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1. "A drop in the foreign demand for our exports has a larger effect on our national product and income under flexible exchange rates than it would under fixed exchange rates." Do you agree or disagree? Why?
2. Would a tightening of monetary policy by the Federal Reserve lower national income more with flexible exchange rates or fixed exchange rates? Why?
3. True or false and explain why: Under a system of flexible exchange rates, a balance of payments deficit causes national income to increase.
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