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How an Investor Should Understand Volatility...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

Volatility clustering is defined as the tendency of large changes in prices of financial assets to cluster together resulting in persistence of volatility.



Do You Know What the Dow Jones Industrial...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

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Introduction to Marginal Analysis

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

A look at the use of marginal analysis in economics. An article for students new to economics.



Money in the U.S. Economy

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

An examination of the role money plays in the U.S. economy.



Laissez-faire Versus Government Intervention

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

A look at the dichotomy between laissez-faire economics and governnment intervention.



The American Economy at the End of the 20th...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

The United States entered the 21st century with an economy that was bigger, and by many measures more successful, than ever.



What Are the Different Types of Taxes?

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article introduces different types of taxes and discusses some of the specific features of each.



Corner Solutions - Glossary - Dictionary...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

Corner Solutions Defined - A Dictionary Definition of Corner Solutions



Helpful Tips to Ace that Econ Exam

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

How To Study For Your Economics Exam. Tips on how to study for your economics exam that is a few weeks away as well as tips on how to cram the night before, if necessary. Page 2.



What Is a Monopoly?

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article explains what a monopoly is and outlines the different ways that an economy can give rise to monopolies.



What Is the Difference Between Relative PPP and...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

Relative PPP vs. Absolute PPP. Definitions and descriptions. What Is the Difference Between Relative PPP and Absolute PPP?



Introduction to Demand in Economics

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article introduces the concept of economic demand.



The Cotton Gin, the Western Frontier, and the...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

The U.S. economy was in growth mode in the 19th century. Learn more about the growth of the early American economy with this look at westward expansion.



Introduction to Price Discrimination

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article explains what price discrimination is and outlines the conditions necessary for price discrimination to exist.



Is the Canadian Dollar Going Up in Value, or Is...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

Article answers the question: I’ve noticed that the Canadian Dollar has increased in value quite a bit relative to the U.S. Dollar over the last few months. I was wondering if this was because the Canadian Dollar is doing well, or because the U.S. Dollar is doing poorly?



The 1990s and Beyond

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

An examination of the American economy during the 1990s.



Submartingale

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

A kind of stochastic process, in which the expected value of next period's value, as projected, is greater than or equal to the current period's value.



Introduction to Purchasing-Power Parity

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article introduces the concept of purchasing-power parity and explains why purchasing-power parity might not hold in practice.



Public Goods, Common Resources, and Club Goods

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article outlines the different types of goods that can exist when property rights are not well-defined.



Impact of Globalisation on Developing Countries...

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

Impact of Globalisation on Developing Countries and India



The Federal Reserve System

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article explains what the Federal Reserve is and what function it serves in the economy.



What Does "Hedonic" Mean in an Economic Context?

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Introduction to Average and Marginal Product

2017-01-22T11:03:13Z

This article introduces the concept of marginal product and discusses some common properties of this measure.