interest rate at which it will lend to banks B a reduction in the minimum cash to deposit ratios of banks C the purchase of foreign currency to influence the country’s exchange rate D the sale of government bonds in the open market 30 Which policy’s principal aim is to ensure sound public finances? A environmental policy B fiscal policy C monetary policy D supply-side policy
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