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The Weekend Quiz – February 29-March 1, 2020

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Welcome to The Weekend Quiz. The quiz tests whether you have been paying attention or not to the blog posts that I post. See how you go with the following questions. Your results are only known to you and no records are retained. 1. Estimates of the structural fiscal balances are typically based on overly pessimistic estimates of potential GDP and thus should be disregarded.TrueFalse2. For a nation with a strong terms of trade (and external surplus), it is wise for the government to run fiscal surpluses and accumulate them in a sovereign fund to create more future space for non-inflationary spending.TrueFalse3. A currency-issuing government, that is, one that issues its own floating currency never faces solvency risk with respect to the debt it issues.TrueFalse

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Welcome to The Weekend Quiz. The quiz tests whether you have been paying attention or not to the blog posts that I post. See how you go with the following questions. Your results are only known to you and no records are retained.

1. Estimates of the structural fiscal balances are typically based on overly pessimistic estimates of potential GDP and thus should be disregarded.



2. For a nation with a strong terms of trade (and external surplus), it is wise for the government to run fiscal surpluses and accumulate them in a sovereign fund to create more future space for non-inflationary spending.



3. A currency-issuing government, that is, one that issues its own floating currency never faces solvency risk with respect to the debt it issues.





Bill Mitchell
Bill Mitchell is a Professor in Economics and Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. He is also a professional musician and plays guitar with the Melbourne Reggae-Dub band – Pressure Drop. The band was popular around the live music scene in Melbourne in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The band reformed in late 2010.

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