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Daily quiz-19 (03/09): Print your name and ID in BLOCK letters.
Q1. In 2006, the imaginary nation of Viloxia had a population of 5,000 and real GDP
of 500,000. In 2007 it had a population of 5,100 and real GDP of 520,200. Calculate
the percentage change in real GDP per capita of Viloxia from 2006 to 2007.
Ans: Real GDP per capita rose by 2% .
Q2. Dilbert’s Incorporated produced 5,000,000 units of accounting software in 2004.
At the start of 2005 the pointy-haired boss reduced total annual hours of
employment from 10,000 to 8,000 and production was 4,800,000. Calculate the
percentage change in productivity from 2004 to 2005.
Ans: Productivity rose by 20%.
Q3. Denote as foreign direct investment or foreign portfolio investment:
a. An American opens and operates a candy factory in Finland, Ans: foreign
direct investment
b. An American buys the stocks of a candy factory in Finland, Ans: foreign
portfolio investment

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