# You are a researcher for a professional research firm.Your firm has won a contract to do a study for an air travel industry publication

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1. ## Economics

you are hired as the consultant to a monopolistically competitive firm. The firm reports the following information about its price, marginal cost, and average total cost. Can the firm possibly be maximizing profit? If the firm is profit maximizing, is the

2. ## Financial Management

A firm's stock is selling for \$85, Dividend yield=5%. A 7% growth rate is expected for the common stock. The firm's tax rate is 32%. (question) What is the firm's cost of retained earnings? a)8.16% b)12.00% c)12.35% d)cannot be determined

3. ## Economics

Two firms produce the same good and compete against each other in a Cournot market. The market demand for their product is P = 204 - 4Q, and each firm has a constant marginal cost of \$12 per unit. MR1 = 204 - 8q1 - 4q2. Let q1 be the output produced by

4. ## finance firm's sales on credit

In general, the larger the portion of a firm's sales that are on credit, the: A. lower will be the firm's need to borrow B. higher will be the firm's need to borrow C. more rapidly credit sales will be paid off D. more the firm can buy raw materials on

5. ## managerial economics

A firm uses a single plant with costs C= 160 +16Q +.1Q2 and faces the price equation P= 96 – .4Q. a) Find the firm’s profit-maximizing price and quantity. What is the profit? b) The firm’s production manager claims that the firm’s average cost of

6. ## Logarithm Function

Chels is a recent business grad and has been offered entry level positions with two firms. Firm A offers a starting salary of 40,000 per year with a 2000 per year increase guaranteed each subsequent year. Firm B offers a starting salary of 38500, with a 5%

7. ## Economics

Two firms, A and B, each currently dump 50 tons of chemicals into the local river. The government has decided to reduce the pollution and from now on will require a pollution permit for each ton of pollution dumped into the river. The government will sell

8. ## Economics

Suppose that a typical firm in a monopolistically competitive industry faces a demand curve given by: q = 60 - (1/2)p, where q is quantity sold per week. The firm's marginal cost curve is given by: MC = 60. 1. How much will the firm produce in the short

9. ## statistics

12.27 A study has been carried out to compare the United Way contributions made by clerical workers from three local corporations. A sample of clerical workers has been randomly selected from each firm, and the dollar amounts of their contributions are as

10. ## Economics

For the following characteristic say whether it describes a perfectly competitive firm, a monopolistically competitive firm, monopoly firm, or neither. a. Has marginal revenue less than price. I would think this would be neither. b. Produces at minimum of

11. ## 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

12. ## marketing

Which of the following statements regarding marketing strategies is FALSE? A. These strategies require decisions about the specific customers the firm will target and the marketing mix the firm will develop to appeal to that target market. B. It is useful

13. ## statistics

You are a researcher for a professional research firm.Your firm has won a contract to do a study for an air travel industry publication

14. ## Intro to Probability

two construction contracts are to be randomly assigned to one or more of 3 firms- I,II,III. A firm may receive more than one contract. if each contract has a potential profit of 90,000 dollars. find the expected potential profit for firm I. then find the

15. ## college finance

An unlevered firm with a market value of \$1 million has 50,000 shares outstanding. The firm restructures itself by issuing 200 new par bonds with face value of \$1,000 and an 8% coupon. The firm uses the proceeds to repurchase outstanding stock. In

16. ## Operations management

An appliance manufacturer wants to contract with a repair shop to handle authorized repairs. The company has an acceptable range of repair time from 50 minutes to 90 minutes. Two firms have submitted bids for the work. In the evaluation trail, one firm had

17. ## managerial economics

The cost function for a firm is given by TC = 500 + Q2. The firm sells output in a perfectly competitive market and other firms in the industry sell at a price of \$100. a) What price should the manger of this firm put on its product? b) What level of

18. ## CORRECTED ECONOMICS ?

