For each of the following pairs, which bond would you expect to pay a higher interest rate? Explain. a. a bond of the U.S. government or a bond of an Eastern European government b. a bond that repays the principal in year 2020 or a bond that repays the principal in year 2040 c. a bond from Coca-Cola or a bond from a software company you run in your garage d. a bond issued by the federal government or a bond issued by New York State

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N. Gregory Mankiw
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ISBN: 9781337091985

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Chapter 8, Problem 1PA
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For each of the following pairs, which bond would you expect to pay a higher interest rate? Explain.

a. a bond of the U.S. government or a bond of an Eastern European government

b. a bond that repays the principal in year 2020 or a bond that repays the principal in year 2040

c. a bond from Coca-Cola or a bond from a software company you run in your garage

d. a bond issued by the federal government or a bond issued by New York State

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