# managerial economics

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1. ## 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?

asked by Dede on November 3, 2010
2. ## Managerial Economics

Given the total cost function: C=16q2 + 10q+36 (where q is the output) Find: (i) values of q for which ATC is falling, and (ii) values of q for which ATC is rising

asked by Athira on July 28, 2015
3. ## Managerial Economics

Economists consider which of the following costs to be irrelevant to a short run business decision? A)out of pocket B)historical cost C)opportunity cost D)replacement cost

asked by A on November 12, 2007
4. ## Managerial Economics

As a VP of sales for a rapidly growing company, you are grappling with the question of expanding the size of your direct sales force (from its current level of 60 national salespeople). You are considering hiring from 5 to 10 additional personnel. How

asked by BJ on December 20, 2009
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

asked by J on April 11, 2010
6. ## Managerial Economics

Can someone please help me solve this equation: Qs=1,050 and Qd=2000-2.5P. Solve for the equilibrium price 'P'

asked by Kenesha on August 23, 2013
7. ## MAnagerial Economics

In the long Run Who play a dominant role. Options:- Income, Demand, Supply, Price.

asked by Rahul on April 23, 2013
8. ## Managerial Economics

Suppose Bill is on a low-carbohydrate diet. He can eat only three foods: Rice Krispies, cottage cheese, and popcorn. The marginal utilities for each food are tabulated below. Bill is allowed only 167 grams of carbohydrates daily. Rice Krispies, cottage

asked by Nauman on March 3, 2010
9. ## managerial economics

4. The equation for a demand curve has been estimated to be Q = 100 – 10P + 0.5Y where Q is quantity, P is price, and Y is income. Assume that P = 7 and Y = 50. a. Interpret the equation. b. What is price elasticity at P = 7 and arc elasticity at the

asked by Anonymous on March 11, 2012
10. ## managerial economics

At a recent board meeting, the president and CEO got into a heated argument about whether to shut down the firm's plant in Miami. The Miami plant currently loses \$60,000 monthly. The president of the firm argued that the Miami plant should continue to

asked by jean on February 25, 2008
11. ## Managerial Economics

How does a price ceiling undermine the rationing function of market-determined prices? How could rationing coupons insure that consumers with the highest values get the limited amount of a good supplied when government price ceilings create shortage? Fully

12. ## Managerial Economics

A television station is considering the sale of promotional DVDs. It can have the DVDs produced by one of two suppliers. Supplier A will charge the station a set-up fee of \$1200 plus \$2 for each DVD; supplier B has no set-up fee and will charge \$4 per DVD.

asked by BJ on December 19, 2009
13. ## managerial economics

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

asked by Butter on February 20, 2012
14. ## Managerial Economics

HoneyBee Farms, a medium-size producer of honey, operates in a market that fits the competitive market definition relatively well. However, honey farmers are assisted by support prices above the price that would prevail in the absence of controls. The

asked by Anonymous on July 7, 2014
15. ## 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

asked by A on November 12, 2007
16. ## Managerial Economics

anyone has answer to this? Discussion question As vice president of sales for a rapidly growing company, you are grappling with the question of expanding the size of your direct sales force (from its current level of 60 national salespeople. You are

asked by Matt on September 19, 2010
17. ## managerial economics

a material handling company pays each of its sale persons a base salary plus a percentage of revenue generated. To reduce overhead EFI has switched from giving each salesperson a company car to reimbursing them .35 for each business related mile driven.

