Principles of Macroeconomics Exam Three Study Guide Chapter 2: What is a PPF? Why are some PPF’s ‘bowed out’? What does a ‘straight’ PPF imply? Identify inefficient, efficient and unattainable points on a PPF. How do we demonstrate economic growth/technological change on a PPF? Define: absolute advantage, comparative advantage, specialization. Can you solve for comparative advantage? Based on CA figures, can you specify a price range that will be agreeable to both parties? Does every country have a comparative advantage in some activity? Explain. How should countries identify activities that they should specialize in?. Chapter 29: What is the difference between open and closed economies? What is the balance of payments (be sure to mention the current account, capital account, financial account)? Define net foreign investment (NFI). Why is the balance of payments always equal to zero? Define nominal exchange rate and real exchange rate. Can you calculate real exchange rates? Demonstrate the market for foreign exchange using a supply and demand diagram. What could cause these curves to shift? What does it mean when a currency appreciates? Depreciates? Are all exchange rates set by markets? Explain. Be sure that you can derive an equation that relates NFI to NX. How can a budget deficit affect NX and NFI? What are the twin deficits? Why is the US the world’s largest debtor? Is this a problem? Explain why or why not (p. 1022). Explain how the impact of monetary and fiscal policy are affected by international trade. Chapter 30: What is an exchange rate? How are floating and fixed exchanges
Study Guide: Module/Week 1
Day Assignment Est. Time to Complete Point Value
M Read Syllabus and Course ScheduleComplete CRC
Watch Introduction to HIUS 221 Video
Complete Class Introductions DB 20 minutes
30 minutes 10 points
T Watch Introduction to Module Video
Read McClay: pages 1–35
Read Textbook Chapter 1
Complete Chapter 1 Study Plan (MyHistoryLab) – See Additional Materials folder 10 minutes
1 hour 20 minutes
1 hour W Read Textbook Chapter 2, pages…
The Nottingham Bluecoat School and Technology College Post 16 Centre
Independent study guide 2011-12
Help make the jump from GCSE to Post-16 study with these suggested study tasks from your teachers.
Post-16 Independent study guide
“What determines your success at GCSE is how hard you work in your lessons. What determines your success at A Level is how hard you work outside of lessons.” Across the country GCSE results have steadily been rising over the past few years. Some people put this…
HSM340 Midterm Study Guide
YOU MAY WANT TO PRINT THIS GUIDE.
1. The Midterm is "open book, open notes." The maximum time you can spend in the exam is three hours. If you have not clicked the Submit for Grade button by then, you will be automatically exited from the exam. In the Midterm environment, the Windows clipboard is disabled, and so you still will not be able to copy exam questions or answers to or from other applications.
2. You should click the Save Answers button in the exam frequently…
Midterm Exam Study Guide
The midterm will be open notes, but NOT open computer. Anything you have handwritten you may bring to class. You may bring any documents to class as long as they are marked with your notes.
Format: 2 out of 3 short answer; 1 out of 2 essays
Short Answers will be derived from the following terms, people and events. Answers should identify the term and, most importantly, identify its significance (use your analytical skills to draw out why its important). Answers do…
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Sociology Study Guide
1.) Functionalists and New Rights view the family as POSITIVE.
They believe that the family:
offers a warm bath to sink into
benefits children and parents.
the nuclear family is private and self-contained w/ little contact with community
(Parsons) functions of the family: reproduction, economic maintenance
(Fletcher) family functions: teaches family members the roles they’ll play.
CRITICISMS: ‘rose colored spectacle…
Seventh Edition, 2013
BAM 411 Human Resource Management
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2nd Semester Final Exam Study Guide
1. Evolution: change in a species over time; process of biological change by which descendents come to differ from their ancestors. Speciation: evolution of two or more species from one ancestral species
2. Natural Selection: mechanism by which individuals that have inherited beneficial adaptations produce more offspring on average than do other individuals; Artificial Selection: process by which humans modify a species by breeding it for certain traits
BA 491: BUSINESS STRATEGY AND POLICY
Midterm Review and Study Guide
The exam will cover all lecture material, assigned readings and cases since the beginning of the term. Be sure you have familiarized yourself with each of the articles and cases we have read.
Since this is a capstone course which has some required textbook reading, be forewarned that there may be a few areas in these chapters that we have not gone over in class in depth that will be on the test. In terms…