Refer to Table 6-2. Net exports are negative. This would mean that:
A) imports are larger than exports and there is a trade surplus.
B) exports are larger than imports and there is a trade surplus.
C) imports are larger than exports and there is a trade deficit.
D) exports are larger than imports and there is a trade deficit.
The gross domestic product of an economy is defined as the:
A) total value of all industrial goods produced and sold during a given period.
B) total value of all final goods and services produced during a given period.
C) value of all noneconomic transactions made among consumers during a particular period.
D) value of all non-monetary transactions between consumers and firms during a given period.
The total volume of sales in an economy is much larger than the value of GDP because:
A) GDP understates the value of total output.
B) the output approach to measuring GDP excludes intermediate transactions.
C) GDP includes transfer payments.
D) total sales include sales to foreign countries but GDP excludes sale of output to foreign countries.
The amount by which the value of a firm's output exceeds the value of the goods and services that the firm purchases from other firms is called _____.
B) value added
C) the markup rate
D) the marginal product