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Economics
When policymakers set prices by legal decree, they...? a. obscure the signals that normally guide the allocation of society’s resources. b. are usually following the advice of mainstream economists. c. improve the organization of economic activity. d. are demonstrating a ...
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 1:04pm

economics
Karen can make 15 wristbands and only three pot holders in one hour. Anna can make 12 wristbands but 2 potholders in one hour. What is the opportunity cost of a pot holder? Who has a comparative advantage in the production of pot holders?
Friday, January 14, 2011 at 8:28pm

economics
You have the following data. A monopolist produces 1000 units of output per month, and sells it at the price of 10 each. You know that the monopolist does not do any price discrimination, and you also know that the price-cost margin of this firm (P-MC)/P is evaluated at 0.2. ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 5:50am

Economics
For each pair of commodities, state which you think is the more price-elastic and gave your reasons: perfume and salt; penicillin and ice cream; automobiles and automobile tires; ice cream and chocolate ice cream.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 10:28pm

economics
according to the law of demand,when the price of an item goes up,the quality demanded?
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 4:55pm

Civics and Economics
what is the purpose of a fillibuster
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 7:06pm

Economics
Who gets scarce resources in a market economy? A) the government B)whoever is willing and able to pay the price C)whoever wants them D)Whoever the government decides gets them
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 5:19pm

Business and Economics
What are two reasons why the EU have limited exports to China and their effect on trade relationships?
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 3:45pm

Economics
Explain the entities affected by industrial regulation in terms of market structure.
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 4:14pm

Home Economics
Why arethere two sinks side by side in the kitchen?
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 8:47am

Economics
Assume that the gross national debt initially is equal to $3 trillion and the federal government then runs a deficit of $300 billion. i. What is the new level of gross national debt? Gross national debt is the total amount outstanding in public and private debt in a country. ...
Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 3:29pm

economics
The 31 members of the board of the Student S. Inc. are about to take a secret ballot whether to accept the merger proposal of Student G. Corp. Each member can vote to accept the proposal, reject the proposal or to abstain. For the proposal to be accepted, 16 members must vote ...
Friday, January 7, 2011 at 10:28am

basic economics mastrianna
will economics ever develop into an exact acience?
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 12:07am

ECONOMICS
What would be the risks and benefits of a young healthy person choosing a managed care plan What would be the risks and benefits of an older person with a chronic disease selecting a managed care plan?
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 1:12pm

Economics
explain why the cost tructure 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 steeplosses ...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 10:25pm

Economics
How does high unemployment lead to consumer confidence improving? I looked up Consumer confidence which is the degree of optimism that consumers feel about the overall state of the economy and their personal financial situation. But wouldn't high unemployment be worse than...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 4:19pm

Economics
What are 2 disadvantages of being an unskilled worker?
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 1:18pm

Economics
What impact has the development of machinery and automation had upon the labor force?
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 1:17pm

Economics
What are several factors that affect the productivity of a worker?
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 1:17pm

Economics
How does the quantity and quality of a country's natural resources affect it's productivity?
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 1:16pm

economics
Investment may be thought of in each of these terms except: A. resources B. money spent C. percent of GDP D. imports vs. exports I think it's D but I'm not sure.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:36pm

economics
Investment will tend to be low when the: A. capacity utilization rate is high and the interest rate is high. B. capacity utilization rate is high and the interest rate is low. C. capacity utilization rate is low and the interest rate is low. D. capacity utilization rate is low...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:09pm

A.P. Economics
1. Marginal is the change in one variable due to a unit change in another. For example, the change in the X value from 2 to 3 is 1 or a "unit change", which leads to an increase in Y from 12 to 21 or a "marginal increase" in the Y value of 9. The symbol &#...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 11:31am

economics PLEASE HELP
According to the permanent hypothesis, households will tend to react to a temporary tax cut by: A. assuming the new tax level will be permanent. B. saving most of the additional disposable income. C. increasing consumption sharply in response to the higher disposable income. D...
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 11:20pm

economics please ?
When quantity supplied equals quantity demanded: A. there is disequilibrium B. the marked is cleared C. there is excess quantity demanded. D. there is excess quantity supplied I'm stuck between C and D but I think it's D?
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 8:04pm

