The Governments Economic Role Discussion Essay Assignment
The government has come to play a large role in the economy in contemporary U.S. capitalism. How can one explain the expansion of the government’s economic role? What classes and groups have benefited from this expansion? In particular, How is the capitalist class able to exercise influence over state policy despite being a small minority of the population?
What effect does a capitalist economic system tend to have on the natural environment? Carefully explain why it has these effects. Discuss the various possible methods to solve global climate change.
Assignment Questions: (Marks: 10)
1): According to the expectations theory, if the one year rate today is 6% and the two year rate today is 7%, what is the market expecting the one year rate to be one year from now?
2): A new-issue municipal bond is priced to yield 3 percent. If you are in the 33 percent tax bracket, what yield would you need to earn on a taxable bond to be indifferent?
Q3: The following table represent the worst losses for ABC company. If number of days in past period is 160 days and the confidence level is 95 percent, what is the historical Var?