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The Weekend Quiz – February 29-March 1, 2020

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.

Quiz #571

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

Sorry, quiz 571 is now closed.

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