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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

economics
A monopolist faces an upward-sloping marginal cost curve. Its profit-maximizing quantity will be a. at the minimum point of the marginal cost curve b. less than the (total) revenue-maximizing quantity c. equal to the (total) revenue-maximizing quantity d. in the unit elastic ...
Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 6:38pm

economics
what are the theories of david mcclelland?
Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 4:38am

Economics
At range of outputs showing economies of scale or size is called what?
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 5:56pm

To TC
Please do not post any more economics assignments until you've answered my queries about your two previous posts.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:02pm

economics
The participation of women in the U.S. labor force has risen dramatically since 1970. a. How do you think this rise affected GDP? b. Now imagine a measure of well-being that includes time spent working in the home and taking leisure. How would the change in this measure of ...
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 7:52pm

home economics
what are the different branches of home economics??????
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 2:18am

Managerial Economics
4. Explain how each of the following events will affect the average and marginal cost curves of a firm : a) a decrease in labour rate; b) an increase in rent for a facility; c) stricter environmental regulation requiring installation of scrubbers on smokestacks; d) a decrease ...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 11:16pm

Managerial Economics
5. Call Us demand function is Q = 20 – 0.2P and the MC = 10 + 5Q. Given that TFC = $2,000; a) Derive an equation for the TC. b) Calculate the profit at the profit maximizing level.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 11:13pm

ECONOMICS
WHAT IS HORIZONTAL INTERGRATION
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:10pm

economics
wHAT IS VERTICAL INTERGRATION
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:09pm

economics
please i wish to know the relationship between arithmetic progression and geometric progression as related to business studies
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 12:53pm

economics (game theory)
Consider the normal tick tack toe game, but this time you have to AVOID getting 3 in a row in any line. Is there any strategy you can tell me that will make sure the first mover doesnt lose. Thanks
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 2:07am

Economics
Ashley is currently consuming 10 hot dogs and 8 hamburgers a week. The last hot dog she consumed yielded 20utils while the last hamburger she ate gave her 25utils. If hot dogs cost $2 and hamburgers cost $2.50, is Ashley consuming the correct quantities of these two goods to ...
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 4:04pm

Managerial Accounting
What is your view of the business economics of the Thoroughbred Horse Industry? What are the risk? How should the industry measure success?
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 10:40am

economics
Assume the graph below represents the market demand for a patented prescription drug together with the firm-level marginal cost and average cost functions for producing the drug. Assume these cost curves do not reflect R&D costs of developing this drug, but only reflect ...
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 7:13pm

economics
Assume the graph below represents the market demand for a patented prescription drug together with the firm-level marginal cost and average cost functions for producing the drug. Assume these cost curves do not reflect R&D costs of developing this drug, but only reflect ...
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 7:12pm

economics
Identify the ROI and NPV of the wireless order-taking system. Discuss some of the intangibles Lisa needs to consider and make a recommendation as to whether Lisa should order such a system.
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 4:22pm

Economics
Explain how banks and individuals can use “covered interest arbitrage” to protect themselves when they make international financial investments
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 7:29pm

ECONOMICS PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!
Lots of folks these days believe that CO2 emissions generated by human actions --- notably production of goods and services --- are causing climate change, more specifically, global warming. For the sake of dialectic discussion, let's suppose that claim is correct. If it ...
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 7:20pm

economics
You are planning to estimate a short- run production function for your firm, and you have collected the following data on labor usage (L) and output (Q): Labor usage Output 3 1 7 2 9 3 11 5 17 8 17 10 20 15 24 18 26 22 28 21 30 23
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 5:27pm

economics
Gamma Corporation, one of the firms that retains you as a financial analyst, is considering buying out Beta Corporation, a small manufacturing firm that is now barely operating at a profit. You recommend the buyout because you believe that new management could substantially ...
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 4:55pm

MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
SHOULD WE RENT OR BUY A HOUSE?
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 10:10am

managerial economics
mux/px=muy/py<muz/pz, there are 3 goods and z has a larger mu per dollar than x and y. so how does a consumer rectify this maximize satisfaction?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 7:36pm

