1. Managerial Economics

    Diseconomies of scale can be caused by: A)bureaucratic inefficiencies B)increasing advertising and promotional costs. C)the law of diminishing returns D)all of the above
  2. Advanced Economics(resoponses to economyst to my q

    Orginal question: display.cgi?id=1233498037 although diseconomies of scale may not result in a rising marginal cost (but it is certain for AC,right?), Law of diminishing returns cause the rise of MC indirectly. Under this situation, WHY P did not
  3. Calc Help

    The daily sales, S, in thousands of dollars, is a function of the money, x, spent on advertising (in thousands of dollars) according to: S(x)= -x^3+9x^2+6/6. Find the x-coordinate of the point of diminishing returns. How much money is spent on advertising
  4. economics

    When a firms long run avg cost curve is horizontal for a range of output, then in that range production displays: a) constant avg fixed costs b) increasing returns to scale c) constant returns to scale d) decreasing returns to scale i think d
  5. micro

    hi, i need some help with my econ homework. i know what the law is, basically that more isn't always better. i just need to know how to tell if it applies to a labor equation. my problem goes like this. F(K,L) = K + 10L, write expressions for marginal
  6. business

    what is two example of promotional advertising? There are two broad definitions of promotional advertising: 1. draw customers into a store by featuring items and low prices. 2. giving away items, like bags and pens, with the company's name on them.
  7. Econ

    When the law of diminishing returns applies, which of the following would rise with increased employment of labor, ceteris paribus? A. Fixed costs B. Marginal cost C. Marginal revenue D. The wage rate
  8. Econ-Returns to scale

    Determine whether returns to scale is decreasing, increasing or constant: Q = 2K + 3L + KL Take a shot. Hint: increase both K and L by, say 10%. Does Q rise by more than 10% (increasing), less than 10% (decreasing), or exactly 10% (constant)
  9. Economy

    How to draw isoquant curves for a certain quantity? What does "increasing return to scale" and "decreasing returns to scale" mean? What is "capital input" if all I have is quantity of labor and total quqntity of product? Typically, a production isoquant is
  10. Economics

    Suppose the total output curve increases at an increasing rate for workers 1 to 50, increases at a decreasing rate from workers 51 to 101, and decreases beyond 101 workers. You would know that Choose one answer. a. marginal product is increasing from
  11. Economics

    2. If a firm increases all of its inputs by 60 percent and its output increases by 90 percent, then you know that: A) it is encountering diseconomies of scale. B) it is encountering economies of scale. C) it is encountering constant returns to scale. D)
  12. Accounting

    Cost Allocation is a method to identify and distribute indirect costs. Direct costs are costs assignable to a specific cost objective, whereas indirect costs are costs incurred for multiple cost objectives or not assignable to a specific cost objective
  13. Managerial Economics

    When a firm increased its output by one unit, its Average Cost decreased. This implies that A)the law of diminishing returns has not yet taken effect B)MC<AFC C)MC<AC D)MC=AC
  14. Math

    A retail store estimates that weekly sales s and weekly advertising costs x (both in dollars) are related by s=50000−430000e^(−00009x) The current weekly advertising costs are 2000 dollars and these costs are increasing at the rate of 300
  15. Microeconomics

    If a firm has a U-Shaped long-run average cost curve, a.) its fixed cost rises as output rises. b.) it must have increasing returns to scale at low levels or production and decreasing returns to scale at high levels of production. C.) it must have
  16. economics

    The table shows the relationship for a hypothetical firm between its advertising expenditures and the quantity of its out-put that it expects it can sell at a fixed price of $5 per unit. Advertising Quantity Sold at P = $5/IN Expenditures (millions)
  17. Marketing

    i need help completing these tasks...can u guys offer help on each of these taskS? thanks... task 1: describe how key aims and objectives for Nike may be achieved by promotional activity.. task1A: explain how the promotional aspect of the marketing mix
  18. accounting

    Your company’s sales are 50,000 units. The unit variable cost is $12. Your markup percent on sales is 40% and your fixed costs are $100,000. 1. What is your profit / loss? You are thinking of increasing your advertising by $200,000. Based on previous
  19. Economics

