Assignment 1:total words answers is 500 words as the previous
assignment uploaded last week.
What is the purpose of the IMF and why might the IMF be
called the “lender of last resort”? Discuss how three of the tools
they use for establishing economic stability in a country (Do not take the
answers directly out of the text. There is much more to how the IMF
establishes economic stability in a country than “surveillance”)?
- Choose one of the World
Bank’s present projects (from the website) and tell how it will benefit
Country A has a stable currency and does substantial
business with country B. The following is a history of recent exchange rates,
given country A’s rate is a constant 1:
Date Country B Exchange
April 1 240:1
May 1 255:1
June 1 310: 1
July 1 315: 1
What is happening here? How will a company in Country
A purchase products from a company in Country B if it takes three months for
the order to go thru?
Which is more
conducive to international trade, the fixed or the floating exchange
A: If one Euro = $1.57 and one US dollar = 45
Mexican pesos, how many euros are there is 245 Mexican pesos?
B. Explain the “Big Mac Index” and
how it serves to indicate Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) among countries. (P.
331-6) An example will help.
Why has the global capital market grown so rapidly
recently? Do you expect it to continue to grow?
What are the risks that might be associated with investing in the Global
2: France project Paper continued ( 8
always about France Country
There, it will be a list
consisting of an economic assessment of that country (France) including
relative inflation, history of economic trends and predictors for the
future. 6-8 items will be sufficient
here in the same power point format as in previous assignments