asked by cheer1 on March 11, 2008
18. ## Managerial Economics

An article in The Wall Street Journal discusses a trend among some large U.S. corporations to base the compensation of outside members of their boards of directors partly on the performance of the corporation. “This growing practice more closely aligns

asked by Anonymous on February 12, 2017
19. ## Managerial Economics

Suppose that Neptune Music has the copyright to the latest CD of the heavy Iron Band. The market demand curve for the CD is Q=800-100p, where Q represents quantity demanded in thousands and p represents the price in dollars. Production requires a fixed

asked by Jay on May 21, 2013
20. ## managerial economics

Using optimization theory, analyze the following quotations: a. “The optimal number of traffic deaths in the United States is zero.” b. “Any pollution is too much pollution.” c. We cannot pull U.S. troops out of Iraq. We have committed to such

asked by air on June 21, 2013
21. ## Managerial Economics

A monopoly can produce any level of output it wishes at a constant marginal (and average) cost of \$5 per unit. Assume the monopoly sells its goods in two different markets separated by some distance. The demand curve in the first market is given by Q1 = 55

asked by Samira on October 31, 2016
22. ## Managerial Economics

The Air Force awarded a \$93 billion (or more) contract to a group led by Lockheed, Boeing and General Dynamics to build th new fighter plane for the 21st century, the YF-22 Lightning 2. A group headed by Northrop and McDonnell Douglas, which had spent more

asked by Sharon Williams on May 25, 2007
23. ## managerial economics

Explain why it would cost Rafael Nadal or Venus Williams more to leave the professional tennis tour and open a tennis shop than it would for the coach of a university tennis team to do.

asked by air on June 21, 2013
24. ## managerial Economics

Yell-O Yew-Boats, Ltd. produces a popular brand of pointy birds called Blue Meanies. Consider the demand and supply equations for Blue Meanies: QD, x = 150 - 2Px + 0.001I + 1.5Py QS,x = 60 + 4Px - 2.5W Where Qx = monthly per-family consumption of Blue

asked by john on January 4, 2017
25. ## managerial economics

At a recent board meeting, the president and CEO got into a heated argument about whether to shut down the firm's plant in Miami. The Miami plant currently loses \$60,000 monthly. The president of the firm argued that the Miami plant should continue to

asked by jean on February 29, 2008
26. ## managerial economics

A company wants to estimate how effective different types of advertising are for promoting its products. Specifically, the company is interested in estimating the effectiveness of radio advertising and newspaper advertising. A sample of 50 cities is

asked by brite on September 4, 2017
27. ## managerial economics

Total cost function of a firm is TC= 200+4Q+2Q squared If the firm is perfectly competitive and the price of its product is \$24, what is its optimal output rate?

asked by louise on November 13, 2012
28. ## managerial economics

1. Some games of strategy are cooperative. One example is deciding which side of the road to drive on. It doesn’t matter which side it is as long as everyone chooses the same side. Otherwise, everyone may get hurt. Driver 2 Left Right Driver 1 Left 0,0

asked by paul on May 17, 2010
29. ## Managerial Economics

I need assistance with the following question: A researcher estimated that the price elasticity of demand for automobiles in the United States is -1.2, while the income elasticity of demand is 3.0. Next year, U.S. auto makers intend to increase the average

asked by Talia on November 8, 2006
30. ## managerial economics

The Owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the

asked by tina on August 8, 2010
31. ## Managerial Economics

Consider the Linear demand function Q = 20 - 0.5P c- Using calculus, find the level of output, Qrmax, where total revenue reaches its maximum value. What price Prmx maximizes total revenue? What is the value of TR at this maximum point. d- Write the

asked by alejandro guzman on March 12, 2013
32. ## Managerial Economics

As vice president of sales for a rapidly growing company, you are grappling with the question of expanding the size of your direct sales force (from its current level of 60 national sales people) You are considering hiring from 5 to 10 additional

asked by Rico on April 18, 2011
33. ## Managerial Economics

I need help on some homework questions for an MBA-level Managerial Economics class. The total operating revenues of a public transportation authority are \$100M while its total operatiing costs are \$120M. The price per ride is \$1, and the price elasticity

asked by Econo-missed on November 1, 2008
34. ## Managerial Economics

Suppose your marketing department does a survey of potential users and finds that these users place the following values on the two versions of your software. Software Version Home Users Commercial Users Full featured version \$175 \$225 Disable version \$150

asked by Gregg on February 10, 2013
35. ## Managerial Economics

George, the owner of a car wash is trying to decide on the number of people to employ based on the following short–run production function: Q = 6L – 0.5L2 Where Q = number of car washes per hour and L = number of workers. a) Generate a schedule showing

