Most popular questions and responses by Ashaki
  1. economics

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

    asked on May 11, 2012
  2. economics

    If all the assumption of perfect competition hold, why would firms in such an industry have little incentive to carry out technological change or much research and development? What conditions would encourage research and development in competitive

    asked on May 30, 2012
  3. economics

    The manager of All City Realtors wants to hire some real estate agents to specialize in selling housing unit acquired by the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) in its attempt to bail out the savings and loan industry. The commission paid by the RTC to the

    asked on May 29, 2012
  4. economics

    Price Quantity $50 300 40 600 20 800 10 1,000 According to the above demand schedule, if price falls from $20 to $10, then

    asked on June 9, 2012
  5. economics

    When the price of corn dogs is $1.00, 5,000 corn dogs are demanded. When the price of corn dogs is $2.00, 2,500 are demanded. What is the price elasticity of demand for corn dogs?

    asked on May 13, 2012
  6. 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 on May 30, 2012
  7. economics

    Movie attendance dropped 8 percent as tick prices rose a little more than 5 percent. What is the price elasticity of demand for movie tickets? Could price elasticity be some-what overestimated from these figures? That is, could other things have changed,

    asked on May 12, 2012