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In the UK approximately 40 per cent of all expenditure is undertaken by the state. 2 shows that as we enter the new millennium no country in the European Union has state expenditure of less than one-third of the value of national output. Thirteen have state expenditure above 40 per cent, and five above 50 per cent of the country’s national output. Conclusions The end of history? 1 Source: Eurostat communist collectivism come true. Some philosophers have even called it the ‘end of history’ with the final victory going to capitalism.

In this case it is line B. You will not be required to undertake regression analysis yourself, but it is useful to know what it is. The slope of the regression line now tells us the regression coefficient of the two variables. In our example we have shown the regression of expenditure on income. This could be, for example: The fact that there appears to be a correlation between two variables does not prove that one causes the other. Two major problems exist. 6 of income (Y). 9 Least squares The line of best fit is the one which has the smallest total of the squares of the distances of the dots from it.

List five economic goods whose production also involves economic ‘bads’. Why do economists disagree? Make positive and normative statements about: (a) the distribution of income; (b) inflation; (c) industrial relations; (d) health care. Give two examples of goods or services provided by the state owned public sector. What criteria would you use for assessing the effectiveness of an economic society? Are they all positive or are some normative? List the possible strengths and weaknesses of the market economy when compared to the criteria you have produced for question 7.

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