    The law of increasing costs means that as production shifts from one item to another, A. the cost of production gets cheaper and cheaper. B. the cost of producing an item stays the same no matter how many are produced. C. more and more resources are
  20. ECON

    PLEASE CHECK AND CORRECT MY ANSWERS!!!! MRTS = marginal rate of technical substitution RTS = returns to scale MP = marginal product Suppose the production function is Cobb-Douglas and f(x1, x2) = [x1^(1/2)][x2^(3/2)]. (Note: x1 and x2 are variables). a)
  21. marketing

    Your company’s sales are 50,000 units. The unit variable cost is $12. Your markup percent on sales is 40% and your fixed costs are $100,000. 1. What is your profit / loss? $100,000 You are thinking of increasing your advertising by $200,000. Based on
  22. Economics

    2. Advertising can inform buyers, but sellers must incur costs to advertise. If so, advertising can result in higher prices to consumers. Does this mean advertising is economically inefficient? If not, explain how it can simultaneously create value and
  23. Earth Science

    11.   Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake?  A. Amplitude scale B. Moment magnitude scale C. Richter scale D. Modified Mercalli scale D?
  24. managerial economics

    Should a manager hire a new person if they are going to cause a diminishing returns?
  25. managerial economics

    Should a manager hire a new person if they are going to cause a diminishing returns?
  26. Indifference Curves

    For each example below, draw a set of three indifference curves that represent the given preferences. Be certain to show the direction of increasing utility. Also write down a utility function that would be consistent with the given preferences and use
  27. entrepeurneurship

    when your company pays for a promotional message , this is what type of form advertising public relations word of mouth market research
  28. economics

    Explain in about 4 paragraphs with numerical illustrations and graphs what is Diminishing Marginal Returns.
  29. Microeconomics (need to see if i got these right.

    31. If an increase in the price of a good leads to an increase in total revenue, then _____. (Points: 3) the supply curve must be price inelastic the demand curve must be price inelastic I CHOSE THIS ONE the supply curve is price elastic none of the above
  30. Microeconomics

    Long-run average total costs curves are often U-shaped: A: For the same reasons that average total cost curces are often U-shaped. B: Because of constant returns to scales. C: Because of increasing coordination problems at low levels of production and
  31. English

    Create a promotional campaign for a shakespeare play - The Tempest Think of ways of advertising this play to today's audiences.
  32. Economics

    Does this production possibilities curve reflect the law of increasing opportunity costs.explain
  33. Science

    Lava and other materials that are launched from a volcano into the air are referred to as A. flows. B. tephra. (C. magma.) D. basalts. but i also think its B Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake? (A. Modified
  34. MARKETING!!

    PLEASE HELP ME MATCH THE FOLLOWING... 1.standard of living 2. economies of scale 3. division of labor. 4. gross domestic product 5. investment. 6. diminisihing returns 7. infrastructure. 8. production 9. productivity 10. technology. a. value of final goods
  35. Economic

    1. The principle that states that the more you have of something, the less satisfaction you will get from an additional unit is the a. law of demand. c. law of equilibrium. b. law of diminishing marginal utility. d. price elasticity. 2. Demand for one
  36. calculus

    It is estimated that an annual advertising revenue received by a certain newspaper will be R(x)=0.5x^2+3x+160 thousand dollars when its circulation is x thousand. The circulation of the paper is currently 10,000 and is increasing at a rate of 2,000 per
  37. Economics

    A firm uses only one variable input and faces the following Average Cost function: AC = Q^2 - 15Q + 48 Calculate the output level (Q) at which diminishing returns set in.
  38. Economics

    What do you think are the pluses (advantages) and minuses (disadvantages) when firms have market power? Be sure to explain your answer from a consumer and a firm’s point of view. why did ESPRIT closed all stores in the U.S. Include a few of these word
  39. Economics

    What do you think are the pluses (advantages) and minuses (disadvantages) when firms have market power? Be sure to explain your answer from a consumer and a firm’s point of view. why did ESPRIT closed all stores in the U.S. Include a few of these word
  40. Managerial Finance & Accounting