Managerial Economics
Suppose that a firm is currently employing 10 workers, the only variable input, at a wage rate of $100. The average physical product of labor is 25, the last worker added 10 units to total output, and total fixed cost is $5,000. a. What is marginal cost? b. What is average ...
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 7:48pm

economics
Differeciate macroeconomics and microeconomics
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:20pm

Economics and development studies
Define food aid critically analyse it relevance to the developing prospects of the deloping countries. Its an essay reference needed
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:17pm

economics and development studies
What is population? Discuss the connection between population and development. Its any essay so bibliography
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:11pm

Economics and development studies
What is poverty? Why is important to understand the different context in which poverty manifests itself? Its an essay question Reference needed
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:04pm

Statistics
What are the steps espoused by Applied Statistics in Business and Economics for formal hypothesis testing? Explain why the sequence is important. What might happen if the hypothesis test is performed before the researcher has decided on the significance level?
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 11:05am

Economics
Indicate the effect that each of the following conditions will have on a company's average variable cost (AVC) and average total cost (ATC) curves: a. The movement of a company's administrative offices from New York City to New Jersey where rent costs are lower. b. The...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 9:37pm

Economics
Suggest three reasons why there is a market for expensive imported alcoholic drinks in countries such as Thailand, South Korea or India when there are locally produced substitues sold at a fraction of the price.
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2:32pm

economics
how would a citizen whoose income is in the top one percent talk about scarcity and trade offs?
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 12:22pm

eCONOMICS
Explain how an economist could use the slope of the yield curve to analyze the probability that a recession will occur and why the spread may matter.
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 12:48am

Managerial Economics
Ross Perot added his memorable “insight” to the debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when he warned that passage of NAFTA would create a “giant sucking sound” as U. S. employers shipped jobs to Mexico, where wages are lower than wages...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 7:06pm

Managerial Economics
When McDonald’s Corp. reduced the price of its Big Mac by 75 percent if customers also purchased french fries and a soft drink, The Wall Street Journal reported that the company was hoping the novel promotion would revive its U. S. sales growth. It didn’t. Within two...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 2:16pm

Managerial Economics
Antitrust authorities at the Federal Trade Commission are reviewing your company’s recent merger with a rival firm. The FTC is concerned that the merger of two rival firms in the same market will increase market power. A hearing is scheduled for your company to present ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 2:16pm

Economics
I need 3 reasons for the following questions: 1. how is comparative advantage shifting in car prodcuton? 2. Does France still have a comparative advantage in fine wines? Why?
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 11:52am

economics
Teddy Bear, Inc., a rapidly growing manufacturer of high fashion children's shoes, plans to open a new production facility in Gastonia. Based on information provided by the accounting department, the company estimates fixed costs of $250,000 per year. Its average variable ...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 3:15pm

manaegerial economics
iven a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes pr
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 1:28am

economics
Ninety-one-day Treasury bills carry an investment return (IR) of 6.25 percent. What is their purchase price? What is their discount rate (DR)? What are the formulas and how do you figure the answer? Thank you so very much.
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 3:39pm

economics
An automobile company, NISSAN, has a temporary cash surplus and lends its funds overnight through a repurchase agreement to a government securities dealer, earning $55,600 in interest income when the RP loan rate stood at 5.70 percent. What was the size of the loan that NISSAN...
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 3:29pm

economics
Expected cash flow from security $1000. What is the present value of expected cash flow (15% discount rate)? Please explain how to figure it. Thank you so much.
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 12:31pm

economics
ABC Machinery produces ice machine with historical (monthly) data in the Excel file. Please construct its short-run total cost function to answer the following questions: QUESTIONS 1. Given the data, please construct a Short-Run total cost (TC) function (cubic function) by ...
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 11:59am

