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economics
am completely stuck on these three questions. I have read my chapter, but I am still doubting that I got the answers correct. 1.A decrease in aggregate demand causes a decrease in ______ only in the short run, but causes a decrease in ______ in both the short run and the long...

economics
1) What is the key theory for understanding the politics of information?

economics
What is one advantage of a centrally planned economy? A. low unemployment due to guaranteed jobs B. high levels of consumer satisfaction C. quick adjustment to changing conditions D. incentives for workers have new ideas Can someone please help me!!!

economics
In what kind of an economy does the government make all the decisions? A. mixed B. laissez-faire C. centrally planned D. free enterprise I say D am I right?

economics
I am completely stuck on these two questions. I have read my chapter, but I am still doubting that I got the answers correct. 1.A decrease in aggregate demand causes a decrease in ______ only in the short run, but causes a decrease in ______ in both the short run and the long ...

economics
I am completely stuck on these two questions. I have read my chapter, but I am still doubting that I got the answers correct. 1.A decrease in aggregate demand causes a decrease in ______ only in the short run, but causes a decrease in ______ in both the short run and the long ...

micro economics
Frank owns a soda fountain and sells milkshakes. he sells 50 milkshakes per day for $5 each. his daily cost is $290, of which $30 is fixed cost. what can you say about Franks short run decision regarding shut down and his long run decision regarding exit? please help me out !

micro economics
1) Assume that the gold-mining industry is competitive. a) Illustrate a long-run equilibrium using diagrams for the gold market and for the a representative gold mine. b) Suppose that an increase in jewellery demand induces a a surge for in the demand for gold. Using your ...

Economics
How might expectations of a fiscal policy being temporary weaken the effects of the policy?

Economics
How could “politics” complicate fiscal policy?

Economics
Can you please explain the problem of time lags in enacting and applying fiscal policy?

Economics
Jean-Baptiste Say argued that entrepreneurs should be called the fourth factor of production because they A. organize the other factors and make things happen. B. have historically been successful. C. are motivated by the desire to make a profit. D. can overcome scarcity by ...

Economics
Which of the following is a summary of the three key economic questions? A. Who will buy which goods and services,and how much will they pay? B. How, when, and from whom should consumers get what they want? C. When, where, and by whom should goods and services be produced? D. ...

Finance (Engineering Economics)
You wish to retire at 60 and, at the end of each month thereafter for 25 years, to receive $6,000. Assume that you begin making monthly payments into an account at age 23 and continue these payments until age 60. If the annual interest rate is constant at 12 percent, how much ...

Economics
Does this thesis on a solution for welfare sound good?: "For the betterment of Canada, the welfare system needs to undergo a serious change in the rules for applying to welfare." I plan on listing each problem (one subtopic each) of welfare and than the solution and how it can...

Economics/English
How do you structure a policy essay? Like I have an economic problem (welfare) and my thesis is a solution to is. I have to write a policy/essay on my solution/problem.

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...

economics
suppose15 percent increase in the price of airlines causes a 10 percent decline in the quantity demanded, what is the elasticity of demand for airlines?

economics
a firm with a kinked demand curve experiences an increased fixed cost explain how the firm's price, output and profit change

general
What are the various long-term and short-term impacts of food wastage? Please give answers from multiple area eg. cultural,social,economics etc. Global warming I have found out about it so please give a more insightful answe

Economics(Please help)
Given the wage in dollar per day and the CPI for years 1 and 2 how do you calculate the nominal % increase in wage and the real % increase in wage? I am not sure what to do for this or what the formula is if any. Thank you for your help.

Economics
I've been doing research all day but I can't find out anything about this: Why is the number of people on welfare in Canada higher than the number of people on welfare in the US?

Economics(Please help)
Given the wage in dollar per day and the CPI for years 1 and 2 how do you calculate the nominal % increase in wage and the real % increase in wage? I am not sure what to do for this or what the formula is if any. Thank you for your help.

Economics(Please respond, thank you)
Given the wage in dollar per day and the CPI for years 1 and 2 how do you calculate the nominal % increase in wage and the real % increase in wage? I am not sure what to do for this or what the formula is if any. Thank you for your help.

Economics
what are some advantages and disadvantages of welfare?

Economics
Why has welfare been decreasing in Canada over the years?

Economics
How does government intervene to move an economy out of a recession?

