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1) Workers in one country are more productive than workers in another country because

-they have more complementary factors to work with.

-they have fewer complementary factors to work with.

-they are better motivated and paid.

2) Conservative economists would like to help younger workers get work experience by

-setting up a government jobs program.

-raising the minimum wage rate.

-lowering the minimum wage rate.

-passing a law requiring employers to hire teenagers ahead of older workers who are equally qualified.

3) The Supreme Court's "rule of reason"

-has been applied since the time of the Civil War.

-has been applied since 1945.

-was applied from 1911 to 1945.

-has been applied since 1970.

4) Which is the smallest American labor union?

-United Auto Workers

-The International Brotherhood of Teamsters

-The National Education Association

-The Service Employees International Union

5) The Change to Win coalition recently mounted a national recruiting drive, primarily targeting _______.

-All of these jobs were targeted

-cashiers

-janitors

-dishwashers

6) The demand for labor is

-determined by the supply of labor.

-determined by the wage rate.

-its marginal revenue product schedule.

-higher at lower wage rates.

7) Economic rent is associated with

-low wages.

-agricultural workers.

-factory workers.

-high wages.

8) Which statement is true?

-The most important influence on a firm's demand for a factor of production is the demand for the final product.

-All of the statements are true.

-A firm will keep hiring more and more of a resource up to the point at which its MRP is equal to its price.

-If the MRP of the last worker hired is higher than the wage rate, the firm has hired too few workers.

9) Amelia Earhart's nominal wages rose from $40,000 to $50,000, while the CPI rose by 20%. Her real wages

-rose.

-fell.

-cannot be calculated with the available information.

-stayed the same.

10) Which of the following is NOT an example of a vertical merger?

-The merger of two computer companies

-The merger of an automobile company and a tire company

-The merger of a computer company and a microelectronics chip company

-The merger of a shoe producer and a leather producer

11) The demand for a resource rises as

-its productivity falls and prices of substitutable resources falls.

-its productivity rises and the prices of substitutable resources falls.

-its productivity rises and the relative prices of substitutable resources rises.

-its productivity falls and the relative prices of substitutable resources falls.

12) Interlocking directorates were expressly forbidden under the

-neither the Sherman Act nor the Clayton Act.

-both the Sherman and Clayton Acts.

-Clayton Act.

-Sherman Act.

13) A firm's demand for labor is

-its MRP schedule.

-determined by the going wage rate.

-shaped mainly by the supply of labor.

14) If unions are successful in negotiating a wage higher than the market equilibrium wage, and also guarantee employers that they can hire as many labor hours as they desire per week at the union wage,

-all workers who join the union will be guaranteed a job.

-the quantity of labor demanded will exceed the quantity supplied at the union wage.

-the quantity of labor demanded will equal the quantity supplied at the union wage.

-the quantity of labor demanded will fall short of the quantity supplied at the union wage.

15) Which of the following offers the best example of derived demand?

-An increase in the demand for cars causes an increase in the demand for gasoline.

-An increase in the demand for movie tickets causes an increase in the demand for popcorn.

-A decline in the demand for cars causes an increase in the demand for bus rides.

-An increase in demand for movie tickets causes an increase in the demand for movie theatre workers.

16) A "bill of rights" for union members and a provision of union election procedures were two of the main provisions of the _____ Act.

-Landrum-Griffin

-Sherman Antitrust

-National Labor Relations

-Taft-Hartley

17) The decision to bring suit in an antitrust case is usually made by

-the Supreme Court or a lower federal court.

-the injured party.

-the Department of Commerce.

-the Department of Justice.

18) At its peak labor union membership was about _____% of the labor force.

-35

-45

-15

-25

19) Combinations in restraint of trade are prohibited by

-the Sherman Act.

-the Federal Trade Commission Act.

-The Clayton Act.

20) Which statement is true?

-American manufacturing wages are the highest in the world.

-American manufacturing wage rates are the lowest of any industrial country.

-Our manufacturing wage rates are the second highest in the world.

-None of the statements are true. MICROECONOMIC

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