economics
When quantity supplied equals quantity demanded: A. there is disequilibrium B. the marked is cleared C. there is excess quantity demanded. D. there is excess quantity supplied I'm stuck between C and D but I think it's D?
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 7:32pm

economics
Black markets result from: A. price floors B. price ceilings C. shifts in demand D. competitive price outs I think it's C?
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 7:20pm

economics
If the equilibrium price of an hour with a personal trainer is $45 and the market price is currently $55, then there is: A. a surplus of personal trainers. B. a shortage of personal trainers. C. equilibrium D. none of the above I think it's A?
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 6:50pm

economics
"The Fed should simply increase the money supply at the same rate that the full employment economy grows, and the government should desist from any stabilizing urges." What school of thought would make this suggestion, and how do economists of that school justify ...
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 1:55pm

history
Identify and define the two other items (in addition to supply-side economics) that were a part of Reagan’s economic agenda.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:31pm

History
Explain “supply-side” economics or “Reaganomics.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 2:55pm

Economics
Moore Company is considering an expansion project. It would require the acquisition of an asset that would be depreciated straight line to zero over the 4 years of the project. It expects to be able to sell the asset for $50,000 at the end of year 4. If the project is ...
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 5:21pm

Managerial Economics
You are considering setting up a software development business. To set up the enterprise you will need to buy equipment costing $100,000. This equipment will be depreciated straight line over 5 years to a zero salvage value. Its market value at the end of the 5 years will be ...
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 5:18pm

college
what is the purpose of experimental economics
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 11:46am

economics 212
Which of the following pairs are examples of substitutes? a. popcorn and soda b. automobile and bicycles c. boats and fishing tackle d. wine and cheese
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 4:53pm

Economics
Are ipod nano conglomerates? Or are they apart of a conglomerates? If so, how?
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 9:08pm

Economics
Topic- Each students will pick three things to write a consumer report on. It's your choice. Compare-For each item that you pick you will need to pick two other items to compare it against. (if you choice restaurants, then you need to pick one, then pick two other ...
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 6:41pm

social science
Suppose that you were head of a family planning agency in India. How would you design a scientific study to determine the effectiveness of different approaches to population stabilization? How would you account for factors such as culture, religion, education, and economics?
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 4:16pm

economics
There was an economic boom within one of two years after: A. both WWI and WWII. B. neither WWI nor WWII. C. WWI, but not WWII. D. WWII, but not WWI. I'm stuck between A and C. help?
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 3:17pm

economics
Which statement is the most accurate? A. Business activity in 1929 began to decline a few months before the stock market crash. B. The stock market crashed a few months before business activity began to decline. C. The stock market crashed at virtually the same time that ...
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 3:15pm

economics
charts for economic and non economic activities
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 2:00pm

economics
chjarts for economic and non economic activities
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:59pm

economics
charts for cardinal and ordinal utility
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:58pm

economics
charts for inductive and deductive study
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:56pm

economics
charts for positive and normative study
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:55pm

economics
charts for micro economics and macro economics
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:54pm

economics 212
Compare and contrast market systems and the role of an economist within these systems. 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:48pm

economics
Give an example of how confidence intervals could be used in your workplace.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 10:55pm

Economics
Explain how the reluctance of oil and gas producers to drill for shallow gas was consistent with the law of supply?
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 8:34pm

economics
what is the history on credit cards?
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 9:47pm

Economics for Manager
Hello, Could someone please help me find the answer to this question: The two largest diner chains in Kansas compete for weekday breakfast consumers. The two chains, Golden Inn and Village Diner, each offer weekday breakfast customer a “breakfast club” membership ...
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 2:29pm

economics
What is the impact of geography on business practices and the global economy. What are some examples?
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 4:31pm

economics
what does the term utilty mean and how does it relate to purposeful behavior
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 10:39am

marketing
Use the University Library or the Electronic Reserve Readings to locate a peer-reviewed article that reports original research. Search "major databases (e.g. - ProQuest)" in the Online Collection, and use the key search words, "research studies in" to ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 5:28am

economics
Read the Case Exercise Cost Analysis (pp. 327-328 of the Textbook) - Answer the following questions: 1. Calculate the incremental, or marginal, cost per chair to Leisure Products of accepting the order from Southeast? 2. What assumptions did you make in calculating the ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 7:26pm

