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Topics: Bretton Woods system, International economics, Monetary policy Pages: 26 (4150 words) Published: July 24, 2013
User| Oluwatosin Olubode |
Course| Summer 2013 International Finance |
Test| HW1 |
Started| 7/21/13 7:46 PM |
Submitted| 7/22/13 2:17 AM |
Status| Completed |
Score| 36 out of 51 points   |
Time Elapsed| 6 hours, 30 minutes. |
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* Question 1
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 | A well-established, large U.S.-based MNE will probably NOT be able to overcome which of the following obstacles to maximizing firm value?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    an open market place|

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* Question 2
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 | A well-established, large, Brazil-based MNE will probably be most adversely affected by which of the following elements of firm value?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    access to qualified labor pool|

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* Question 3
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 | The theory that suggests specialization by country can increase worldwide production is:Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the theory of comparative advantage.|
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* Question 4
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 | Which of the following factors of production DO NOT flow freely between countries?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    raw materials|
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* Question 5
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 | Of the following, which would NOT be considered a way that government interferes with comparative advantage?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    managerial skills|
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* Question 6
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 | Which of the following domestic financial instruments have NOT been modified for use in international financial management? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    All of the above are domestic financial instruments that have also been modified for use in international financial markets.|

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* Question 7
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 | In determining why a firm becomes multinational there are many reasons. One reason is that the firm is a market seeker. Which of the following is NOT a reason why market-seeking firms produce in foreign countries?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    political safety and small likelihood of government expropriation of assets|

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* Question 8
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 | The phase of the globalization process characterized by imports from foreign suppliers and exports to foreign buyers is called the: Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    international trade phase.|

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* Question 9
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 | The twin agency problems limiting financial globalization are caused by these two groups acting in their own self-interests rather than the interests of the firm.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    corporate insiders and attorneys|

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* Question 10
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 | Foreign stock markets are frequently characterized by controlling shareholders for the individual publicly traded firms. Which of the following is NOT identified by the authors as typical controlling shareholders? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the government (for example, privatized utilities)|

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* Question 11
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 | Which of the following is NOT typically associated with the private ownership of business organizations?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the government|
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* Question 12
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 | The problems that may arise due to the separation of ownership and management in large business organizations is know as:Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the agency problem.|
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* Question 13
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 | "Maximize corporate wealth":Answer | | | |
| Selected Answer:|    as a management objective treats shareholders on a par with other corporate stakeholders such as creditors, labor, and local community.|
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