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economics
Jerry will receive the following payments: 946 in year 3, 929 in year 5 and 958 in year 9. What is the purchasing power of the present value of these payments if the market interest rate is 17% per year and the inflation rate is 6% per year?
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 10:05pm

economics
Tom plans to gamble each year for the next 20 years, starting at at the end of year 1. If he loses 4.47 dollars in odd years (i.e., years 1, 3, 5, etc) and wins 7.46 dollars in even years (i.e., years 2,4, 6 etc), what will be Tom's (internal) rate of return per year from ...
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 9:59pm

economics
Consider a project with a positive rate of return. Suppose the discount factor solutions to the equation which determines the internal rate of return (ROR) of the project are given by 0.8502, 2.0207, -0.1767. What is the project's ROR?
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 9:45pm

economics
productivity....as a result of the ..... .... .
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 8:58pm

Economics - Cost benefit analysis
Imagine that there are two cohorts of 100 patients each. One group got the flu vaccine and other group did not. Outcomes Vaccine Group Outcomes = 90 patients without the flu No-Vaccine Group Outcomes = 50 without the flu Costs Vaccine Group Costs = $100 per vaccination; $200 ...
Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 7:34pm

Economics
Gear strategy has managed to improve the livelihood of the poor in south africa
Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 7:28am

Private Property
Hi. Im learning about economics, and I am not really strong in this area. So I would like to know what this term means. Private Property. Please try to simplify it as much as possible so that I understand.
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 10:52pm

home economics
How many eggs should be added in to a standard chocolate cake recipe? :) k cool thankss
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 5:21pm

economics
some study guide questions i am stumped on 1 uncertainty about the future is likely to a increase current spending b either increase or decrease c decrease current spending d no impact on current spending think it's d 2 as the general price level increases the amount of ...
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 10:05am

home economics
Wha is leisure?give 5 implications of leisure
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 7:13am

home economics
In an article about the financial problems of USA Today, Newsweek reported that the paper was losing about $20 million a year. A Wall Street analyst said that the paper should raise its price from 50 cents t o75 cents, which he estimates would bring in an additional $65 ...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 2:41pm

home economics
Bridget has a limited income and consumes only wine and cheese; her current consumption choice is four bottles of wine and 10 pounds of cheese. The price of wine is $10 per bottle, and the price of cheese is $4 per pound. The last bottle of wine added 50 units to Bridget's...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 2:26pm

Economics
In the long run, what effect will a decrease in aggregate demand have on real output?
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 1:56pm

economics
What is the economic rationale for the Federal government to dictate that 7.5 billion gallons of renewable fuel be produced by 2012?
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 1:48pm

Economics
Do you feel there are imbalances to our wage structure on our economy?
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:10pm

Economics
what is the purpose of the market system
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 10:53am

economics
each individual has a budget line which they follow for expenditures. If the income of the individual increases what is the effect of the budget line?
Monday, April 11, 2011 at 6:18am

Economics
Why does the government try to tackle restrictive practices?
Friday, April 8, 2011 at 3:26pm

Economics
Why is it important for the government to regulate the activities of natural monopolies? Can you name 2 restrictive practices carried out by a company?
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5:43pm

economics
how would you illustrate the impact of each of the following events on a production possibilities curve for factory goods and farm goods? a.) the computer in invented b.)1 million farm workers remain unemployed for six months c.) a drought
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 2:45pm

Economics & Business
what are the 3 advantages and 3 diasadvantages of having large companies for consumers and other businesses in te same industry.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 3:27pm

home economics
what are 3 benifits of food imports into ireland?
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 1:30pm

home economics
Why do some workers make more money than others
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 12:46am

economics
what are 3 criteria used to evaluate taxes?
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 6:31pm

Economics
1. You read the following information about the economy: Real GDP up three percent from a year ago. Unemployment rate of 6.1 percent. Consumer Price Index up six percent from a year ago. Index of Leading Indicators up for the last six months. Prime interest rate of ten percent...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 1:10pm

SCI 275
. Final Project: Mitigation Strategies and Solutions • Resource: Appendix A • Use the topic you chose for the Capstone Discussion Question or choose another topic you have learned about over the past 8 weeks. • Focus on a specific environmental problem in your ...
Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 4:43pm

home economics
I have to make a cold dessert. I am thinking of making a trifle. I am not sure whether we will be able to heat the custard, can I use cold custard? Or is there something else I could use instead of custard. Any help would be good. Many thanks.
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 9:01am

economics
Suppose a monopolist faces production function Q = 3KL and demand function Q = 12 − P. Derive the input demand (as a function of Q, r and w) for capital and labor.
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 11:54pm