Economics
What does the term “recession” mean and how do we know when one occurs?

Economics
What is “Gross Domestic Product” (G.D.P.)

Economics
How might earning a college degree increase lifetime earnings and employability?

Economics
Why might an increase of the minimum wage in the United States impact unemployment rates?

Economics
Aside from humanitarian concerns, which of the following is one reason on nation is motivated to provivde foreign aid to a less developed country? A. Foreign aid is tax deductible B. The nation providing foreign aid decreases its unemployment. C. The nation providing foreign ...

Economics
In 1973, Members of the Oraganization of Oil-Exporting Countries (OPEC) reduced oild exports, which more than quadrupled oil prices. what effect did that have on less developed nations? a. Their development increase rapidly because if the profits they made form oil, and some ...

Economics
what two methods can a less developed country use to finance its economic development? A.internal financing & debt rescheduling B.Interal financing & foreign investment C.Foreign investment & debt rescheduling D.Infrastructure & foreign banks

Economics
What is Foreign investment?

Economics
Foreign aid from developed countries to underdeveloped countries is typically used for what?

Economics
What does this sentence mean? "Economies of scale are experienced when average costs per unit of production fall as the size of output grows"

economics
Young Saul, a budding mctaemhtiaian and printer, is making himself a fake ID. He needs it to say he’s 21. The problem is he’s not using a computer, but rather he has some symbols he’s bought from the store, and that’s it. He has one 1, one 5, one 6...

Economics
I've been picked to ask a presenter in our class about his presentation on Kyoto Protocol. What are some good questions I can ask? One question I think I'll be asking is "Do you think the Protocol is a success? (is it effective)

economics
A monopoly firm is different from a competitive firm in that A. there are many substitutes for a monopolist's product while there are no substitutes for a competitive firm's product B. a monopolist's demand curve is perfectly inelastic while a competitive firm's demand curve ...

Economics
The market demand in a Bertrand duopoly is P = 15 - 4Q, and the marginal costs are $3. Fixed costs are zero for both firms. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true? a.P = $3. b.P = $10. c. P = $15. d. None of the statements associated with this question are correct. I...

Economics
The spirit of equating marginal cost with marginal revenue is not held by a.perfectly competitive firms. b.oligopolistic firms. c.perfectly competitive firms and oligopolistic firms. d.none of the statements associated with this question are correct.

Economics
Two identical firms compete as a Cournot duopoly. The demand they face is P = 100 - 2Q. The cost function for each firm is C(Q) = 4Q. The equilibrium output of each firm is: A. 8 B. 16 C. 32 D. 36

Mangerial Economics
Consider a Cournot duopoly with the following inverse demand function: P = 50 - 0.2Q1 - 0.2Q2. The firms' marginal cost are identical and given by MCi(Qi) = 2. Based on this information firm 1 and 2's reaction functions are A) r1(Q2) = 4.8 - 0.5Q1 and r2(Q1) = 4.8 - 0.5Q2. B) ...

Economics
The market demand in a Bertrand duopoly is P = 15 - 4Q, and the marginal costs are $3. Fixed costs are zero for both firms. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true? a.P = $3. b.P = $10. c.P = $15. d.None of the statements associated with this question are correct.

Economics
Two firms compete as a Stackelberg duopoly. The inverse market demand they face is P = 62 - 4.5Q. The cost function for each firm is C(Q) = 8Q. The outputs of the two firms are: A. QL = 48; QF = 24. B. QL = 35; QF = 6. C. QL = 6; QF = 3. D. None of the statements associated ...

Managerial Economics
The demand for health club services is Q = 350 − 2P and the marginal cost of providing these services is MC = 110 + 2Q. If a two-part tariff pricing system is used, what is the optimal price and quantity combination? a.P = 52 and Q = 240 b.P = 199 and Q = 52 c.P = 26 ...

Economics
A local video store estimates their average customer's demand per year is Q = 7 - 2P, and knows the marginal cost of each rental is $0.5. How much should the store charge for each rental if it engages in optimal two-part pricing? Answer A. $0.35 B. $0.5. C. $0.7. D. $1.00.

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 ...

