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## In March 2020, why did stock indices of Asian countries that curbed COVID19 still plummet?

By March 1 2020, both HK and Japan restrained and quelled COVID19, compared to France, USA, UK. Don't hesitate to discuss other countries...

Asked on 01/04/2022 by user4020

## Generating profit by leveraging fluctuations

I was writing some code akin to a sound limiter when it occurred to me that if you could find something fluctuating in price between two extremes (what and when...

## Pure-Strategy Bayesian Nash equilibrium with general common prior

I'm doing a problem set on the subject of Bayesian Nash equilibrium. I'm asked to find the pure-strategy BNE of the following. I've calculated to matrix shown below. My first...

## Does a store suffering increased theft generally cause higher prices?

If a store suffers an increase in theft, will it generally lead to higher prices at that store? My answer is that prices should have already been set to maximize...

## What is an estimate of the value of the world's assets?

Gross world product is on the order of 80E12 \$ per year (PPP). Where can I find an estimate of the net value of the world's assets (companies, properties, infrastructure...)?...

## Comparing relative change for different base value

I need to compare change in employment size for a sample of companies. I could use percentage change, however, the problem with it is that when the base is small,...

## Nelson-Siegel-Svensson parameters provided by the Bundesbank

I am a college student and I have recently learned about Nelson-Siegel-Svensson method which is used by the German Federal Bank to determine the yield curve. I have to generate...

## Does the concept of Capitalism increase the net wealth?

I am currently going through a video by Peter Schiff from the occupy Wallstreet period where he is talking with the protestors at the time. I'm pretty...

## Arrow’s Impossibility & Validity of Social Welfare and Pareto Improvement Analysis

Arrow’s Impossibility states it is impossible to formulate a social ordering (Social Welfare Function) without violating some desirable conditions ( one of the “No dictatorship”, “ Pareto Efficiency”, “Independence...

## How can a government save, if it has deficit?

I am reading an IMF paper about China's debt (link) which says: ❝ Despite a large augmented fiscal deficit of 10 percent, fiscal savings remain higher than...