- 9.2.1: What are some reasons people get into extreme debt and seek bankrup...
- 9.2.2: Explain how credit counseling can help to avoid bankruptcy.
- 9.2.3: How is debt management different from debt consolidation?
- 9.2.4: What are the two purposes of bankruptcy law?
- 9.2.5: Why is Chapter 7 bankruptcy also called liquidation?
- 9.2.6: What are bankruptcy exemptions?
- 9.2.7: How is Chapter 13 bankruptcy different from Chapter 7 bankruptcy?
- 9.2.8: What is meant by bankruptcy fraud?
Solutions for Chapter 9.2: Bankruptcy
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the resources a bank’s owners have put into the institution
an institution designed to oversee the banking system and regulate the quantity of money in the economy
a tax designed to induce private decision makers to take account of the social costs that arise from a negative externality
the value of everything a seller must give up to produce a good
the deviation of unemployment from its natural rate
the fall in total surplus that results from a market distortion, such as a tax
the price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded
the idea that taxpayers with similar abilities to pay taxes should pay the same amount
goods produced abroad and sold domestically
the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies deemed just, as evaluated by an impartial observer behind a “veil of ignorance”
the increase in output that arises from an additional unit of input
the purchase and sale of U.S. government bonds by the Fed
an absolute level of income set by the federal government for each family size below which a family is deemed to be in poverty
the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input
real interest rate
the interest rate corrected for the effects of inflation
an event that directly alters firms’ costs and prices, shifting the economy’s aggregate supply curve and thus the Phillips curve
a government program that partially protects workers’ incomes when they become unemployed
the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed
a worker association that bargains with employers over wages, benefits, and working conditions
value of the marginal product
the marginal product of an input times the price of the output