    P10-9 Performance Evaluations (M324) - Objs. 2, 5 The Promotion and Advertising Department at Jefferson Corporation coordinates point of purchase promotions for its distributors. Employees of this department are graphic arts or marketing majors who develop
  41. cal

    Monthly sales, in thousands, of a new laptop computer grow according to the model N(t)=4.7te^-0.3t where t is the number after introduction. Determine the point of diminishing returns and interpret your answer.
  42. economics

    A firm has two factories, one twice as large as the second. As the number of workers at each factory increases, which factory will experience diminishing returns first?
  43. economics

    A firm has two factories, one twice as large as the second. As the number of workers at each factory increases, which factory will experience diminishing returns first?
  44. economics

    a firm has two factories, one twice as large as the second. as the number of workers at each factory increases, which factory will experience diminishing returns first
  45. Accounting

    You have recently been employed by a large retail chain that sells sporting goods. One of your tasks is to help prepare financial statements for external distribution. The chain's largest creditor, National Savings & Loan, requires that financial
  46. Microeconomics

    45. The change in total output resulting from a 1-unit increase in the quantity of an input used, holding the quantities of all other inputs constant, is ______. (Points: 3) average cost average product marginal cost marginal product 46. When an additional
  47. Marketing

    Advertising turns off some people. They say that it insults their intelligence, and advertising claims are often untrue. Advertising is just used to 'sell thenm something". Others argue that advertising is beneficial and actually provides value for
  48. Agriculture

    1; What is advertising 2; 5 media mean s of advertising 3; roles of science and technology in advertising 4; 5 benefits of advertising.
  49. Economics

    At a management luncheon, two managers were overheard arguing about the following statement “A manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns”. Is this statement correct? If so, why? If not, explain why not.
  50. economics

    at a management luncheon two managers were overheard arguing about the following statement a manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns. is this statement correct? if so why? if not explain why not.
  51. Economics

    1) Lowering the price by 10%. What is the break-even level of output? The company produces specialized glass units and is concerned that, as the market leader, they should be able to make higher profits than they currently are. The firm’s costs are as
  52. ECONOMICS

    At a management luncheon, two managers were overheard arguing about the follow- ing statement: “A manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns.” Is this statement correct? If so, why? If not, explain why not.
  53. Law

    •Provide a chart showing some of the basic costs of crime, including indirect costs (such as emotional costs) and economic costs. •Discuss the concept of indirect costs of crime. •List at least three indirect costs of crime. These costs can be costs
  54. Maths Algebra

    The company produces specialised industrial air extraction units and is concerned that, as the market leader, they should be able to make higher profits than they currently are. The firm’s costs are as follows; overheads ‘d’ are £800,000 labour
  55. Government

    The owner of a clothing factory wants to make more winter coats. According to the law of increasing costs, what will happen next? A. The factory owner will have to give something up to make more costs. OR B. The cost of making winter coats will stay the
  56. economics

    if production is Q=(a^c) min(K,L) where a>0, c>1, price of capital(r)=£10 and price of labour (w)= £10 what is the optimal combination of capital and labour? does the production have increasing/constant/decreasing returns to scale?
  57. Science

    1. _______ magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions. A. Andesitic B. Rhyolitic C. Basaltic D. Composite B? 2. A common characteristic of mountains formed by two colliding continents is marine _______ rock. A. sedimentary B. metamorphic C.
  58. Economics

    Poland Spring, Dasani and Aquafina who together produce 90% of all the bottled water consumed in the US, each spend well over $300 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their water brands. If one firm is advertising its brands
  59. economics

    aztec enterprises depends heavily on advertising to sell its products. management at aztec is allowed to spend $2million monthly on advertising, but no more than this amount. each month, aztec spends exactly $2million on advertising. what is aztec's
  60. H.S. econ

    My daughter is a sophomore in high school taking an econ class. Unfortunately, the teacher has chosen not to use the assigned text book, and uses other material for his tests. Therefore, I can't help her study the text. These questions were part of the
  61. H.S. Econ