asked by Soanz on March 13, 2011
36. ## Managerial Economics

I am completely lost in working this problem. 1. The total operating avenues of a public transportation authority are\$100 million while its operating costs are \$120 million. The price of a ride is \$1, and the price of elasticity of demand has been

asked by Dee on November 7, 2015
37. ## managerial economics

Appalachian Coal Mining believes that it can increase labor productivity and, therefore, net revenue by reducing air pollution in its mines. It estimates that the marginal cost function for reducing pollution by installing additional capital equipment is

asked by kim on July 11, 2011
38. ## 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

asked by Dede on November 24, 2010
39. ## managerial economics

Inter-temporal Price Discrimination. Suppose that technophiles are willing to pay \$400 now for the latest iPhone, but only \$300 if they have to wait a year. Normal people are willing to pay \$250, and their desire to purchase does not vary with time. Ignore

asked by Shawn on September 30, 2012
40. ## Managerial Economics

Dr. Jeraisy, a well-known plastic surgeon, has a reputation for being one of the best surgeons for reconstructive nose surgery. Dr. Jeraisy enjoys a rather substantial degree of market power in this market. She has estimated demand for her work to be: Q =

asked by Mo on September 6, 2007
41. ## Managerial Economics

The demand function for a cola-type soft drink in general is Q = 20-2P, where Q stands for quantity and P stands for price. At which price would a change in price and quantity result in approximately no change in total revenue? Why?

asked by Jay on January 28, 2012
42. ## managerial economics

In 1991 the Air Force awarded a \$93 billion or more contract to a group led by Lockheed, Boeing, and General Dynamics to build the new fighter plane for the 21st century, the YF-22 Lighning 2. A group headed by Northrop and McDonnell Douglas, which had

asked by tina on August 8, 2010
43. ## Managerial Economics

. Remox Corporation is a British firm that sells high-fashion sportswear in the United States. Congress is currently considering the imposition of a protective tariff on imported textiles. Remox is considering the possibility of moving 50 percent of its

asked by JO on April 18, 2010
44. ## managerial economics

The total operating revenues of a public transportation authority are \$100M while its total operatiing costs are \$120M. The price per ride is \$1, and the price elasticity of demand for transportation ia -0.4. The transportation authority has to eliminate

asked by Sameela on February 1, 2010
45. ## managerial economics

U.S.Supreme Court Justice examines government's role in controlling & managing health risks. One major problem examined is cleanup of hazardous waste sites. He wish to see waste sites 100% clean. a. Explain, using theory of optimization & a graph, the

asked by Pragati on February 2, 2011
46. ## Managerial Economics

(Economyst Only Please): A television station is considering the sale of promotional DVDs. It can have the DVDs produced by one of two suppliers. Supplier A will charge the station a set-up fee of \$1200 plus \$2 for each DVD; supplier B has no set-up fee

asked by BJ on December 19, 2009
47. ## Managerial Economics

Textbook authors typically receive a simple percentage of total revenue generated from book sales. The publisher bears all the production costs and chooses the output level. Suppose the retail price of a book is fixed at \$50. The author receives \$10 per

asked by Jan on September 12, 2009
48. ## managerial economics

BigBook is a monopolist book publishing company, which sells books in Australia and New Zealand. Assume there is a 1:1 exchange rate between Australia and New Zealand. The inverse demand equations for Australia and New Zealand are as follows: Australia: PA

asked by matherik on September 7, 2008
49. ## managerial economics

A golf-course operator must decide what greens fees (prices) to set on rounds of golf. Daily demand during the week is Pd = 36 –Qd/10 where Qd is the number of 18 hole rounds and Pd is the price per round. Daily demand on the weekend is Pw = 50 –

asked by Rai on April 25, 2008
50. ## Managerial Economics

Dr. Jeraisy, a well-known plastic surgeon, has a reputation for being one of the best surgeons for reconstructive nose surgery. Dr. Jeraisy enjoys a rather substantial degree of market power in this market. She has estimated demand for her work to be: Q =

asked by Mo on September 6, 2007
51. ## Managerial Economics

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

asked by Ronald on March 20, 2012
52. ## 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

asked by Dede on October 31, 2010
53. ## 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.

