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April 2, 2015

April 2, 2015

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**economics**

suppose the income elasticity of demand for toys is +2.00. this means that a. a 10 percent increase in income will increase the purchase of toys by 20 percent b. a 10 percent increase in income will increase the purchase of toys by 2 percent c. a 10 percent increase in income ...
*November 17, 2009 by jones*

**Microeconomics - University of Boston**

4. If Cassandra bought 16 cotton blouses last year when her income was $40,000 and she buys 24 cotton blouses this year when her income is $50,000, then what is her income elasticity of demand? Interpret what the income elasticity of demand you just calculated means to you. ...
*October 17, 2012 by Robert *

**microekonomics**

Suppose the income elasticity of demand for a food is 0,5 and the price elasticity of demand is -1,0. Suppose also that Felicia spends $10,000 a year on food, the price of food os $2 and her income is $25,000
*October 19, 2013 by suhaimi hishan*

**managerial economics**

Explain the relationship between product X, product Y and product Z or the properties of each according to the following statements a. Cross price elasticity between X and Y is -4 b. Cross price elasticity between X and Y is 12 c. Cross price elasticity between Y and Z is 0 d...
*July 1, 2010 by Mishal Almandhour*

**economics**

suppose the demand curve for a product is given by Q=10-2P+Ps1,where P is the price of the product and Ps is the price of a substitute good. the price of the substitute good is $2.00. a)suppose P=$1.00, what is the price elasticity of demand?what is the cross- price elasticity...
*April 2, 2012 by arep*

**Managerial Economic**

The equation for a demand curve has been estimate to be Q = 100 - 10P + 0.5Y, where Q is quantity, P is price, and Y is income. Assume that p = 7 Y = 50. a. Interpret the equation b.At a price of 7, what is price elasticity? c. At an income level of 50, what is income ...
*December 8, 2013 by sophea*

**Economics**

If the income elasticity of demand is 3/4 and the interest elasticity of demand is -1/4, by what percent does money demand rise if income rises 10% and the nominal interest rises from 4% to 5%. Thanks!
*April 3, 2007 by Z*

**Microecon**

Using the midpoints approach to the cross elasticity of demand-calculate the cross eleasticity the demand for golf at all 3 prices. Price Demand1 D2 D3 50 15 10 15 35 25 15 30 20 40 20 50 D1 -Income $50k per yr, movies $9 D2 -Income $50k -movies $11 D3 -Income $70k -movies $11...
*November 1, 2012 by AJ*

**managerial economics**

4. The equation for a demand curve has been estimated to be Q = 100 – 10P + 0.5Y where Q is quantity, P is price, and Y is income. Assume that P = 7 and Y = 50. a. Interpret the equation. b. What is price elasticity at P = 7 and arc elasticity at the interval between P = 6 and...
*March 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**business**

Question 17 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Suppose that the income elasticity of demand for new clothes is positive. Other things being equal, which of the following statements is correct? A. New clothes are a normal good. B. There exists a positive relationship between income and the ...
*August 26, 2013 by tg*

**Economics**

The Own price elasticity of demand for good X is -2, its income elasticity is 3, its advertising elasticity is 4, and the cross-price elasticity of demand between it and good Y is -6. Determine how much the consumption of this good will change if : the price of good X ...
*August 23, 2008 by John*

**Managerial ECON**

Suppose that during a given year: (1) the price of TV sets increases by 4% in Japan, (2) the dollar depreciates by 5% with respect to the yen, (3) the consumers’ incomes in the U.S. increase by 3%, (4) the price of elasticity of demand for imported TV sets in the U.S. is -1.5...
*May 15, 2007 by Monica*

**economics(micro)**

hi ppl ! i have an assinment im stuck on, this particular question i cant do so if anyone can help plzzz do Q: in response to increasing thefts by drug addicts, the government passes legislation increasing both the penalty and probability of punishment for suppliers of illegal...
*September 6, 2006 by brad*