    My daughter is a sophomore in high school taking an econ class. Unfortunately, the teacher has chosen not to use the assigned text book, and uses other material for his tests. Therefore, I can't help her study the text. These questions were part of the
  62. H.S. Econ

    My daughter is a sophomore in high school taking an econ class. Unfortunately, the teacher has chosen not to use the assigned text book, and uses other material for his tests. Therefore, I can't help her study the text. These questions were part of the
  63. Law

    1. The law enforcement defense extends only to those people tasked with and legally authorized to enforce laws. This includes which of the following? A. City, state, and federal law enforcement B. All security guards C. Citizens on patrol with the legal
  64. eco365

    Write a paper of no more than 1,750 words analyzing the current market conditions of the organization or industry you selected. Address the following topics: • Market structure • Effect of new companies entering the market • Prices • Technology •
  65. Political Science

    What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy? To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape? What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy? What are some of the drawbacks to the current
  66. Political Science

    I need help on this. What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy? To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape? What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy? What are some of the
  67. Political Science

    I need help on this. What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy? To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape? What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy? What are some of the
  68. Communications

    Consider how free speech supports the right to circulate goods, services, and images in the marketplace. In addition, consider how free speech in advertising has raised concerns about advertising manipulation, especially with regard to children, teens, and
  69. communications

    • Consider how free speech supports the right to circulate goods, services, and images in the marketplace. In addition, consider how free speech in advertising has raised concerns about advertising manipulation, especially with regard to children, teens,
  70. Calculus

    The relationship between the amount of money x that Cannon Precision Instruments spends on advertising and the company's total sales S(x) is given by the following function where x is measured in thousands of dollars. S(x) = -0.002x3 + 0.9x2 + 4x + 500 (0
  71. Economics

    The marginal revenue product (MRP) of land declines as more land is brought into production because: A.land is a "free and nonreproducible gift of nature." B.of diminishing returns. C.land rent has no incentive function. D.the supply of land is fixed.
  72. Entrepreneurship

    1. After you have put a marketing plan in place, it is important to do what? A) Monitor the results. B) Increase the price. C) Reduce your advertising. D) Segment the market. Is the answer A? 2. Using advertising to promote a company instead of a product
  73. health admn

    Health care is evolving and facing increasing challenges related to reimbursement, staff shortages, patient safety, increasing costs, and increasing regulatory requirements. As a health care leader, which leadership skills do you find most valuable when
  74. Marketing

    True or False questions 1. An example of promotional advertising would be a company that advertises that they donate a portion of a product's sales to a charity or health organization. I said false. 2. Architectural displays make the customer feel like
  75. Economics

    1. The law of diminishing returns implies that at some output level: a) Marginal cost must fall b) Average total cost must diminish c) profit increases d) Marginal cost must rise e) Total cost must fall 2. The vertical distance between total cost curve and
  76. MicroEconomics

    If Budweiser, Miller and Coors, who together produce 80% of all beer consumed in the US, each spend well over $500 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their beer brands. Would these firms welcome congressional legislation which
  77. health care

    Health care is evolving and facing increasing challenges related to reimbursement, staff shortages, patient safety, increasing costs, and increasing regulatory requirements. As a health care leader, ehich leadership skills do you find most valuable when
  78. marketing

    • The goal of integrated marketing communication (IMC) is to produce a unified promotional message that has the customer as its focus. All promotional activity, such Draft a 200- to 300-word response answering the following questions: o How does an
  79. Micro Econ

    Budweiser, Miller and Coors, who together produce 80% of all beer consumed in the US, each spend well over $500 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their beer brands. Do you think these firms would welcome congressional
  80. HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

    Traditionally healthcare organizations have been based on the bureaucratic model. In what ways has the bureaucratic model enhanced healthcare communication? In what ways has it been a detriment? Would you recommend a different model to improve
  81. Math

    A real estate salesperson bought promotional calendars and date books to give to her customers at the end of the year. The calendars cost $0.75 each, and the date books cost $0.40 each. She ordered a total of 600 promotional items and spent $380. How many
  82. math

