186) By offering more generous unemployment insurance programs, European countries can expectA) workers to gain new skills quickly in response to fluctuations in the labor market.B) to pay less in taxes than in the United States.C) shorter periods of unemployment for their workers.D) longer periods of unemployment for their workers.Answer: D186)Page Ref: 752/370Learning Outcome: Macro-14: Identify different types and measures of unemployment and discuss its causes.187) Which of the following is an example of the way the financial markets in the United States canencourage technological progress more efficiently than other countries?187)Page Ref: 752/370Learning Outcome: Macro-4: Explain the sources of productivity growth.45
188) The economic growth model predicts that188)Page Ref: 747/365Learning Outcome: Macro-17: Discuss the fundamentals of key macroeconomic theories.189) Empirical evidence from 1960 to 2011 shows that convergence in economic growth is occurring inwhich of the following cases?189)Page Ref: 748/366Learning Outcome: Macro-16: Discuss the obstacles to development in developing countries and ways toaddress those obstacles.190) Which of the following countries actually experienced negative economic growth from 1960 to2011?A) SingaporeB) IsraelC) MalaysiaD) NigerAnswer: D190)Page Ref: 748/366Learning Outcome: Macro-16: Discuss the obstacles to development in developing countries and ways toaddress those obstacles.
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