**economic**

Suppose that your firm was accused of illegally conspiring with other sellers to act as a monopolist. In searching for an expert witness, you discover one economist who has calculate the cross elasticity of demand for your industry's product to be+2.05, while another economist...
*October 13, 2006 by sherry*

**Economics**

Consider an economy with a constant nominal money supply, a constant level of real output Y = 100, and a constant real interest rate, r = 0.10. Suppose that the income elasticity of demand is 0.5 and the interest elasticity of money demand is –0.1. By what percentage does the...
*March 19, 2012 by Sally*

**Economics**

Written Answer: Show calculations and respond to questions for the following example. Use either arc convention or the normal % change formula. Specify what you used. Quantity of Demand Income Period 1 100 $25,000 Period 2 125 $35,000 a)% change demand= b)% change income= c)...
*October 25, 2006 by Yellow Bird*

**Economics- please check**

Please check to see if my answers are correct. Complete each sentence by choosing the correct answer from the list of terms below. You will not use all of the terms. *normal good *complements *income effect *demand curve *ineleastic *inferior good *law of demand *unitary ...
*October 14, 2007 by Anonymous*

**economics**

I know this might be basic.....but I am still not sure about subject of elasticity? How do I know the effect, if no price or quantity demanded is given? Assuming that the price elasticity of demand for automobiles in the United States is 1.2 and that the income elasticity of ...
*January 23, 2008 by Jami*

**Economics: Price Elasticity**

Please check my answers whether they are correct or not. If not, please help me why they are wrong. Thank you. Question 1: Point: A (300, 1000) Point B: (200, 1200) According to the midpoint method, the price elasticity of demand for hot dogs between point A and point B is ...
*October 2, 2008 by Anonymous*

**economics**

Identify three goods each for which your demand is (a) elastic or (b) inelastic. What accounts for the differences in elasticity? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Let me help by explaining the difference between elastic and inelastic demand. elastic demand ...
*February 5, 2007 by Keela*

**Microeconomics; price elasticity of demand**

Please check and correct my answers? Thank you. QUESTIONS: 1. The time horizon of the demand curve is one determinant of the price elasticity of demand. Compared to the short-run demand for oil, the demand for oil in the long run will tend to be _____ elastic. 2. Consider the ...
*October 3, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Managerial Economics**

This is some HW for a Managerial Econ class. I've got what I think are the answers, and I'd just like someone to read over my reasoning & check my answers. Any assistance is appreciated. Thanks! 2.) A recent study of the Madison, Wisconsin market by Chemyellow, Inc. found that...
*October 16, 2007 by klynn*

**Evaluating elasticity**

The demand function for a certain item is x = 35(sqrt(32-p^2)) ---Evaluate the elasticity at 5. E(5)= I don't know how to find elasticity, so i don't know how to start this problem. If someone could explain elasticity i think that i could figure it out.
*March 14, 2009 by Miranda*

**Economics**

How is elasticity of supply related to elasticity of demand? Is this correct? I know that the terms supply and demand refer to the behavior of people as they interact with one another in markets. Buyers determine demand and sellers determine supply. Just as we can measure how ...
*February 26, 2009 by Laura*

**Macroeconomics**

Suppose the demand curve is given by Q=200-20p. What is the price elasticity at P=$4? is demand elastic or inelastic at this point?
*July 19, 2014 by Yvette*

**Help-elasticity**

Demand function is Q=P^(-1.5)I^(0.3) where P is price, and I is income If the goal is to keep Q constant, how much must income change if there is a 2% increase in price.
*January 27, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Elasticity Demand Calculus **

Find the elasticity of the demand function: pq = 42 p=$2 My professor went through this lesson really fast and I would appreciate anyone's help in explaining it. Thank You
*March 25, 2015 by Tom*

**microeconomics**

Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Suppose that the percentage change in demand is 20%, the price elasticity of supply is 2, and the percentage change in the equilibrium price is 4%. What is the price elasticity of demand? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3
*August 22, 2013 by tg*