Macro economics
if your agency hire a consultant to develop new software programs to lease at a constant cost of $ 1000 per year. the consultant say you can save $ 200 per year for every computer you purchase but you will be charged $ 100 for each harddrive you purchase . how many programs ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:40pm

economics
Why does the Average Physical Product curve slope downwards so soon?
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 2:15pm

Economics
Why does the Average Physical Product curve slope downwards so soon?
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 9:36am

economics help
I need a specific article that deals with monopoly power, either regulated or illegal attempts at monopolization.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 10:03am

economics
explain why the marginal cost curve is equal to the supply curve for a monopoly
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 7:24pm

economics
Briefly describe the main attributes of the following economic systems: market economy, centrally planned economy, and mixed economy.
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 5:29pm

Economics
I need a article that talks about the competitive nature of international business. also I want to know what it means
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 4:42pm

economics
Briefly describe the main attributes of the following economic systems: market economy, centrally planned economy, and mixed economy.
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 4:39pm

Economics
Suppose a perfectly competitive firm has a cost function described by TC = 100 + Q2 The industry price is $100. a. Find the profit maximizing level of output. b. Is this a short-run or long-run situation? How do you know? c. Assuming that this firm’s total cost curve is ...
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 1:27pm

Economics
Suppose a monopolistically competitive firm’s demand is given by P = 100 – 2Q And its cost function is given by TC = 5 + 2Q a. Find the profit maximizing quantity, price, and total profit level. b. Is this a long-run or a short-run outcome? How do you know? c. ...
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 1:26pm

Economics
A market (or industry) demand curve is described by Q = 50 – 0.5 P The firm’s cost function is TC = 10 + 2 Q a. Find the profit-maximizing quantity and price. b. If the industry is regulated in a way that requires it to set P = AC, how much will be sold and what will...
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 1:26pm

economics
What were greenbacks?
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 12:17pm

Economics
Porter’s Five Forces Model to the American automotive industry.
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 11:30am

math 12
From 85 Records at D.S. Collegiate, the following data was collected: 12 studied Sociology, Economics and Accounting, 27 studied sociology and accounting, 20 studied economics and accounting, 21 studied economics and sociology, 36 studied sociology, 36 studied economics and 58...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 10:44am

Economics
The productivity of a single resource in producing wheat and microchips in both Canada and Japan: One unit of resource produces: Canada 50 tons wheat, 20 micrchips and Japan 2 tons wheat, 12 microchips. (b) Suppose Canada is endowed with 2 units of this all-purpose resource ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 6:08am

Economics
The productivity of a single resource in producing wheat and microchips in both Canada and Japan: One unit of resouce produces: Canada 50 tons wheat, 20 microchips and Japan 2 tons wheat, 12 microchips. (a) What is the opportunity cost of producing a ton of wheat in Canada ? ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 5:51am

home economics
S and J are trying to split 100 dollars. In bargaining round 1, S makes an offer at cost 0, proposing to keep S1 for himself and J either accepts (ending the game) or rejects. In round 2, J makes an offer at cost 10 of S2 for S and S either accepts or rejects. In round 3, S ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:22pm

Economics
S and J are trying to split 100 dollars. In bargaining round 1, S makes an offer at cost 0, proposing to keep S1 for himself and J either accepts (ending the game) or rejects. In round 2, J makes an offer at cost 10 of S2 for S and S either accepts or rejects. In round 3, S ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:22pm

college economics
What variables other than price and advertising are likely to affect the quantity demanded of a product?
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 6:03am

economics
Why is a negative income tax, by itself, unlikely to be successful policy for maintaining the living standards of the poor?
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 5:34pm

Economics
The Internet is forcing businesses away from traditional functions, such as distribution. The Internet effectively closes the gap between the buyer and the seller and has slowly been eliminating middlemen or intermediaries. Select a company from one of the following industries...
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 10:51am

Managerial Economics
The manager of All City realtors wants to hire some real estate agents to specialize in selling housing units acquired by the Resolution Trust Commission (RTC) in its attempt to bail out the savings and loan industry. The commission paid by RTC to the company to sell these ...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 4:30pm

Economics
# How can American consumers influence decision makers on fiscal policies? # Explain and discuss if and how this has changed over the past 5 years.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 8:04pm

Economics
what is meant by the term utility and how does it relate to purposeful behavior?
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 3:57pm

