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The Weekend Quiz – July 31-August 1, 2021

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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. Larger fiscal deficits as a percentage of GDP mean that there are less real resources available for other productive uses.TrueFalse2. For a nation running an external deficit, income adjustments will ensure government will record a deficit if the domestic private sector seeks to increase its saving overall as a percentage of GDP.TrueFalse3. The payment of a positive return on overnight reserves held by the commercial banks equal to the current policy rate will tend increase the overall level of reserves held by the latter (ignore any reserve

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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.

The Weekend Quiz – July 31-August 1, 2021

1. Larger fiscal deficits as a percentage of GDP mean that there are less real resources available for other productive uses.



2. For a nation running an external deficit, income adjustments will ensure government will record a deficit if the domestic private sector seeks to increase its saving overall as a percentage of GDP.



3. The payment of a positive return on overnight reserves held by the commercial banks equal to the current policy rate will tend increase the overall level of reserves held by the latter (ignore any reserve requirements).





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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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