Economics
Heya! Okay so what income can be earned from land and what can be earned from enterpreneurship. I know that its profit for capital and wages/income for labour Thanks!
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 3:13am

home economics
what is an extraction rate
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 6:42pm

Economics
You are a utilitarian social planner and have a very limited number of vaccines to a new and potentially deadly virus. How do you allocate them? Do you: (A) give them to specific groups, such as high-risk populations, or (B) sell them to the highest bidder and rebate the ...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 4:52pm

home economics
IMPORTANCE OF ELECTRICITY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOME ECONOMIS
Monday, March 28, 2011 at 10:54am

economics
Consider an economy with the production function L^(1/3) a) Derive the Labor demand Curve b) If Labor supply curve is L^s= (w/p), calculate the equilibrium levels of real wage, labor and output. c) Assume M^s= 45 and k=3 . What is the equation of the aggregate demand curve for...
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 10:09pm

economics
What is the face value of a municipal bond that has a bond (or coupon) interest rate of 6% per year and makes interest payments of 578 dollars every 1 months?
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 7:08pm

Economics
Anna’s net income is $40,000 per year. What is the most she should spend towards housing each year?
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 4:41pm

Economics
“Many countries peg their own currencies to the greenback; these countries import U.S. inflation when the Fed makes a mistake.” Why would these countries “import” inflation. A. this is incorrect because countries only import goods or services B. this is ...
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 10:10am

Economics
“On a net basis, foreigners sold a record $22 billion of long-term Treasury debt in November. A repeat performance would fuel market nightmares about _______ Treasury rates and a _______ dollar.” The blanks are best filled with A. falling; rising B. falling; falling ...
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 10:09am

Economics
“The strength of the GDP data only highlighted the diverging views between the dollar bulls, who predict that strong growth will support the currency, and the bears who warn that stronger growth will only serve to widen the current account deficit and thus undermine the ...
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 10:07am

economics
What are the components of aggregate expenditure? In the model developed in this chapter, which components vary with changes in the level of real GDP? What determines the slope of the aggregate expenditure line?
Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 1:40am

Economics
U.S. Pharmaceutical of Korea* U.S. Pharmaceutical of Korea (USPK) was formed in 1969. Its one manufacturing plant is located just outside Seoul, the capital. Although the company distributes its products throughout South Korea, 40 percent of its total sales of $5 million were...
Friday, March 25, 2011 at 1:09pm

economics
List the types of potential segmenting dimensions, and explain which you could try to apply first, second and third in a particular situation. If the of nature of the situation would affect your answer. Explain why
Friday, March 25, 2011 at 11:23am

Managerial Economics
Are organizations more risk adverse or individuals more risk adverse? Is one more risk tolerant? Use economic theory to explain your position.
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 6:07pm

survey of economics
How would you compute changes in Microsoft’s volume of output from one year to the next? How would price changes affect your computations?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 6:57pm

economics
Y= consumption X= Disposable income Y X 5,000 10,000 A 8,000 20,000 B Refer to info above. The slope of the line between points A and B is: A) .3 B) 2.3 C) 3.3 D) indeterminate from this information. How do you figure this out. What is the math to calculate this? Can any one ...
Monday, March 21, 2011 at 11:31pm

Economics
why is it appropriate for the government to encourage private firms to build new roads.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 7:18am

ECONOMICS
What are three benefits for the economy of government's building and maintaining roads?
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 5:50am

economics
Explain why economic policies aimed at stabilization can actually increase, rather than decrease, the magnitudes of economic fluctuations.
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 9:50pm

economics
what does most economists believe about the future of business cycles?
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 11:04am

Economics
Indicate at which point flat-of-the-curve medicine is experienced in the following example (imagine that antibiotics have been prescribed for a given population of 1,000 elderly persons).
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 7:42pm

economics
The majority of the world’s diamonds comes from Country A and Country B. Suppose that the marginal cost of mining a diamond is $1,000 per diamond and that the demand schedule for diamonds is as follows: Price Quantity $ 6,000 5,500 5,000 6,500 4,000 7,500 3,000 8,500 2,...
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 5:30pm

Economics
can anyone tell me what are the current major economical topics. i have to a letter in economics class but i don't know what topic to write on thanks in advance
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 5:05pm

Economics - Theory of the Firm
If Average Variable Cost AVC = 10 + Q and P = 50. Find: Total Cost TC, Total Fixed Cost TFC, Total Variable Cost TVC, Average Total Cost ATC, Average Fixed Cost AFC
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 11:45am

Economics
a. If the face value of a coin exceeds the cost of coinage, the resulting revenue to the issuer of the coin is known as
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 11:22pm