Economics
If a firm supplies separable markets with price elasticities h1 = -3 and h2 = -2, it should set prices P1 and P2 so that: a.2/3P1 = 1/2P2 b.3P1 = 2P2 c.2P1 = 3P2 d.P1 = P2 e.2P1 = 2/3P2

Economics
The price elasticity of demand for senior citizens purchasing coffee from McDonald's is -5 while non senior citizens have a price elasticity of demand equal to -1.25. If is cost McDonald's $0.02 to produce a coffee, the optimal price for a cup of coffee for non senior ...

Economics
Suppose you are the marketing manager for the Fruit of the Loom. An individuals' inverse demand for Fruit of the Loom women's underwear is estimated to be P = 25 - 3Q (in cents). If cost to Fruit of the Loom to producing women's underwear is C(Q) = 1 + 4Q (in cents), compute ...

Economics
A monopoly produces widgets at a marginal cost of $8 per unit and zero fixed costs. It faces an inverse demand function given by P = 38 - Q. Suppose fixed costs rise to $200. What will happen in the market? A.The firm will decrease its output and lower its price. B. The firm ...

Economics
If a firm supplies separable markets with price elasticities h1 and h2, it should set prices P1 and P2 so that: a.P1 /h1 = P2 /h2 b.P1/(1 - 1 /h1) = P2 / (1 - 1/h2) c.P1(1 + 1/h1) = P2 (1 + 1/h2) d.P1 = 1 - 1/h1 and P2 = 1 - 1/h2 e.P1h1 = P2h2

Math/Economics
If one kilogram of flour costs $2 in Canada, and 100 shillings in Kenya, what would Purchasing Power Parity predict the Kenyan shilling to be worth in Canadian dollars?

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 ...

Economics
what is the kyoto protocol?

Economics
If one kilogram of flour costs $2 in Canada, and 100 shillings in Kenya, what would Purchasing Power Parity predict the Kenyan shilling to be worth in Canadian dollars

Economics(Please respond, thank you)
The table below shows the market basket quantities and prices for the base year (year 1) Base year 1 Price in price Quantity base year yr 2 Product Pizza 15 $3 $3.75 t-shirts 4 $10 $9 rent 1 $500 $550 In year 1 the CPI was? In year 2 the CPI was? I know that cpi= (expenditures...

Economics
How does a laissez faire economy make the decision about what goods and services will be produced? a.) Lawmakers in government vote on what will be produced b.) Producing firms decide what they choose to produce, cusumers will follow c.) What will be produced is determined by ...

Economics
I have a few questions, for my test coming up. Which of the following is most necessary for specialization among producers to take place? Free trade Monetary policy Competition Scarcity Which of the following best states the purpose of an import quota? To reduce competition ...

microeconomic
Suppose you consume three pounds of beef and five pounds of pork per month. The price of beef is $ 1.50 per pound, and pork is $ 2.00 per pound. Assuming you have studied economics and achieved consumer equilibrium, what is the ratio of the marginal utility of beef to the ...

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 ...

Catering(Gourmet Essentials)
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Economics
Why is there such a wide variety of desired goods and services in a market?

Economics
Help Please! How does self-interest help achieve society’s economic goals?

managerial economics
Explain why the cost structure associated with many kinds of information goods and services might imply a market supplied by a small number of large firms. (At the same time, some internet businesses such as grocery home deliveries have continually suffered steep losses ...

bus 599
A group of economics students gathered to study for a test on the money and banking system in the U.S. During a fast and furious brainstorm session, Jill scribbled down several key phrases she will use to study tomorrow. Unfortunately, in her haste, all the statements in her ...

economics
The MidNight Hour, a local nightclub, earned $100,000 in accounting profit last year. This year the owner, who had invested $1 million in the club, decided to close the club. What can you say about economic profit (and the rate of return)in the nightclub business?

Economics
how to calculate Qd=15.0-0.2P

Mangerial Economics
Where Q is the number of cans of tennis balls sold quarterly, P is the wholesale price Wilpen charges for a can of tennis balls, M is the consumers average household income, and Pr is the average price of tennis rackets. The regression results are as follows Dependant Variable...

home economics
uses of a sleeve

managerial economics
Qd=15.0-0.2P where Qd is annual quantity demanded in millions of units and P is the wholesale price. Incurred cost of $60 million. Production cost is $5/unit. (1) what is wholesale price, (2) production annually, (3) annual profit? Given this is a monopoly with an expiring ...

business economics
what does fiscal and monetary policies mean

Economics
Hi, I was wondering if you know any good websites were I can review for a grade 12 economics exam?

economics
Suppose Caroline is a cinephile and buys only movie tickets. Caroline deposits $3000 in a bank acct that pays an annual interest rate of 20%. You can assume that this interest rate is fixed-that is, it won’t change over time. At the time of her deposit, a movie ticket is ...

economics
If a farmer purchases a new tractor,is it included in the calculating of the GDP?