asked by Anonymous on October 18, 2010
54. ## Managerial Economics

Everkleen Pool Services (EPS) provides weekly swimming pool maintenance in Jeddah. Dozens of firms provide this service. The service is standardized; each company cleans the pool and maintains the proper levels of chemicals in the water. The service is

asked by Mo on September 6, 2007
55. ## managerial economics

Fortune magazine reported that SkyWest, an independent regional airline, negotiated a financial arrangement with Delta and United to provide regional jet service for the two major airlines. For its part of the deal, SkyWest agreed to paint its jets the

asked by air on June 21, 2013
56. ## Managerial Economics

I'm not sure I have the formulas correct for this problem and I do not know what the labor hours are.... Dimex Company, a sheet-metal mfg., estimates its long run production function is: 3 3 2 2 Q = -0.015625K L + 10K L where Q is the number of body panels

asked by Ed on July 19, 2007
57. ## managerial economics

In 1991 the Air Force awarded a \$93 billion (or more) contract to a group led by Lockheed, Boeing, and General Dynamics to build the new fighter plane for the 21st century, the YF-22 Lightning 2. A group headed by Northrop and McDonnell Douglas, which had

asked by tina on August 8, 2010
58. ## Managerial Economics

For a cost function C = 100 + 10Q + Q2, the average variable cost of producing 20 units of output is A. 10 B. 20 C. 30 D. None of the statements associated with this question are correct

asked by John on February 5, 2009
59. ## Managerial Economics

a private garage owner has identified two distinct market segments: short term parkers and all day parkers with respective demand curves of Ps = 3-(Qs/200) and Pc = 2-(Qc/200). Here Pis the average hourly rate and Q is the number of cars parked at this

asked by Chris on January 12, 2009
60. ## managerial economics

Cypress River Landscape Supply is a large wholesale supplier of landscaping materials in Georgia. Cypress River’s sales vary seasonally; sales tend to be higher in the spring months than in other months. a. Suppose Cypress River estimates a linear trend

asked by air on June 21, 2013
61. ## Managerial Economics

If the price of computers falls 6 percent during a period when the level of average prices falls 12 percent, the relative price of computers compared with other goods: a) Stays the same. b) Increases. c) Decreases. d) More information is required to answer

asked by Shekhar on October 1, 2007
62. ## Managerial Economics

Looking at controlling government roles in managing health risks in society it faces from exposure to environmental pollution. One major problem that was examined was the cleanup of hazardous waste sites. Some people were extremely critical of policymakers

asked by Sharon Williams on May 25, 2007
63. ## MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

ASSUME THE PRODUCTION FUNCTION WHICH GIVEN AS Q=7L+10L2-L3

asked by MUKTAR on January 25, 2019
64. ## managerial economics

TC=16Q2+10Q+36

asked by narender on August 18, 2015
65. ## Managerial Economics

Q=-5200 - 42P+20Px+5.21+0.20A+0.25M (2.002) (17.5) (6.2) (0.09) (0.21) R2 = 0.55 n=26 F=4.88 P = Price of Product = 500 Px = Price of leading competitor product=600 I = Price per capita = 5,500 A = monthly ependitures = 5000 a = Compute elasticities for

asked by Janet on August 20, 2010
66. ## Managerial Economics

A CA resort offers year-round activities and the resort's operating costs are essentially the same in winter and summer. Mgmt charges higher nightly rates in the winter, when its average occupancy rate is 75%, than in the summer, when its occupancy rate is

asked by BJ on December 23, 2009
67. ## managerial economics

Suppose the market for good X has a four-firm concentration ratio of 0.50. Furthermore, assume that total sales in the industry are \$1.2 million. Based on this information we know that sales for the largest four firms in the industry equals (in aggregate)

asked by Carol on February 6, 2009
68. ## Managerial Economics

Thomas Shelling, an expert on nuclear strategy and arms control, observed in his book The Strategy of Conflict (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1960), "The power to constrain an adversary depends upon the power to bind oneself." Explain this

asked by Dee on June 18, 2008
69. ## Managerial Economics

The Harley-Davidson motorcycle company, which had a copyright on the word "hog," applied for exclusive right to its engine sound. Why would a company want copyrights on two such mundane things?