You own four firms that produce different products. The following table summarizes the conditions in each firm. After calculating the missing numbers for each firm, make one of the following four decisions regarding operations in each firm, and explain why

19. ## marketing

Which of the following statements regarding marketing strategies is FALSE? A. These strategies must meet the needs of target customers, and a firm is likely to get a competitive advantage if it just meets needs in the same way as some other firm. B. These

20. ## Economics

You’ve been hired by an unprofitable firm to determine whether it should shut down its unprofitable operation. The firm currently uses 70 workers to produce 300 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is \$100, and the price of the firm’s

TCO 4) One result of taking a firm private is. 1.the firm's stock is no longer available for purchase on the open market. 2.managers lose some control as the number of .stockholders increases. 3.the public image of the firm will suffer 4.the firm will have

22. ## 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

23. ## Economics

The cost function for a firm is given by TC = 500 + Q2. The firm sells output in a perfectly competitive market and other firms in the industry sell at a price of \$100. a) What price should the manger of this firm put on its product? b) What level of

24. ## Economics

Help! which one?! 8. All of the following are types of foreign direct investment (FDI) except _____. a foreign company merges with an existing firm in a less developed country (LDC) a foreign company takes over a firm in an LDC a foreign company enters

25. ## algebra

Three firms carry inventories that differ in size. Firm A's inventory contains 2000 items, firm B's inventory contains 5000 items, and firm C's inventory contains 10,000 items. The population standard deviation for the cost of the items in each firm's

26. ## Economics/Math

In a perfectly competitive industry, the market price is \$25. A firm is currently producing 10,000 units of output, its average total cost is \$28, its marginal cost is \$20, and its average variable cost is \$20. Given these facts, explain whether the

27. ## Economy

Use the following information to answer the question. There are three firms in an economy: X,Y,Z. Firm X buys \$200 worth of goods from firm Y, and \$300 worth of goods from firm Z, and produces 250 units of output at \$4 per unit. Firm Y buys \$150 worth of

28. ## fin 370 # 2

(individual or component costs of capital) Your firm is considering a new investment proposal and would like to calculate its weighted average cost of capital. To help in this, compute the cost of capital for the firm for the following: a. A bond that has

29. ## ECONOMICS

A firm uses a single plant with costs C= 160 +16Q +.1Q2 and faces the price equation P= 96 – .4Q. a) Find the firm’s profit-maximizing price and quantity. What is the profit? b) The firm’s production manager claims that the firm’s average cost of

30. ## fin 370

(individual or component costs of capital)Compute the cost of the capital for the firm for the following:? a. A bond that has a \$1,000 par value (face value) and a contract or coupon interest rate of 11.7%. The bonds have a current market value of \$1,125

31. ## economics

The graph on the left shows the short-run marginal cost curve for a typical firm selling in a perfectly competitive industry. The graph on the right shows current industry demand and supply. a. What is the marginal revenue that this perfectly competitive

32. ## 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

33. ## Corporate Finance

By how much must a firm reduce its assets in order to improve ROA from 10% to 12% if the firm's profit margin is 5% on sales of \$4 million?

34. ## economics

You are hired as the consultant to a monopolistically competitive firm. The firm reports the following information about its price, marginal cost, and average total cost. Can the firm possibly be maximizing profit? If not, what should it do to increase

35. ## finance

Firm L has debt with a market value of \$200,000 and a yield of 9%. The firm's equity has a market value of \$300,000, its earnings are growing at a 5% rate, and its tax rate is 40%. A similar firm with no debt has a cost of equity of 12%. Under the MM

36. ## FINANCE

Direct send-Single. Ocean Research of San Diego, California, just received a check in the amount of \$800,000 from a customer in Bangor, Maine. If the firm processes the check in the normal manner, the funds will become available in 6 days. To speed up this

37. ## 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

38. ## economics

3. Suppose that the total monthly demand for golf services is given by Q = 20 – P The marginal cost to the firm of each golfer is \$1. If this demand function is based on the individual demands of 10 golfers, what is the optimal two part pricing strategy

Firm A and firm B have debt-total asset ratios of 35% and 30% and ROA of 12% and 11%, respectively. Which firm has a greater ROE? I think that it is firm B since it has more equity financing its assets.

40. ## Economics

A firm and a worker interact as follows. First, the firm can make 2 contract offers (wage, jobtype): (w, z=0) and (w, z=1) where z=0 denotes the "safe" job and z=1 denotes the "risky job. After observing the firm's contract offer(w,z) the worker accepts or

41. ## Economics

Yeah, so I'm in urgent need of help with this homework. 1. Assume that in a perfectly competitive market, a firm's costs and revenue are: Marginal cost = average variable cost at \$20 Marginal cost = average total cost at \$30 Marginal cost = average revenue

42. ## fin 370 # 2

(individual or component costs of capital) Your firm is considering a new investment proposal and would like to calculate its weighted average cost of capital. To help in this, compute the cost of capital for the firm for the following: a. A bond that has