Economics
What is the significance of this and what are the consquences. I don't understand the world of economics. Maybe a little help to get started. Thank you. Canacol Energy, an oil firm listed in Toronto and Bogota has a goal to increase its output to 35,000 barrels of crude ...
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 7:32pm

Economics help
Article dealing with monopoly power, either regulated or illegal attempts at monopolization.
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 3:23pm

economics
What is the significance of this and what are the consquences. I don't understand the world of economics. Maybe a little help to get started. Thank you. Canacol Energy, an oil firm listed in Toronto and Bogota has a goal to increase its output to 35,000 barrels of crude ...
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 2:11pm

economics
Suppose the USA and Canada are considering to trade. Assume there are only two goods in the economy: wheat and corn. The table below illustrates what each country can produce in a given year. Wheat Corn USA 4 2 Canada 5 8 In this case, which country should produce wheat? Why? ...
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 9:23am

economics
Describe the equilibrium using graphs for the entire market and for an individual producer.Now suppose that textile producers in other countries are willing to sell large quantities of cloth in the United States for only $25 per unit.
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 7:32am

economics
Describe the equilibrium using graphs for the entire market and for an individual producer.Now suppose that textile producers in other countries are willing to sell large quantities of cloth in the United States for only $25 per unit.
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 7:32am

geography
What is the significance of this and what are the consquences. I don't understand the world of economics. Maybe a little help to get started. Thank you. Canacol Energy, an oil firm listed in Toronto and Bogota has a goal to increase its output to 35,000 barrels of crude ...
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 8:20pm

Economics
You want to start a company, and are trying to decide between two different industries. You are doing your final research before you write your business plan. Industry A has 20 firms and a Concentration Ratio (CR) of 20% * What is the name for this type of industry? * Describe...
Friday, November 19, 2010 at 9:07pm

economics
How can you justify the existence of government-granted monopolies for public utilities such as natural gas distribution and electricity in the light of traditional economic argument that the more competition there is, the more likely it is that an efficient allocation of ...
Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:06pm

Economics
You want to start a company, and are trying to decide between two different industries. You are doing your final research before you write your business plan. Industry A has 20 firms and a Concentration Ratio (CR) of 20% * What is the name for this type of industry? * Describe...
Friday, November 19, 2010 at 3:04pm

geography
Do you know where I can find an article no older than 2 years about economics in latin america? thank you
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 4:06pm

Managerial Economics
Recently one of the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailers began a nationwide television advertising campaign kicking off its “Take It Home Today” program, which is designed to encourage electronics consumers to buy today rather than continue postponing...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 12:58pm

Managerial Economics
Suppose the two rival office supply companies Office Depot and Staples both adopt price matching policies. If consumers can find lower advertised prices on any items they sell, then Office Depot and Staples guarantee they will match the lower prices. Explain why this pricing ...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 12:57pm

Economics
Do government statisticians calculate GDP by simply adding up the total sales of all business firms in one year? Explain..
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:46am

Economics
Using examples explain how the Production Possibilities Frontier illustrates the main economic concepts. You should include a detailed explanation of these economic concepts.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 4:26am

Economics
Using a diagram, analyse the production possibilities frontier.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 4:25am

economics
Can you help me describe National Debt in 2 paragraphs?
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:28pm

Economics
Hi guys, I'm having a lot of trouble with this question. Maybe I should have paid attention more, too late now though. If anyone could help or point me out in the right direction, I'd really appreciate it! Thank you. Here is what the paper says "Your assignment is...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 12:27pm

economics
A company is considering a plan that has different profit results under different conditions. Assuming there is a 20% chance of a boom and 10% chance of a recession, compute the expected value of their plan. Condition Result Boom $2,000,000 Profit Average $800,000 Profit ...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 10:26am

economics
A company is considering a plan that has different profit results under different conditions. Assuming there is a 20% chance of a boom and 10% chance of a recession, compute the expected value of their plan. Condition Result Boom $2,000,000 Profit Average $800,000 Profit ...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 10:26am

principles of economics
Explain how Demand, Elasticity, and Total Revenue are all related to each other. Explain this relationship using at least two examples that incorporates all three concepts. Use examples from personal experience. *can anyone please explain this to me or simplify this? i really ...
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 10:33pm

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