asked by Dawn on June 5, 2008
70. ## managerial economics

After two quarters of increasing levels of production, the CEO of Canadian Fabrication & Design was upset to learn that, during this time of expansion, productivity of the newly hired sheet metal workers declined with each new worker hired. Believing that

asked by jean on February 18, 2008
71. ## Managerial Economics

Everkleen Pool Services (EPS) provides weekly swimming pool maintenance in Jeddah. Dozens of firms provide this service. The service is standardized; each company cleans the pool and maintains the proper levels of chemicals in the water. The service is

asked by Mo on September 6, 2007
72. ## Managerial Economics

Soft selling occurs when a buyer is skeptical of the quality or usefulness of a product or service. For example, suppose you’re trying to sell a company a new accounting system that will reduce costs by 10%. Instead of asking for a price, you offer to

asked by Jutee on May 20, 2015
73. ## Managerial Economics

Mirk Labs is a pharmaceutical company that currently enjoys a patent monopoly in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. on Zatab, an allergy medication. The global demand for Zatab is Qd= 15.0- 0.2 P where Qd is annual quantity demanded (in millions of units) of

asked by peter on October 30, 2014
74. ## managerial economics

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

asked by samson on March 7, 2012
75. ## Managerial Economics

Explain why the cost structure associated with many kinds of information good 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

asked by Johnson K on August 13, 2011
76. ## Managerial Economics

The Largo Publishing House uses 400 printers (workers) and 200 printing presses to produce books. A printer's wage rate is \$20 per hour and the price per hour of a printing press is \$5,000. The last printer hired added 20 books (per hour) to total output,

asked by Lil on February 4, 2011
77. ## Managerial Economics

As vice president of sales for a rapidly growing company, you are grappling with the question of expanding the size of your direct sales force (from its current level of 60 national salespeople. You are considering hiring from 5 to 10 additional personnel

asked by Ariana on May 15, 2010
78. ## Managerial Economics

In a perfect competitive market, industry demand is P = 850 – 2Q, and industry supply is P = 250 + 4Q (supply is the sum of the marginal cost curves of the firms in the industry). Assume that all the firms collude to form a single monopoly firm. There is

asked by Dinish on November 24, 2009
79. ## 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 reprted that the company was hoping the novel promotion would revive its U.S. sales growth. It didn't.

asked by Dee on June 18, 2008
80. ## Managerial Economics

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

asked by Dawn on June 3, 2008
81. ## managerial economics

After two quarters of increasing levels of production, the CEO of Canadian Fabrication & Design was upset to learn that, during this time of expansion, productivity of the newly hired sheet metal metal workers declined with each new worker hired. Believing

asked by jean on February 7, 2008
82. ## MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

THE SHORT RUN COST FUNCTION OF THE FIRM IS THE FORM TC=300+50Q-10Q2+Q3 ,WHAT IS THE VALUE FIXED COST?

asked by MUKTAR on January 25, 2019
83. ## MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