43. ## Marketing

Please check and correct my answers for the following multiple choice questions: 1-For Tesla, a new firm that makes an electric sports car, estimating how many competitors will make electric vehicles and what kinds they will make, is: *A. One of the

44. ## managerial economics

Suppose the inverse market demand equation is P = 80 ¡V 4(QA+QB), where QA is the output of firm A and QB is the output of firm B, and both firms have a constant marginal constant of \$4. Firm B is the Stackelberg leader in this market. (a)State the

45. ## economics-micro

Suppose that a firm is the only domestic producer of a commodity and that there are no imports of the good. The firm’s total cost and demand curves are given by the following two equations: TC = 6Q + ·05Q2 : Q = 360 - 20P q) The government wishes to

46. ## Economics

You own four firms that produce different products. The following table summarizes the conditions in each firm. After calculating the missing numbers for each firm, make one of the following four decisions regarding operations in each firm, and explain why

47. ## psychology

Listed below are the effects of observation on research. Match the bias of the effect with the research situation described. Observation Bias: A. Researcher's own feelings B. Inadequate research methods C. Researcher's closeness to subjects D. Researcher's

48. ## finanace

Compute the cost of the capital for the firm for the following:? a. A bond that has a \$1,000 par value (face value) and a contract or coupon interest rate of 11.6%. The bonds have a current market value of \$1,124 and will mature in 10 years. The firms

49. ## statistics

Employees in a large computer firm claim that the mean salary of the firm’s programmers is less than that of its competitors. The competitor’s salary is \$47,000. A random sample of 30 of the firm’s programmers has a mean salary of \$46,500 with a

50. ## Finance

Consider a firm that has decided to make, but has not yet announced, a large “bonus” cash dividend amounting in the aggregate to \$5 million. The firm has 1 million shares outstanding that sell for \$20 each. The firm has no debt; there are no taxes; and

51. ## managerial economics

Consider the one-shot, simultaneous move game below, and answer the accompanying questions: Player & Strategy Firm B Left Right Firm A Up 4,4 0,0 Down 0,0 2,2 (a)List the strategies for Firm A and Firm B (b)State the set of strategy profiles. (c)Suppose

52. ## Financial Managment

You are the president and chief executive officer of a family owned manufacturing firm with assets of \$ 45 million. The company articles of incorporation and state laws place no restrictions on the sale of stock to outsiders. An unexpected opportunity to

53. ## Finance

Agency theory deals with the issue of Answer when to hire an agent to represent the firm in negotiations. the legal liabilities of a firm if an employee, acting as the firm's agent, injures someone. the limitations placed on an employee acting as the

54. ## economics

supose the following demand and cost function of duopoly firm x=40-0.2p where x=x1+x2 c1=50+2x1+0.5x12 c2=100+10x2 drive riaction function find cournot equilibrium quantity and price calculate the equilubrium price and output of each firm assume firm 1 is

TCO 4) One result of taking a firm private is. 1.the firm's stock is no longer available for purchase on the open market. 2.managers lose some control as the number of .stockholders increases. 3.the public image of the firm will suffer 4.the firm will have

56. ## algebra

The average cost of moving a distance of 1225 miles is 1035\$ if you handle your own. This is about 52% of the cost of hiring a professional moving firm. what is the cost of the professional moving firm?

57. ## econ

P=15-Q/1000. Suppose there are two firms in this market. Compute equilibrium quantities and profits for each firm, and the equilibrium market price. Hint: Start with thinking about the number of loaves a firm will sell in a month — this quantity must be

58. ## econ

1. Consider a pure monopolist with short-run total cost function given by STC = 1000 +200 Q + 12.5 Q2. Suppose also that this firm faces an inverse market demand function given by P = 800 – 20 Q. a. How much should this firm produce and what price should

59. ## Economics

A firm is a natural monopoly if: a) its average cost curve falls throughout its relevant output range. b) the firm owns an essential natural resource used in making the product. c) the government has granted the firm the right to a monopoly. d)the firm

60. ## Finance

An unlevered firm with a market value of \$1 million has 50,000 shares outstanding. The firm restructures itself by issuing 200 new par bonds with face value of \$1,000 and an 8% coupon. The firm uses the proceeds to repurchase outstanding stock. In