Economics - anyone have any thoughts on this?
A)Who has more monopoly power---Wal-Mart or the concessionaire who has acquired the franchise to sell beer, hot dogs, colas, candy, etc., at a Washington Redskins football game? Explain. B)Who has more monopsony power---Wal-Mart or teams in the National Football League (NFL) ...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 8:42pm

economics
show working production function: q = 6l – 0.5l2 where q = number of car washes per hour and l = number of workers. a) generate a schedule showing total product, average product and marginal product. (5 marks) b) the price of a basic car wash is $50. how many workers ...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 8:38pm

Managerial Economics
George, the owner of a car wash is trying to decide on the number of people to employ based on the following short–run production function: Q = 6L – 0.5L2 Where Q = number of car washes per hour and L = number of workers. a) Generate a schedule showing total product...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 7:16pm

economics
Eric borrowed 515 dollars today and has agreed to pay back in equal monthly installments over 6 years. The bank charges Eric 4.94% per year, compounded monthly. What is the amount that Eric will owe the bank at the end of month 20 (that is, after the 20-th installment has ...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 7:05pm

Marketing
An economics student would like to buy a mini-scooter, but she cannot afford one. Which of the following reasons explain why marketing fails to occur here? (Points : 1) two or more parties with unsatisfied needs a desire on the part of each to satisfy the other no assessments ...
Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 11:34am

Economics - repost - assistance is appreciated
A)Who has more monopoly power---Wal-Mart or the concessionaire who has acquired the franchise to sell beer, hot dogs, colas, candy, etc., at a Washington Redskins football game? Explain. B)Who has more monopsony power---Wal-Mart or teams in the National Football League (NFL) ...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 3:46pm

Economics
Could you give me two reasons why it is a good idea for the BBC to be funded through advertising. I have already got that it generates a higher amount of revenue. Also could you give me two reasons why it is not a good idea for the BBC to be funded through advertising.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 2:46pm

Economics
Could you give me two reasons why it is a good idea for the BBC to be funded through advertising. I have already got that it generates a higher amount of revenue. Also could you give me two reasons why it is not a good idea for the BBC to be funded through advertising.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 12:26pm

Economics
List the various causes of inflation and determine if they are an injection or a leakage. Demand-pull theory: This is a leakage. If all sectors in the economy try to buy more than the economy can produce, people may start to rely on imports. Therefore, demand-pull is a leakage...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 6:18pm

Managerial Economics
A)Who has more monopoly power---Wal-Mart or the concessionaire who has acquired the franchise to sell beer, hot dogs, colas, candy, etc., at a Washington Redskins football game? Explain. B)Who has more monopsony power---Wal-Mart or teams in the National Football League (NFL) ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 10:15am

economics
What would happen to unit sales and total revenue for this textbook if the publisher reduced its price?
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 10:34pm

Economics
As the aggregate price level falls, the number of domestic products purchased by foreigners will [rise], causing the quantity of domestic output demanded to [rise]. This is known as the [foreign purchases effect]. The first two blanks can be rise,fall or stay the same. and the...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:21am

economics
When disasters hit an area, the cost of everything--food, water, housing, gas and so forth--seems to go up immediately. Explain why this phenomenon may be a good thing, using the laws of supply and demand
Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 4:09am

economics
What advantages might a socialist system have in responding to the needs of people struck by an emergency situation like the earthquake that occurred in Haiti in January of 2010?
Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 4:06am

Economics
What north Korean demand almost led to the failure of the most recent round of talks?
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 8:26pm

Economics (SraJMcGin)
Given the larger population runs in The States than in Canada, the costs are spread over more units. In fact in The States a cost over run of 10% could be dumped in Canada. Given the law of demand, what would happen to the Canadian company? If you worked for that company, what...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 1:07pm

Economics
Given the larger population runs in The States than in Canada, the costs are spread over more units. In fact in The States a cost over run of 10% could be dumped in Canada. Given the law of demand, what would happen to the Canadian company? If you worked for that company, what...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 11:50am

ECONOMICS
WHAT DO GOVERNMENT STATISTCIANS CALCULATE GDP BY SIMPLY ADDING UP TOTAL SALES OFALL BUSINESSFIRMS IN ONE YEAR?
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 5:50am

Economics
Given the larger population runs in The States than in Canada, the costs are spread over more units. In fact in The States a cost over run of 10% could be dumped in Canada. Given the law of demand, what would happen to the Canadian company? If you worked for that company, what...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 12:17am

Business/Economics
What is strengths and weaknesses regarding monetary polcies, and how is related to treasury bill and note rates?
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 4:05pm

Business/Economics
As regards to federal reserve what is the success in the cost and availability of credit today? and what could be handled differently?
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 12:22pm

economics today
Suppose the economy has been experiencing zero inflation and five percent unemployment for several years. The government decides to lower the unemployment percentage by generating some inflation. You need to do the following:
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 1:41pm

economics
in vietnam, a paddy of rice is transplanted using 20 workers with wicker backets, in south korea a paddy of rice is transplanted using one worker and a mechanical rice transplanter. using a isoquant-isocost line graph, illustrate why these two different methods are used for ...
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 10:50pm