English
Does geography/history/economics/politics play a role in your understanding of the theme of the book "The namesake"? If so, how?

Economics
Can you tell me please if my answer is right to the following question? The question: present Adam Smith's theory of value and limitations. 1. Labor cost: he supported that everyone must produce his own goods using own labor and exchange the surplus with other goods. In this ...

Economics
adam smith supported three different views of theory of value (are the followings correct, i will add them to my essay) 1. Labor cost: he supported that everyone must produce his own goods using own labor and exchange the surplus with other goods. In this model of society no ...

Economics
If all company in a certain industry are earning economic profits now, in long run what will happen?

Economics
B. Suppose there are two goods, Cloth and Food, and two factors of production, labour and capital. Suppose that the production function for each good is "homothetic". Put capital K in the vertical axis and labour L in the horizontal axis. For Cloth production, for any ray from...

economics
Complete the following table for the firm below which is selling its product in a perfectly competitive market and hiring labor in a perfectly competitive labor market. MARGINAL WORKERS TOTAL MARGINAL PRODUCT REVENUE HIRED PRODUCT PRODUCT PRICE PRODUCT 1 12 ______ $10 ______ 2...

ECONOMICS
Grocery stores and gasoline stations in a large city would appear to be examples of competitive markets: There are numerous relatively small sellers, each seller is a price-taker, and the products are quite similar. a. How could we argue that these markets are not competitive?

Economics
Consider an economy with the following aggregate demand(AD) and aggregate supply(AS) schedules. These schedules reflect the fact that, prior to the period we're examining, decisions makers entered into contracts and made choices anticipating that the price level would be P105...

Economics
Consider an economy with the following aggregate demand(AD) and aggregate supply(AS) schedules. These schedules reflect the fact that, prior to the period we're examining, decisions makers entered into contracts and made choices anticipating that the price level would be P105...

economics
An article in Business Week 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 deflation ...

math
Business and Economics: For a business to make a profit it is clear that revenue R must be greater than cost C; in short, a profit will result only if R>C. if a company manufactures records and its cost equation for a week is C = 300 + 1.5x and its revenue equation is R = ...

Economics
3.The Theory of the Firm document, the Friedman article, and the information in chapter 4 argue that the main goal of a firm in a market economy is to maximize profit (shareholder wealth) over the long term. However, SEC regulations require U.S. corporations to publish ...

managerial economics
Exercise 1 The marketing manager has estimated the company’s demand curve with the equation P=3000 – 40Q. To develop a deeper understanding of pricing and quantity to be produced, complete the following analyses: 1. Draw the demand curve (use a range of Q values from 20 to...

economics
what is the relationship between investment and interest rates

Economics
Wilpen Company, a price- setting firm, produces nearly 80 percent of all tennis balls purchased in the United States. Wilpen estimates the U. S. demand for its tennis balls by using the following linear specification: where Q is the number of cans of tennis balls sold ...

Economics
Grocery stores and gasoline stations in a large city would appear to be examples of competitive markets: There are numerous relatively small sellers, each seller is a price taker, and the products are quite similar. a. How could we argue that these markets are not competitive...

History
(So, I have to agree or disagree with regards to the statement provided.. please comment on how I can make my answer better) Confirming Max Weber’s thoughts on the dynamics between religion, economics, and culture--Protestantism and urbanization had a mutual reinforcing ...

Economics
what are some economic problems with welfare?

history
Can anyone explain to me how Max Weber’s thoughts on the dynamics between religion, economics, and culture can be related to Protestantism and urbanization in Western Europe? I know that according to Max Weber--religion, economics, and culture are intertwined with each other...

help
Human Race A. Philosophy B. Sociology C. Humanities D. Economics d

Economics
what is a good economic problem with welfare? I searched a lot, but i can't find anything.

Economics
what is an economic problem with welfare in canada and how can it be solved? I basically need a thesis.

Economics
Suppose George is making $18 an hour installing electronic chips in hand held computers. Would you offer to work for $8 an hour to get you the job? Why might a profit-maximizing employer turn down you offer?

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