61. ## microeconomics

Under the condition the two cournot’s duopolistic firms have identical costs, assume that the market demand and cost functions are given as follows; P=60-Q where Q=Q1+Q2 MC1=MC2=0 Where Q1 is the output of firm 1 Q2 is the output of firm 2 P is the price

62. ## Economics

CCM television station is considering selling promotional videos produced by Firm A or Firm B. Firm A will charge the station a set up fee of \$1,200 plus \$2 for each cassette, while firm B has no set up fee and will charge \$4.00 for each cassette. The

63. ## monoplistic competition

Suppose that a typical firm in a monopolistically competitive industry faces a demand curve given by: q = 60 − (1/2)p, where q is quantity sold per week. The firm’s marginal cost curve is given by: MC = 60. How much will the firm produce in the short

Please check my answers: 4) Professional Dental Supply has been successfully selling dental instruments to dentists for the past 20 years, and has developed strong customer relations. When looking for new marketing opportunities, Professional Dental Supply

65. ## Legal Aspect of Business

Research an American firm/corporation that has been affected or is in the process of responding to recent shifts in international policies and regulations as they relate to foreign investment. Summarize your findings in 5-7 paragraphs. Do not use Coca

You are a marketing manager interviewing for a new job at several different firms simultaneously. You expect to be asked the same questions in each interview dealing with what you think are some good new marketing opportunities for each firm to pursue. You

67. ## economics

In general the role of board of directors is to: a) Direct the day-to-day activities of the firm b) Represent investor interests in management of the firm c) Insure that the firm operates legally d) Provide "staff" assistance to the CEO in strategic

68. ## economics

in general the role of board of directors is to: a) direct the day-to-day activities of the firm b) represent investor interests in management of the firm c) insure that the firm operates legally d)provide staff assistance to the CEO in strategic matters

69. ## economics

in general the role of board of directors is to: a) direct the day-to-day activities of the firm b) represent investor interests in management of the firm c) insure that the firm operates legally d)provide staff assistance to the CEO in strategic matters

70. ## Statistics 12.27

A study has been carried out to compare the United Way contributions made by clerical workers from three corporations. A sample of clerical workers has been randomly selected from each firm, and the dollar amounts of their contributions are as follows.

71. ## Statistics

A firm claims that only 10% of its accounts receivables are over 30 days past due. The bank that supplies working capital or interim loans to the firm is suspect of the figure and accordingly takes a random of 100 accounts of the firm. Find probability

72. ## Economics

n auto-service establishment has estimated its monthly cost function as follows: TC = 6000 + 10 Q where Q is the number of cars it services each months and TC represents its total cost. The firm is targeting 35,000 net monthly profit servicing 2000 cars.

73. ## Economics

A firm uses a single plant with costs C = 160 + 16Q + .1Q2 and faces the price equation P = 96 - .4Q. a. Find the firm’s profit-maximizing price and quantity. What is its profit? b. The firm’s production manager claims that the firm’s average cost of

74. ## Econ VERY URGENT, HELP!

Consider a simple economy consisting of only four firms. Firm A, a mining enterprise, extracts iron ore. Firm B, a Steelmaker, produces steel sheets. Firm C, a carmaker, makes automobile while Firm D produces automobile tires. In 2016, firm A extracts

75. ## Econ URGENT HELP!

Consider a simple economy consisting of only four firms. Firm A, a mining enterprise, extracts iron ore. Firm B, a Steelmaker, produces steel sheets. Firm C, a carmaker, makes automobile while Firm D produces automobile tires. In 2016, firm A extracts

76. ## VERY URGENT, HELP!

Consider a simple economy consisting of only four firms. Firm A, a mining enterprise, extracts iron ore. Firm B, a Steelmaker, produces steel sheets. Firm C, a carmaker, makes automobile while Firm D produces automobile tires. In 2016, firm A extracts

77. ## Economics

For the following characteristic say whether it describes a perfectly competitive firm, a monopolistically competitive firm, monopoly firm, or neither. Equates marginal revenue and marginal cost I would think that it would be each one of them since each

78. ## statistics

Suppose that a marketing firm sends questionnaires to two different companies. Based on historical evidence, the marketing research firm believes that each company, independently of the other, will return the questionnaire with a probability of 0.30. What

79. ## statistics

Suppose that a marketing firm sends questionnaires to two different companies. Based on historical evidence, the marketing research firm believes that each company, independently of the other, will return the questionnaire with a probability of 0.30. What

80. ## Economics

The firm currently uses 70,000 workers to produce 300,000 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is \$100, and the price of the firm’s output is \$30. The cost of other variable inputs is \$500,000 per day. Although you don’t know the

81. ## Math

The firm currently uses 70,000 workers to produce 300,000 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is \$100, and the price of the firm’s output is \$30. The cost of other variable inputs is \$500,000 per day. Although you don’t know the

82. ## Entrepreneurship

What Is Competive Advantage?? Competitive advantage is the advantage which helps a firm to compete with other i.e the the relative advantage of a firm in field of competion compared to the other firm What is monopoly?