ASSUME THE PRODUCTION FUNCTION IS GIVEN AS Q=F(L),Q=7L+10L2-L3

asked by MUKTAR on January 25, 2019
84. ## Managerial Economics

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

asked by Monnie on January 23, 2010
85. ## Managerial Economics

A CA resort offers year-round activities and the resort's operating costs are essentially the same in winter and summer. Mgmt charges higher nightly rates in the winter, when its average occupancy rate is 75%, than in the summer, when its occupancy rate is

asked by BJ on December 24, 2009
86. ## Managerial Economics

Some states have had laws restricting the ssale of most goods on Sunday. Consumers, by and large, oppose such laws because they find Sundat afternoon a convenient time to shop. Paradoxically, retail trade associations frequently support the laws. Discuss

asked by Dee on June 18, 2008
87. ## managerial economics

The MorTex Company assembles garments entirely by hand even though a textile machine exists that can assemble garments faster than a human can. Workers cost \$50 per day, and each additional laborer can produce 200 more units per day (i.e., marginal product

asked by jean on February 8, 2008
88. ## MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

THE AMOUNT OF EMPLOYMENT WHICH MAXIMIZES THE TOTAL PRODUCTION OR AT WICH MARGINAL PRODUCT IS ZERO

asked by MUKTAR on January 25, 2019
89. ## MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

SHORT RUN COST FUNCTION TC=300+50Q-10Q2+Q3

asked by MUKTAR on January 25, 2019
90. ## Managerial Economics

Mirk Labs is a pharmaceutical company that currently enjoys a patent monopoly in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. on Zatab, an allergy medication. The global demand for Zatab is Qd= 15.0- 0.2 P where Qd is annual quantity demanded (in millions of units) of

asked by Da One on November 1, 2014
91. ## Managerial Economics

A company has developed the production function of Q=80L.5 K0.6 where L represents labor and K represents Capital. a. If L is increased by 2% with K unchanged, what is the resulting percentage change in output? b. Describe the nature of returns to scale

asked by Patty on August 1, 2014
92. ## managerial economics

An article in Business Week reported the discovery of a new processing technology that makes it economically feasible to turn natural gas into liquid petroleum that yields superclean gasoline, diesel fuel, or any other product derived from crude oil. This

asked by crystal on April 1, 2014
93. ## managerial economics

An article in the Wall Street Journal discusses a trend among some large US Corporation to base the compensation of outside members of their boards of directors partly on the performance of the corporation. “This growing practice more closely aligns the

asked by air on June 21, 2013
94. ## Managerial Economics

Assume the only choice variable is total benefit function is B(x) = 170x-x², and cost function is C(x) = 100-10x + 2x². a. What are the marginal benefit and marginal cost functions? b. Set up the net benefit function and then determine the level x that

asked by Megan on May 25, 2011
95. ## Managerial Economics

# of Fisherman Daily Tuna Catch 0 0 1 50 0.02 2 110 0.02 3 300 0.01 4 450 0.01 5 590 0.01 6 665 0.01 7 700 0.01 8 725 0.01 9 710 0.01 Suppose market price of tuna is \$3.50/lb. How many fisherman should the company use if the daily rate is \$100?

asked by Janet on August 30, 2010
96. ## Managerial Economics

Tots-R-Us operates the only day-care center in an exclusive neighborhood just outside of Washington, D.C. Tots-R-Us is making substantial economic profit, but the owners know the new day-care centers will soon learn of this highly profitable market and

asked by Suzie on April 13, 2010
97. ## managerial economics

In the 2000 U.S. presidential contest, Al Gore was advised by his strategists to wait for George W. bush to announce his vice-president running mate before making his own decision on a running mate. Under what circumstances would Gore be better off giving

asked by jean on March 18, 2008
98. ## managerial economics

A publisher of a new novel has spent \$250,000 setting the type. The publisher must spend \$1 million advertising the new book. It is now ready to print the book. For practical purposes, as many books as they like can be printed. In deciding how many copies

asked by Nemin on September 21, 2011
99. ## managerial economics

Increasingly, employees are being allowed to choose benefit packages from a menu of items. For instance, workers may be given a package of benefits that includes basic and optional items. Basics might include modest medical coverage, life insurance equal

asked by Jim on August 23, 2011
100. ## managerial economics

An article in BusinessWeek warned of the dangers of deflation as the collapse of numerous Asian economies was creating worries that Asia might try to "export its way out of trouble" by oversupplying everything from automobiles to semiconductors. Evidence

asked by tina on August 15, 2010

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