Economics
What is the name given to the price set below the equilibrium point by the government?
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 4:41pm

economics
The cost function for an enterprise has the following form: TC = 10L + 20K The production function has the form: 4 ln L + 10 K 1/2 a. Derive the mathematical forms of the marginal and average products of capital and labor. How is the marginal product of labor affected by ...
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 2:48pm

economics
3 . The production of housing has the following form: H = number of housing units = 4(L + 10)1/2 + 80 (M + 3)3/4, where L is land and M is materials. One unit of L costs 100 and 1 unit of M costs 12. Find the cheapest ways to produce 1000 housing units, 2000 housing units, and...
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 1:31pm

economics
suppose that demand increase by 10% and supply increase by 50%. what would you expect to occur in the market for the good?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 9:36pm

economics
With illustrations, show how the study of business economics helps a business manager in decision making?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 1:16am

economics
suppose pam owns her own building in chicago, which she could rent for 200000 a year, and used to make 60000 a year managing a bed, bath, and beyond store. she decides to open a surfing store. her yearly sales are 500000, she pays her 2 sales workers 20000 each, she pays ...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7:45pm

economics
1. Consider the following four debt securities, which are identical in every characteristic except as noted: W: A corporate bond rated AAA X: A corporate bond rate BBB Y: A corporate bond rated AAA with a shorter time to maturity than bonds W and X Z: A corporate bond rated ...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 2:19pm

Health economics
indicate at which point flat-of-the-curve medicine is experienced in the following example (image that anitbiotics have been prescribed for a given population of 1,000 elderly person
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 10:34pm

Economics
There are three industrial firms in Happy Vally. Initial Cost of Reducing Firm Pollution Level Pollution by 1 unit A 70 units $20 B 80 units $25 C 50 units $10 The government wants to reduce pollution to 120 units, so it gives each firm 40 tradable pollution permits. Basically...
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 9:22pm

Economics
There are three industrial firms in Happy Vally. Initial Cost of Reducing Firm Pollution Level Pollution by 1 unit A 70 units $20 B 80 units $25 C 50 units $10 The government wants to reduce pollution to 120 units, so it gives each firm 40 tradable pollution permits. Basically...
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 6:53pm

economics
if ad1 and as1 are the before curves and ad2 and as2 are the after curves how is this graph set up
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 6:36pm

economics
economics - bobpursley, Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 12:06pm present value= 10,000/(1+i)+10000/(1+i)^2 I do not understand the answer!!!!!
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 3:10pm

Economics
Can someone help me with this question..Pleaseeee!! Suppose a government moves to reduce a budget deficit. Using the long-run model of the economy developed in Chapter 3, graphically illustrate the impact of reducing a government's budget deficit by reducing government ...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 2:56pm

Economics
Why do France, USA, CHINA AND INDIA HAVE COMPARATIVE ADVVANTAGE IN TOURISM?
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 2:17pm

ECONOMICS
Q2) Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which: a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 2:11pm

Economics
Why might exploiting a comparative advantage increase real incomes? I just need two reasons
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 1:25pm

social studies
-Lyndon B. Johnson Former President Lyndon felt that the most important first step in the war against poverty is? A) full employment B) efficiency in government C) our natural defense D) private and public economics
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 1:20pm

Statistic
Using this TABLE 12-6 for the following questions: The dean of a college is interested in the proportion of graduates from his college who have a job offer on graduation day. He is particularly interested in seeing if there is a difference in this proportion for accounting and...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 1:00pm

Applied statistics for business and economics
Only 0.02% of credit card holders of a company report the loss or theft of their credit cards each month. The company has 15,000 credit cards in the city of Memphis. Use the Poisson probability tables to answer the following questions. What is the probability that during the ...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 12:12pm

economics
What is the present value of $10,000 paid out at the beginning of each of the next two years using an interest rate of 10%?
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 11:50am

Statistic
TABLE 12-6 The dean of a college is interested in the proportion of graduates from his college who have a job offer on graduation day. He is particularly interested in seeing if there is a difference in this proportion for accounting and economics majors. In a random sample of...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 2:15am

Statistics
19. George got 70% on an economics exam where the mean was 55% and the variance was 9. If a professor wishes to change the distribution of marks so that they have a mean of 70% and a standard deviation of 5, what will George’s new mark be? a) 95% b) 85% c) 90% d) Over 100...
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:18pm

economics
Best Western University is trying to increase the size of its student body by shifting the demand curve for its educational services to the right. Which of the following will NOT shift its demand curve to the right?
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 3:26pm

