Economics Exam 2

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if TFC is $2,000 and AVC is $10, a firm producing 1000 units of its product has total costs of _____.
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An externality is
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Assuming that the discount rate is equal to 4%, what is the present value of $500,000 to be received two years from today?
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The difference between "voting" in the market system and voting in the political system is primarily that:
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Joe runs a restaurant. He pays his employees $200,000 per year. His ingredients cost him $50,000 per year. Prior to running his restaurant, Joe was a lawyer earning $150,000 per year. What would economists say is Joe's economic cost of running a restaurant?
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Assuming a discount rate equal to 4%, what is the present value of $300 to be received two years from today?
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Which of the following is TRUE about the short run?
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Which of the following is a benefit of the free market price system?
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Which of the following is easiest to start?
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Accounting profit can be calculated as
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If marginal utility from consuming a good or service is zero, total utility is
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The smaller the size of a county/city/village, the greater is the percentage of the budget spent, on average, on the following budget line item:
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If a person goes to college to get an academic degree so that she is able to put her degree initials on her business card later in life and feel accomplished, we would say that this pride feeling is ______ of the higher education and academic degree.
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What is your economics professor name?
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You deposit $5,000 in a high-yield savings account. The annual interest rate you earn is 5%. Assuming monthly compounding, you will have approximately $______ after three years
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The rational ignorance effect primarily refers to
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Which of the following would be a variable cost to an automobile manufacturing firm?
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Which of the following is an example of something that economists would consider a cost but accountants would not?
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If a firm does not produce any output, it's:
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When price elasticity of demand is 1.25, consumers are
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The addition to total cost that results from employing one additional unit of a resource is called
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Suppose that in a month the per pound of Raspberries increase from $3.00 to $3.75. At the same time, the quantity of Raspberries decreases from 200 to 180 units. The price elasticity of demand is
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Which of the following best describes the economic concept of a "free rider" problem?
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As output increases average variable cost
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The present value of a sum to be received in the future is smaller
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If Susan discount rate is 2%, her perspective between the present and the future is such that she
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Average product is
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A firm achieves constant returns to scale:
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The marginal cost curve will pass upward through the minimum point of the:
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The firm negotiates a new agreement with its workers for lower wages. The ATC curve should be _____ and the AFC curve should be ______ after the agreement goes into effect.
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Compound interest is
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A third party effect from an externality from a free to the public classic car show is more likely to accuse to
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If marginal utility from consuming a good or service is negative, total utility is
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The principal agent problem as discussed in class is primarily about
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An example of a public good is
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If MU(1)/P(1) > MU(2)/P(2), the consumer can equally the marginal utilities per dollar by
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The process of "rent seeking" is socially wasteful because
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In the long run, the firm's total cost equals:
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How is utility defined as?
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A stock is
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If two units of a good provide 7 utils and the marginal utility of the third unit of the good is 2 utils, what is the total utility from consuming three units of the good?
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The net present value and benefit-cost ratio measures
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When a firms MC increases quickly as it expands output due to a price rise for the goods it sells, then that firm is
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Implicit cost could be equated to
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When does a firms average variable cost exceed the average total cost?
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John has eaten another potato chip and his total utility did not change. This means that John's marginal utility for the additional potato chip is
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A club good is a good that is
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Sunk cost
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We utilize discounting in order to obtain the present value of a future amount of money
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The greatest advantage of a corporation is