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The Weekend Quiz – May 25-26, 2019

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. As long as employment growth keeps pace with labour force growth, unemployment will not rise.

2. The non-government sector is immediately wealthier if the government matches it deficit with new debt issues compared to a situation where no debt was issued.

3. If net exports are running at 2 per cent of GDP, and the private domestic sector overall is saving an equivalent of 3 per cent of GDP, the government must be running:

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    1. I’m a qualified software engineer with no prior background in economics but getting 3 out of 3 on all these quizzes is making me think I should go back to uni to become a heterodox economist and demount all the neoliberal crap they push. I’m really interested in this sort of stuff now.

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