**economics**

Suppose the price of widgets falls from $7 to $5 and consumption of widgets rises from 15 widgets a month to 25 widgets. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of widgets. What can you say about your price elasticity of demand of widgets? Is it Elastic, Inelastic, or ...
*September 14, 2012 by steve*

**econmics**

Suppose the price of widgets rises from $7 to $9 and consumption of widgets falls from 25 widgets a month to 15 widgets. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of widgets. What can you say about your price elasticity of demand of widgets? Is it Elastic, Inelastic, or ...
*September 10, 2013 by Andy*

**home economics**

Suppose that 200 gallons of gasoline are demanded at a particular price. If the price drops by 1 percent, the quantity demanded of gasoline increases to 200.5 gallon. which of the following statement is true? a) The elasticity of demand is equal to 0.5 b) Demand is elastic c) ...
*April 12, 2009 by Lupe*

**Managerial Economic**

Mr. Smith has the following demand equation for a certain product: Q = 30 - 2P. a. At price of $7, what is point elasticity? b. Between prices of 5$ and 6$, what is the arc elasticity? c. If the market is mark up of 100 individuals with demand curve identical to Mr. Smith's, ...
*December 8, 2013 by sophea*

**Economics**

Hi, The demand for inflatable garden gnomes is given by P = 300 – 2Q, while the supply of is P= 100 + Q/2. How many garden gnomes are traded in equilibrium? I found the answer to be Q = 80. The related question was the one I had difficulty with: Suppose that the market for ...
*April 10, 2013 by Candice*

**Economics**

Very confused on how to figure these out. Suppose that the following table shows the weekly visits to an amusement park as a function of the daily admission fee charged: #visits daily fee 200 $50 400 $40 600 $30 800 $20 1000 $10 What is the price elasticity of demand when the ...
*September 9, 2014 by Terri*

**Managerial Economics**

Please help with this question: A researched estimated that the price elasticity of demand for automobiles in the U.S. is -1.2, while the income elasticity if demand is 3.0. Next year, U.S. auto makes intend to increase the avg price of autos by 5%, and they expect consumers' ...
*November 1, 2008 by Econo-missed*

**business**

Suppose the price of apples rises from $3.50 a pound to $4.00 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 20 pounds of apples. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of apples. What can you say about your price elasticity of demand of apples? Is...
*February 24, 2010 by jward1970*

**economics**

1. Suppose that as the price of Y falls from $3.00 to $1.00 the quantity of Y demanded increases from 10 to 18. Compute the price elasticity of demand. Is the demand elastic or inelastic?
*September 24, 2012 by pat*

**economics**

If there has been a 10 percent increase in consumer income between two periods, what was the percentage change in the demand for foreign travel. The income elasticity for foreign travel is 1.93
*May 30, 2010 by Mary*

**economics**

Suppose the price of apples rises from $3.50 a pound to $4.00 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 20 pounds of apples. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of apples. What can you say about your price elasticity of demand of apples? Is...
*October 18, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Economics help**

What is the short-run effect on the exchange rate of an increase in domestic real GNP, given expectations about future exchange rates? Imagine that the central bank of an economy with unemployment doubles its money supply. In the long run, full employment is restored and ...
*October 18, 2006 by Kacey*

**Micro Econ**

Some texts define a "luxury good" as a good for which the income elasticity of demand is greater than 1. Suppose that a consumer purchases only two goods. Can both goods be luxury goods? Explain
*September 27, 2007 by Polina*

**economics**

Suppose there are two goods. The demand for good 1 is q1=a-bp1+ep2 and the demand for good two is q2=a-bp2+ep1. a and b are strictly positive, |e|<b (1)Compute the optimal prices, and the Lerner index and inverse elasticity of demand for each good. (2)Now suppose the goods ...
*May 2, 2010 by Emma*

**Economics**

The question is, what is the for Math formula to show rather the demand of apples is Elastic, Inelastic, or Unitary Elastic Thank You Suppose the price of apples rises from $3.50 a pound to $4.00 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 20 ...
*November 19, 2008 by Randy*

