Of the four factors in economic theory that relate to productivity – physical capital, human capital, natural resources, and technology – which do you believe is the key factor which relates to productivity and hence economic growth? Please explain your answer. Does Mankiw state which factor may be the most important in Chapter 12 of the course textbook?
#7 Government Debt and the Economy ( Professor Rebuttal)
The U.S. economys current debt-to-GDP ratio is presently over 100%. Does this mean that the U.S. economy is effectively bankrupt due to the size of the federal governments public debt in relation to the size of the economy? Why or why not? Please find a source or sources to support your
#8 The Efficient Markets Hypothesis (Professor Rebuttal)
Please research (find one or more sources) and discuss the two main schools of thought regarding investing in the financial markets: fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Which school would support the concept of a random walk and the stock markets? How would the opposing school respond to the criticism of a random walk and its application to stock performance?