83. ## Finance

Direct send-Single. Ocean Research of San Diego, California, just received a check in the amount of \$800,000 from a customer in Bangor, Maine. If the firm processes the check in the normal manner, the funds will become available in 6 days. To speed up this

84. ## Finance

and produces 200 units of output, which it sells at \$5 per unit. Firm B buys \$100 worth of goods from firm A and \$150 worth of goods from firm C, and produces 300 units of output, which it sells at \$7 per unit. Firm C buys \$50 worth of goods from firm A

85. ## Microecnomics

A firm is a monopolist in the production of a fuel sensor system. It faces monthly market demand that varies according to the equatioin Q=310-0.25P, where P is the price per system in dollars. The firm earns Marginal revenue accordind to the equation

86. ## Finance

The manager for a growing firm is considering the launch of a new product. If the product goes directly to market, there is a 40 percent chance of success. For \$171,000, the manager can conduct a focus group that will increase the product’s chance of

87. ## Economics

Consider the problem of a firm that needs to decide how much output, denoted by x, to sell. The marginal revenue function of the firm is given by 10−x. It's marginal cost function is goven by x. In addition, the firm faces a legal constrain: it is

88. ## economics

Suppose that for the firm below, the goods market is perfectly competitive. The market price of the product the firm produces is \$4 at each quantity supplied by the firm. What is the amount of labor that this profit-maximizing firm will hire, and what wage

13. Dell’s marginal cost curve and average total cost curve of producing a computer would shift upward if: A.) The firm realizes technological improvements B.) Workers become less productive C.) Materials prices decline for the firm D.) Business taxes

90. ## Micro economics

Consider a firm with the following production function: q = (ak+bl)^(1/2) The firm's total costs can be written as C = F + rk + wl 1. Calculate the firm's contingent factor demand. Illustrate it in a graph including the firm's isoquant map 2. Assume that

Pick any 3 firms to research. Based on Internet research on these companies, write a 500–750-word research paper proposing at least 3 marketing opportunities that you would strongly suggest that each firm pursue

92. ## college econ

You own four firms that produce different products. The following table summarizes the conditions in each firm. After calculating the missing numbers for each firm, make one of the following four decisions regarding operations in each firm, and explain why

93. ## statistics

A researcher wishes to estimate the mean weekly wage of the several hundreds of workers employed by a certain firm within plus or minus 20USD and with a 99% degree of confidence. From past experience, the researcher knows that the weekly wages of these

Assignment Type: Individual Project Deliverable Length: 500–750 words Points Possible: 110 Due Date: 9/11/2011 11:59:59 PM CT You are a marketing manager interviewing for a new job at several different firms simultaneously. You expect to be asked the

95. ## economics

Can someone assist me with these two questions. Thanks A perfectly competitive firm's demand is ____________ elastic and equal to ____________ which is equal to ____________. A firm is allocating 16 hours a day on its assembly line to producing goods A and

96. ## Statistics

Employees in a large computer firm claim that the mean salary of the firm’s programmers is less than that of its competitors. The competitor’s salary is \$47,000. A random sample of 30 of the firm’s programmers has a mean salary of \$46,500 with a

97. ## statistics

Employees in a large computer firm claim that the mean salary of the firm’s programmers is less than that of its competitors. The competitor’s salary is \$47,000. A random sample of 30 of the firm’s programmers has a mean salary of \$46,500 with a

98. ## economics

5. A market contains a group of identical price-taking firms. Each firm has a marginal cost curve MC(Q) = 2Q, where Q is the annual output of each firm. A study reveals that each firm will produce if the price exceeds \$20 per unit and will shut down if the

99. ## accounting

Is it necessary for a finance manager to understand accounting if the firm has a professional accountant on staff and why?

100. ## Accounting

Why is it more difficult to account for the inventory of a manufacturing firm than for that of a merchandising firm?