**college economics**

Suppose there are two goods. The demand for good 1 is q1=a-bp1+ep2 and the demand for good two is q2=a-bp2+ep1. a and b are strictly positive, |e|<b (1)Compute the optimal prices, and the Lerner index and inverse elasticity of demand for each good. (2)Now suppose the goods ...
*May 2, 2010 by Emma*

**Ecconomics**

Price elasticity of demand.Tell whether is elastic,perfectly inelastic,perfectly elastic, inelastic,or unit elastic. And what would happen to total revenue if a firm raised its price in each elasticity range identified.a.Ed=2.5 b.Ed=1.0 c.Ed=~ D. Ed=0.8 Elasticity of demand is...
*June 18, 2006 by Lesa*

**economic**

Why would a firm wish to have knowledge concerning the income elasticity of demand for its product? Why indeed. Take a shot.
*October 13, 2006 by sherry*

**microeconomics**

Ok, if anyone is able to help me within the next 12 hours or so, that would be wonderful! I think I am going about this problem correctly -- I am not looking for someone to solve this problem for me, but for someone to tell me if I am doing it right... You can see this chapter...
*August 31, 2006 by Dave*

**calc**

The likelihood that a child will attend a live musical performance can be modeled by the following equation. q=0.01(0.0007 x**2+0.4 x +33) text( ) \(15<=x<=100\) Here, q is the fraction of children with annual household income x thousand dollars who will attend a live ...
*November 2, 2011 by lc*

**Stats**

Problem 29. Demand for cookies (Q) is given as follows: Q = 180/Pc + I/Pd + 3 Pc = price of cookies I = income Pd = price of donuts Note: Q=28, Pc=10, Pd=7 Given the above information what is the price elasticity of demand at Q=28?
*September 18, 2012 by Sally*

**Microecon**

If you are given this function: P=1000-40Q where P=price and Q=sales..... How do you get the price elasticity of demand at a price that is $500? At what price, if any is the price elasticity of demand equal to one?
*January 23, 2008 by Dave*

**Microeconomics-Algebra Calculation**

Consider public policy aimed at smoking. Studies indicate that the price elasticity of demand for cigarettes in about 0.4. If a pack of cirarettes currently costs $2 and the government wants to reduce smoking by 20 percent, by how much should the govenment increase the price? ...
*December 5, 2007 by GG*

**Microeconomics**

I am not sure whether these questions are true or false: 1. Surpluses of dairy products that have regulated prices usually occur because the demand is price inelastic. 2. You observe that a linear demand curve shifts to the right, this means that the price elasticity of demand...
*April 9, 2009 by Maya*

**Econ**

Coca-Cola in dispensers located on a golf course sells for $1.25 a can, and golfers buy 1,000 cans. Assume the course raises the price to $1.26 (assume a penny raise is possible) and sales fall to 992 cans. a. Using the midpoint formula, what is the price elasticity of demand ...
*November 8, 2012 by Linda*

**Advanced Microeconomics College Level**

Information on the price elasticity of demand is particularly importatn to managerial decision making because: A) the higher the price elasticity of demand for a product is, the more profitable it will be to produce more of it. B) depending on the elasticity coefficient, ...
*July 9, 2011 by Kathy*

**6th grade math**

Ye Olde Toy Shoppe wants a set of toys: 1/4 of the toys should be blue, and 1/2 of the toys should be green. 2/3 of the toys should be giraffes, and 1/4 of the toys should be monkeys. Decription:???
*September 24, 2011 by Kate*

**Economics - Cournot Model**

There is one firm with a marginal cost of 0. It's monopoly price is 10. Another firm enters, also with zero marginal cost. Using the Cournot model, would would the new oligopoly price be? Can this question be answered without more information about the demand for the product? ...
*January 26, 2007 by Jennifer*