    A real estate salesperson bought promotional calendars and date books to give to her customers at the end of the year. The calendars cost $0.75 each, and the date books cost $0.40 each. She ordered a total of 600 promotional items and spent $380. How many
  83. American National Government

    I have a few questions that I need help with, not necessarily the answer but some advice. I need to do a paper about federal bureaucracy. In this paper I need to talk about what red tape means, how much Congress is to blame for the bureaucratic red tape,
  84. Math

    A real estate salesperson bought promotional calendars and date books to give to her customers at the end of the year. The calendars cost ​$0.750.75 ​each, and the date books cost ​$0.500.50 each. She ordered a total of 500500 promotional items and
  85. art

    I left out these very last sentences, Writeacher. Tahnk you very much. 1) Interactive advertising is an advertising technique which tries to make (better: create) contact with its clients. 2) In Sweden there is a law according to which (not for which)
  86. History- French Revolution

    I think the answer is a, but I would choose e if it weren't for letter d. Because I don't believe that his taxes actually resolved the financial crisis. Help, please. The financial crisis of the pre-1789 period in France: a. was caused primarily by war
  87. Pre-writing skills

    Advertising. I know I have to write about advertising. What do I know about advertising? I know you have to market a product to a specific audience. Advertising is used to sell things like soft drinks or cars. I think I need to narrow down my choices of
  88. algebra

    A family of 2 adults and 4 children visited Sentosa during the June holidays.An adult ticket cost $18.90 and a child ticket $12.80 during the promotional period.if the family enjoyed the promotional price,what was the total cost of the tickets for the
  89. Economics

    Hi, please help me with this econs question! thanks! I'm asked to sketch the average and marginal cost curves of a software company, in which when it first starts up, the costs are extremely high. (High start up costs, millions of dollar spent to make the
  90. please help with economics!

    Hi, please help me with this econs question! thanks! I'm asked to sketch the average and marginal cost curves of a software company, in which when it first starts up, the costs are extremely high. (High start up costs, millions of dollar spent to make the
  91. econ/business

    Last month, Sue, of Sue's Sandwiches, sold $3,000 worth of product (sandwiches and sodas) from her sidewalk cart to 300 customers. She spent $600 on the sandwich ingredients and buying the sodas wholesale. Her monthly costs are the following: Utilities =
  92. question

    Mini Makers, a small manufacturer of action figures, is formulating a budget for next year's promotional activities. The company decides to budget $50,000 for promotional expenses (an amount equal to its nearest competitor's allotment.) Mini Makers is
  93. 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
  94. Math

    1. Scale is 1 in.= 3 ft. If the room is 8 inches long and 2 inches wide on a blueprint, how much will it costs to clean the carpet if the costs is $15 per square foot?
  95. computer science

    n insurance company wants to offer a new 5-year, level-term life insurance policy to recent college graduates. The policy will have a face value (the amount paid in case of death) of $50,000. Normally, the company charges different premiums depending on
  96. lavin

    A firm has the following short-run production function: Q = 100L + 10L2 - 0.7L3 Where Q = quantity of output per week; L = Labor (number of workers) a. When does the law of diminishing returns take effect? b. Calculate the value for Stage I in the
  97. physics

    (a) A bathroom scale has a spring that is compressed by 1.50 cm when a 165 kg person stands on the scale. Assuming the spring is described by Hooke's law, find its force constant. (b) How much would it be compressed if a 94.0 kg person stands on the scale
  98. Science

    Which scale measures the amount of damage after an earthquake? Richter scale Mercalli intensity scale moment magnitude scale seismograph scale
  99. business studies

    what does 'alleviates diseconomies' mean ? I went to http://www.google.com and entered alleviates diseconomies as search words. You can, too, and perhaps find some websites that will help you with this terminology. Another strategy is to go to
  100. algebra

    the revenue for a sandwich shop is directly proportinal to its advertising budge. when the owner spent 2000. a month on advertising, the revenue was $120,000. if the revenue is now $ 180,000 how much is the owner spending on advertising? The 50% increase