ECONOMICS HELP PLEASE
i need to find any sources (articles) dealing with factory orders, employment levels, foreign companies, and factory closures... because I need to write a page of each one of them and what it means also...please help me on it
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 2:53pm

social economics
Does international law work? In what situations is it most effective? In what situations is it least effective?
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 9:20pm

economics
what does diversification do to risk?
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 7:17pm

geography
What does this mean? Thank you Colonialism is a process whereby sovereignty over the colony is claimed by the metropole and the social structure, government, and economics of the colony are changed, by colonists - people from the metropole.
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 4:53pm

economics
Two people enter a bus. Two adjacent cramped seats are free. Each person must decide whether to sit or stand. Sitting alone is more comfortable than sitting next to the other person, whihc is more comfortable than standing. a.) Suppose that each person only cares about her own...
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 2:38am

Economics
Which is not an economic right enjoyed by consumers
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 2:37pm

business economics
explain using illustrations how the study of business economics helps business managers in decision making
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 5:47am

economics
2. Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 1:09am

Economics
Suppose that the price of a stock is $50 at the beginning of a year and $53 at the end of the year, and it pays a dividend of $2 during the year. Calculate the stock’s current yield, capital-gains yield, and the return. Show your work for three separate calculations.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:27pm

Economics
One year ago, you bought a bond for $10,000. You received interest of $400 at the end of the year, as well as your $10,000 principal. If the inflation rate over the last year was five percent, calculate the real return. Show your work
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:26pm

Economics
Explain how an economist could use the slope of the yield curve to analyze the probability that a recession will occur and why the spread may matter.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:24pm

economics
why might an economist look at hundreds of cars moving along an assembly line and call it an example of scarcity
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:51am

managerial economoics
close relationship between mnagement and economics has led to the development of managerial economics
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 6:42am

managerial economics
firms demand function,p=24-0.54q and the average cost function,AC=Q2-8Q+36+3/Q,calculate the level of output Q, which maximize total revenue,maximizes profits
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 4:57am

Economics
True or false: The US must remove tariffs and quotas to open trade with foreign countries. Consider the following issues: The definition of tariffs and quotas. The strength of the dollar on domestic and global economies. Benefits from tariffs or quotas, including examples. ...
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 6:44pm

Social Studies
What are the 3 terms given to the U.S. system of economics?
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 5:03pm

managerial economics
Consider the following short-run production function (where L = variable input, Q =output): Q = 10L - 0.5L2 Suppose that output can be sold for $10 per unit.
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 3:17pm

economics
For anyone with experience working with game theories... 1.) Two animals are fighting over some prey. Each can be passive or aggressive. Each prefers to be aggressive if its opponent is passive, and passive if its opponent is aggressive; given its own stance, it prefers the ...
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 8:37pm

home economics
What do you give for a baby shower Please answer
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:17pm

economics
what would happen to the consumer spending and on the unempolymentrate if the U.S government were to increase personal income tax rates
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 4:24pm

economics (game theory)
For anyone with experience working with game theories... 1.) Two animals are fighting over some prey. Each can be passive or aggressive. Each prefers to be aggressive if its opponent is passive, and passive if its opponent is aggressive; given its own stance, it prefers the ...
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:41am

Manageral Economics (Economyst Only Please)
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&#...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 11:07am

Manageral Economics (Economyst Only Please)
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 to 75 cents, which he estimated would bring in an additional $ 65 ...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 11:07am

Manageral Economics (Economyst Only Please)
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 ...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 11:06am

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 ...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 10:39am

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&#...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 10:37am

business economics
how business economics helps business manager in decision making
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 3:20am

Economics
Question 3: Suppose an individual has the following utility over consumption: u(x) = x 1 2 . The individual currently earns $2,500 per month, which is spent to finance consumption. Suppose the individual is ofered a job with a new internet company. The new position will pay ...
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 11:23pm

Economics
Which government bodies influence national fiscal policies that potentially affect the housing market?
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 7:52pm

prob and stats
The scores on an Economics examination are normally distributed with a mean of 77 and a standard deviation of 18. If the instructor assigns a grade of A to 16% of the class, what is the lowest score a student may have and still obtain an A? (Give your answer to two decimal ...
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 1:13am

economics
The following information applies to the market for a particular items in the absence of a unit excise tax: Price($ per unit) Quantity Supplied Quantity Demanded 4 50 200 5 75 175 6 100 150 7 125 125 8 150 100 9 175 75 According to the information above, in the absence of a ...
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 3:55pm

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