**Math**

For the following demand equation compute the elasticity of demand and determine whether the demand is elastic, unitary, or inelastic at the indicated price. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) x + (1/9)p - 27 =0 ; p=23
*March 10, 2013 by Tay*

**Calculus **

For the following demand equation compute the elasticity of demand and determine whether the demand is elastic, unitary, or inelastic at the indicated price. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) x + (1/9)p - 27 =0 ; p=23
*March 11, 2013 by Tay*

**Econ**

Consumer expenditures on safety are thought to have a positive income elasticity. For example, as incomes rise, people tend to buy safer cars, they are more likely to fly on trips than drive, they are more likely to get regular health tests, and they are more likely to get ...
*February 26, 2007 by Anonymous*

**university-health economics**

Given the following demand function for medical care: Q=100-5p Where: P = is the price of health service. Q = quantity demanded. What is the quantity demanded at p = 5. Draw the demand curve for medical care. Suppose the price rise to (6), calculate the change in consumer ...
*December 28, 2009 by abdel salam*

**Managerial Economics**

I need assistance with the following question: A researcher estimated that the price elasticity of demand for automobiles in the United States is -1.2, while the income elasticity of demand is 3.0. Next year, U.S. auto makers intend to increase the average price of automobiles...
*November 8, 2006 by Talia*

**economics**

If the demand for a good has unitary elasticity, or elasticity is −1, it is always true that an increase in its price will lead to more revenues for sellers taken as a whole.
*August 14, 2010 by mimi*

**Microeconomics**

Consider the market for taxi rides in a particular metropolitan area. a) Suppose that, when the price per mile increases by 40%, total miles demanded falls by 30%. Solve for the price elasticity of demand. b) Is the demand for taxi rides elastic or inelastic (in this example...
*March 27, 2010 by Kelis*

**microeconomics**

For each of the following scenarios, decide whether you agree or disagree and explain your answer. a. If the elasticity of demand for cocaine is −.2 and the Drug Enforcement Administration succeeds in reducing supply substantially, causing the street price of the drug ...
*August 14, 2010 by mimi*

**Math - Limits/Derivatives**

If a price-demand equation is solved for p, then price is expressed as p = g(x) and x becomes the independent variable. In this case, it can be shown that the elasticity of demand is given by E(x) = - [g(x) / xg'(x)]. Use the given price-demand equation to find the values of x...
*October 19, 2013 by Jess*

**microeconomics**

Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points Suppose that the elasticity of demand for a product is 0.5 and quantity demanded increases by 20%. What must the percentage decrease in price have been?
*August 14, 2013 by tg*

**Elasticity**

Hi guys, could you please help me with this question; What reason would firms wish to have knowledge in regards to the income elasticity of demand for its products??? Is it because it allows them to see what happens to their total revenue as price changes????? Since this is ...
*September 28, 2006 by Sarah*

**economic**

In response to increasing thefts by drug addicts, the government passess ligislations increasing both the penalty and the probability of punishment for suppliers of illegal drugs. what would you predict would happen to the rate of property crime committed by drug addicts fi ...
*October 13, 2006 by sherry*

**MircoEcon**

Agree or disagree with this statements and explain: If the demand for a good has unitary elasticity, or elasticity is -1, it is always true that an increase in its price will lead to more revenues for sellers taken as a whole.
*September 30, 2013 by Jeff*

**Economics**

Suppose a manager is interested in implementing third-degree price discrimination. The manager knows that the price elasticity of demand for Group 1 is -2 and the price elasticity of demand for Group 2 is -1.2. Based on this information alone we can conclude that the price ...
*March 20, 2012 by Carol*

**Calculus (demand)**

18) The demand equation is x + 1/6p - 10+0. Compute the elasticity of demand and determine whether the demand is elastic, unitary, or inelastic at p=50. a) 5; elastic b) 1/9; inelastic c) 7/6; elastic d) 6; elastic I choose answer A. Is that correct?
*June 15, 2011 by Steff*

