ECO403 MACROECONOMICS Assignment 1 Solution Fall 2017

SEMESTER FALL 2017 MACROECONOMICS (ECO403) ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE: NOVEMBER 22, 2017

MARKS: 10

ASSIGNMENT:

The Case:

Senegal is located in West Africa and ninety two percent of country’s population is estimated to be Muslims. Overall population of Senegal is 15.41 million in 2016. Major exports are cotton, petroleum products and manufacturing goods while major imports are fuel, foodstuff and tobacco. Suppose other facts and figures of the economy of Senegal for the year 2016 are given below.

Statistics for year 2016

Consumption (C) Rs. 200 million

Investment (I) Rs. 170 million

Government purchases (G) Rs. 70 million

Net Exports (NX) Rs. 20 million

Real interest rate (r) 2.5%

Inflation 4.5%

Number of employed persons 4 million

Number of unemployed persons 3 million

Requirements:

Keeping in view the above facts and figures, in the economy of Senegal,

calculate the following for the year 2016:

a. Labor force

b. Nominal interest rateMACROECONOMICS (ECO403)

c. Gross domestic product

d. National saving

(Marks = 2+2+3+3) (Note: Write down formula and all relevant steps involved in calculation)

 

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