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micro 1 gst in 2005 and its effect on different types of goods developments in modern technology impact on dd and ss of recorded music large changes in the price of crude oil and should producer or consumer bear the costs fall in the price of sugar and effects on canned drinks price mechanism, allocation of resources efficiently

elasticity of demand of cars, effect of increase in cost of production and rise in income rational decision making and efficient allocation of resources  
micro 2 firms pricing and output decision firms pricing and output decision very popular band price discrimination and problems in determining prices retailers in singapore are they oligopoly or MC effects of an aging population in sg online shopping, impact on consumer and producers URA announced prices of private residential rose by 1.3% in third qtr 2011 discuss the ss and dd factors and importance in determining the reported changes in prices in property in singapore  
micro 3 reference to examples, is there a need for govt to deal with mkt failure caused by externalities assess the policies currently used by the SG govt to correct market failure govt intervention in market due to market dominance, is it the major cause in singapore? entry to museum to UK is free while in japan is ver expensive, assess the economic case effect of recession on different types of firms decrease in subsidy of university fees in 2010 – is it justified? extent which firms with high level of competition are more vulnerable in recession than firms in less competitive industries  
macro 1 is fiscal policy the most effect way for singapore to sustain a successful economy most appropriate policies to encourage both actual and potential growth   many govt using fiscal policy to stimulate the economy, what are the limitations and alternative policies that might be more appropriate for SG  multiplier and national income, limitation of fiscal policy discuss how far a govt macro economic policy decisions are affected when the economy is open Importance of unemployment, economic growth and BOP and whether failure to achieve is due to domestic or international factors  
macro 2 Measures to correct BOP deficit significance of multiplier, PED for imports and exports and crowding out effect on macro economic policy decisions in 2007 SG GDP was $243 billion and BOP $59 billion surplus. Assess if these indicators are best measures of economic performance and SOL in SG. discuss the extent to which high oil prices and increase in prices of primary products affect singapore inflation what are the different types of investments and how far can ss policies stimulate these types of investment in 2009, BOE adopted QE of $200billion. Why does SG use exchange rate and what is the impact of QE and low interest on SG MAS reported inflationary pressures in 2011 due to high consumer spending and rising global commodity prices. Explain and discuss alternative economic policies.  
macro 3 does Singapore have most to gain from globalization Singapore’s pattern of trade and should the govt change it’s policies to manage BOP. trend towards protectionism and do you agree that globalisation and protectionism cannot co exist  protectionism and the extent to which singapore’s approach to trade should be adjusted in view of protectionism singapore is open to world in trade and investment, is it beneficial or harmful to SOL in singapore economic performance and assess the extent to which singapore’s economic performance is the main determinant of its SOL In 2011, china called for efforts to combat rising trade protectionism. Discuss whether the use of protectionistic policies can ever be justified or should govt adopt free trade