Economics
Are these examples of elastic/inelastic supply products correct? Plane tickets: A plane ticket is an example of inelastic supply. If the price of a ticket changes, the airline cannot quickly increase the supply of seats. It takes a long time to make more planes to provide ...
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 7:30pm

economics
has any one solved the Tampa Tribune Vs. St Petersburg Times game theory problem?
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 8:02pm

Economics
I am doing an assignment where I am starting up a Food Van where I sell burgers. What would be some implicit costs? Also, what would be some variable costs? Thanks.
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 9:42am

managerial economics
draw me an indifference curve where someone does not value integrity very much compared to income
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 8:45pm

economics
An airline transportation consultant offers the CEO of BlueStar, a struggling new commercial airline company, the following advice concerning the airline's high operating costs in the current quarter: "You don't have enough aircraft to operate efficiently. However...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 8:45pm

Economics
An article in BusinessWeek warned of the dangers of deflation as the collapse of numerous Asian economies was creating worries that Asia might try to "export its way out of trouble" by oversupplying everything from automobiles to semiconductors. Evidence that ...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 8:45pm

Economics
If all the wealth in the world were distributed evenly, how much money would each person have? How would this affect the everyday lives of westerners? Thanks for your help. Any references would be appreciated.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 5:59pm

Economics
If all the wealth in the world were distributed evenly, how much money would each person have? How would this affect the everyday lives of westerners? Thanks for your help. Any references would be appreciated.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 4:24pm

economics
The producer price index measures
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 10:47pm

maths, economics, game theory
1. What is a degenerate game? 2. Is the following game degenerate or not, justify. 3. Find all nash equilibria in the game in pure or mixed strategies a b c d T 4,5 1,4 2,0 1,2 B 6,0 0,1 1,3 0,2
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 9:15pm

10th
i am just abt to finish my 10th grade,i am very weak at maths and science,hence i have opted to take economics. 1.is this the right choice? 2.is there goin to be maths in it? 3.what are the core subjects involved?
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 1:24am

Economics
What is the common element in each column? Column A: The number of minimum wage jobs has increased. By 2025 blue collar work could be totally obsolete. The number of ATM’s is increasing faster than the rate of bank tellers. “We’re sorry all our operators are ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 3:35pm

Economics
What is the common element in each column? Column A: The number of minimum wage jobs has increased. By 2025 blue collar work could be totally obsolete. The number of ATM’s is increasing faster than the rate of bank tellers. “We’re sorry all our operators are ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 12:10pm

Economics
What is the common element in each column? Column A: The number of minimum wage jobs has increased. By 2025 blue collar work could be totally obsolete. The number of ATM’s is increasing faster than the rate of bank tellers. “We’re sorry all our operators are ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 12:02am

economics
where can I find current gross domestic product percentages to consumption, investment, defense and foreign trade for Germany & Switzerland for the past five years so I may analyze the info
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 5:54pm

Mathematics
Among 500 freshmen pursuing a business degree at a university, 313 are enrolled in an economics course, 205 are enrolled in a mathematics course, and 153 are enrolled in both an economics and a mathematics course. What is the probability that a freshman selected at random from...
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 11:12pm

home economics
compute the price elasticity of demand for paint and show calculations? If a gallon of paint went from 3.00 to 3.50 a gallon and the usage of paint drops from 35 gallons a month to 20 gallons a month.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 3:27pm

Economics
At quantity of 8000, TR 3625, TC 3310, MR 100, MC 22 How many papers should the manager of El Dorado Star print and sell daily
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 4:38pm

economics
Which of the following is given as a reason for nations NOT to engage in free trade? A) Free trade gives consumers access to goods they might not otherwise be able to consume B) Tariffs are a good source of revenue for a nation C) Trade is shown to promote peace among nations ...
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 11:27am

Economics
Discuss whether the minimum wage will reduce the poverty trap? I need 3 ways for and 3 ways against
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 5:27pm

managerial economics
Where might I find the answer to the following: US cigarette makers face enormous punitve damage penalties after a series of class action lawsuits. In spite of these the cigarette makers were able to avoid bankruptcy. I need to explain why and how using elasticity, supply, ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 5:18pm

economics
why was the federal reserve established ?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 5:09pm

managerial economics
Discussing employee benefits, using the consumer behavior theory. Question is how do you think flexible benefit packages affect an employee's preference between higher wages and more benfits?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 12:28pm

Keynesians economics
The relevant of manageria economics to profit and non profit making of an organisation.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 5:33am

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