**Calculus**

When an electronics store prices a certain brand of stereos at p hundred dollars per set, it is found that q sets will be sold each month, where q2 + 2 p2 = 41. a. Find the elasticity of demand for the stereos using implicit differentiation. b. For a unit price of p = 4 ($400...
*December 3, 2012 by jacob*

**Calculus**

When an electronics store prices a certain brand of stereos at p hundred dollars per set, it is found that q sets will be sold each month, where q2 + 2 p2 = 41. a. Find the elasticity of demand for the stereos using implicit differentiation. b. For a unit price of p = 4 ($400...
*December 4, 2012 by jacob*

**Calculus**

Find the price elasticity of demand. The demand function for the product is p=40-2x
*April 17, 2012 by Alan*

**Calculus**

Given the demand function q=173-5p, determine the price where demand has unit elasticity.
*November 4, 2010 by Melissa*

**Calculus**

Given the demand function q=173-5p, determine the price where demand has unit elasticity.
*November 4, 2010 by Melissa*

**Mircoeconomics: Elasticity**

Please help! I have a mid-term test in a couple of minutes... -------------- If the demand for some good fluctuates, but supply is constant, then which of the following combinations would generally yield the greatest quantity fluctuations? A) large demand fluctuations and ...
*October 4, 2008 by Anonymous*

**economics**

Why do long-run elasticities of demand differ from short-run elasticities? Consider two goods: paper towels and televisions. Which is a durable good? Would you expect the price elasticity of demand for paper towels to be larger in the short run or in the long run? Why? What ...
*September 16, 2011 by aaniya gill*

**Writing Skills Part 4**

2.which of the following would most likely be an entry in a topic outline? A.Toys can be gender - neutral. *B.Toys children love C.Quality toys should require some imagination D.It's possible for toys to be both educational and entertaining. Thank you for your help Write a ...
*March 2, 2015 by Samantha *

**economics**

Studies show that the income elasticity of demand for servants in the United States exceeds 1. Nevertheless, the number of servants has been decreasing during the last 75 years while incomes have risen sygnificantly. How can these facts be reconciled?
*August 29, 2009 by Brian*

**demand & Supply**

If the demand for butter rises by 4% while the price of margarine rises by 8%, then calculate the cross price elasticity of demand of butter with respect to the price of margarine? The formula for the cross-price elasticity is (%change in Qa)/(%change in Pb) Where Qa is the ...
*October 17, 2006 by Albert jason*

**microeconomics**

TRUE OR FALSE: 9. Assume that the Minimum Wage has increased to $14 from $10. If the total labour-income at the wage of $14 is higher than the total labour-income at the wage of $10, it means that the labour-demand with respect to wage is elastic. FALSE. I don't understand why...
*May 31, 2011 by Lena*

**MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS**

In attempt to increase revenue and profits, a firm is considering a 4 percent increase in price and an 11 percent increase in advertising. If the price elasticity of demand is -1.5 and the advertising elasticity of demand is +0.6 would you expect an increase or decrease in ...
*October 20, 2012 by delaina*

**Managerial Economics/Math**

This is an MBA-level Managerial Economics Course. I'm working on some HW and just want to double-check my answers. 1. Jimbo's is a new company producing exploding cigars. Jimbo's company has the following demand curve for the cigars: P = 10 - 2Q Jimbo is currently charging $2 ...
*October 3, 2007 by klynn*

**managerial economics**

1. Calculate the demand elasticity of demand ( by using at least two methods) given the following information: P1 = 10 Q1=100 P2 = 15 Q2 = 20 Is the product elastic or inelastic?
*July 1, 2010 by Mishal Almandhour*

**economics**

Please help. Can anyone give me a couple of examples of political activites that the union can pursue to manipulate the firm's elasticity of labor demand using Marshalls rules of derived demand.
*April 23, 2009 by anonymous*

**Economic Theory**

What is the price elasticity of supply for your chosen industry? I chose the airline industries I am trying to find some good web sites to help me does any one have any idea Google is the place to start. Search on "elasticity", "airlines". I got plenty of hits. Although many ...
*March 13, 2007 by carla*

