Solutions Homework 3
May 29, 2011
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1. Duration and Maturity for Discount Bonds. A bond that makes semi-annual
payments, has Yield to Maturity of 20% and coupo
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Problem 1
This problem is inspired by the research of my wife, Alisha Holland, for her di
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Problem 1
Part a)
The constant elasticity of substitution production function with degree
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Part a)
1
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By symmetry, N of the population joins each culture. The distance b
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Problem 1
I divide my sample response into four parts, corresponding to each of the rst t
Problem Set 6
Price Theory and Market Design, Fall 2012
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This problem set is due at the beginning of the optional class on Tuesday, December 4.
1. (35 points) This problem extends the anal
Problem Set 5
Price Theory and Market Design, Fall 2012
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This problem set is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, November 20.
1. (22 points) This problem is based on a discussion giv
Problem Set 4
Price Theory and Market Design, Fall 2012
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This problem set is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, November 13.
1. (35 points) Suppose that in a developing country, the
Problem Set 3
Price Theory and Market Design, Fall 2012
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This problem set is due at the beginning of class on Thursday, October 25.
1. (36 points) Suppose there are two final commodities (
Problem Set 2
Price Theory and Market Design, Fall 2012
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This problem set is due at the beginning of class on Thursday, October 18.
1. (40 points) Throughout this problem, individuals live
Problem Set 1
Price Theory and Market Design, Fall 2012
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This problem set is due at the beginning of class on Thursday, October 11.
1. (25 points) By reading through their abstracts and ma
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Price Theory and Market Design
E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago
Fall 2012
True, False or Uncertain
1)
True. The fact that substitutes and complements for pork belly
Midterm Exam
Price Theory and Market Design
Fall 2012
Eric Glen Weyl
Exam takers name:
This exam will be distributed electronically at the 10pm Friday November 2 and due
10pm Sunday November 4; you wi
Solutions Homework 6
May 29, 2011
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1. Buy the underlying stock or the Call? Suppose you think that Wal-Marts
stock is going to appreciate substantially in val
Solutions Homework 4
May 29, 2011
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1. Portfolio arithmetics. Consider the case of two assets 1 and 2 with expected
returns 6% and 14% and standard deviations
Sample solution for Final Exam
Price Theory and Market Design
E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago
Fall 2012
True, False or Uncertain
1)
True. Optimal tax rates are very similar to optimal two-part tari
Final Exam
Price Theory and Market Design
Fall 2012
Eric Glen Weyl
Exam takers name:
This exam will be distributed electronically at the 10pm Friday December 7 and due
10pm Sunday December 9; you will
Sample solutions for Problem Set 6
Price Theory and Market Design
E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago
Fall 2012
Problem 1
Part a)
If an individual has w < (>)p the cheapest way for her to obtain the go
Sample solutions for Problem Set 5
Price Theory and Market Design
E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago
Fall 2012
Problem 1
Part a)
The Internet makes it much easier for consumers to shop for the product