**Economics**

Muliple Choice: Pizza prices rose from $2 to $3 and quantity demanded dropped from 100 to 75 pizzas. Using the traditional method what is the price elasticity of demand: 2.0 -2.0 -0.5 none of the above Elasticity is (%change in Q)/(%change in P). You have all the information ...
*October 25, 2006 by Yellow Bird*

**economics**

Assume that demand for product A can be expressed as QA = 500 ¨C 5PA + 3PB and demand for product B can be expressed as QB = 300 ¨C 2PB + PA. Currently, market prices and quantities for these goods are PA, = 5, PB = 2, QA = 481, and QB = 301. a. Suppose the price of product B ...
*November 2, 2012 by Imran*

**calculus**

18) The demand equation is x + 1/6p - 10+0. Compute the elasticity of demand and determine whether the demand is elastic, unitary, or inelastic at p=50. a) 5; elastic b) 1/9; inelastic c) 7/6; elastic d) 6; elastic I choose answer A. Is that correct?
*June 15, 2011 by Ben*

**college microeconomics **

An article in the journal of New York State Economics Association claims that the income elasticity of demand for public college education in New York is +1.67. Who would find this information useful and why? come up with 3 interested parties
*March 17, 2010 by lia *

**Microeconomics**

Suppose you are a painter, and the price of a gallon of paint increases from $3.00 a gallon to $3.50 a gallon Your usage of paint drops from 35 gallon a month to 20 gallons a month. Perform the following Compute the price elasticity of demand for paint and show your ...
*September 3, 2011 by Michelle*

**Calc**

The demand for a commodity generally decreases as the price is raised. Suppose that the demand for oil (per capita per year) is D(p)=800/p barrels, where p is the price per barrel in dollars. Find the demand when p=55. Estimate the decrease in demand if p rises to 56 and the ...
*March 30, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Math**

The demand for a commodity generally decreases as the price is raised. Suppose that the demand for oil (per capita per year) is D(p)=800/p barrels, where p is the price per barrel in dollars. Find the demand when p=55. Estimate the decrease in demand if p rises to 56 and the ...
*March 30, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Economics**

There are two brothers, Joe and Marc who both like candy. When Joe shops he always spends $10 on candy When Marc shops he always buys 10 pieces of candy. What is Joe's elasticity of demand for candy? Why? What is Marc's elasticity of demand for candy? Why?
*September 28, 2014 by Emily*

**economics**

You are the manager of a firm that receives revenues of $40,000 per year from product X and $90,000 per year from product Y. The own price elasticity of demand for product X is -1.5, and the cross-price elasticity of demand between product Y and X is -1.8. How much will your ...
*September 9, 2013 by jay*

**Economics**

Derieve the demand for bonds. Md=$Y(.35-i) Person's wealth is $50,000 Yearly Income is $60,000 I really have to idea on how to derieve the demand. Should I just put in the income($60,000) at $Y and solve the equation? Daang, I thought my math was hard. I don't know but wish ...
*February 8, 2007 by Bill*

**Air pollution analysis**

What are the effect of the following on demand for gas/oil/highways/airpollution? 1. a 900 annual tax on vehicle that gets less than 20 mil/gallon 2. 2000 annual income tax credit for owners of hybrids 3. income tax surcharge that lowers disposabl income to reduce demand for ...
*November 4, 2006 by Han*

**economics**

1. Suppose that the market of laptops is given by following supply and demand curves given below: Qd = 5000 − 3p Qs = 1000 + p. Answer the following questions on excel sheet using the above demand and supply equations. i) Take the range of values for the price from $1 to...
*October 20, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Microeconomic**

The Urban Transit Authority receives the following two pieces of expert advice: 1. “You should cut rail fares in order to encourage greater use. Raising fares will mean fewer customers and lower revenue.” 2. “You cannot afford to cut fares as this will reduce your revenues” (a...
*May 21, 2011 by Cath*

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