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HydroPoint Market Trends

Prepare a 700-word paper in which you describe market trends that HydroPoint will face. Explain your conclusions. Address how each of the following will change or will not change, and why: Competitors Supply and demand analysis Impact of government regulations Use this website:

The Airline Industry and the Economy

1750- to 2,450-word paper on the airline industry and how it has been affected by the economy. Include: - industry's price elasticity of supply and demand - negative or positive externalities the industry produces - how wage inequality is measured and if it is present in the industry - monetary and/or fiscal policies t

Microsoft Antitrust trial

The Microsoft antitrust trial (United States vs. Microsoft) has been one of the biggest investigations of antitrust behavior since the turn of the century. Split your group into two sides: one that supports the government side, and one that support's Microsoft's side. Work (via email, small group discussion board, and small grou

What is public finance?

A. Explain the philosophy of public finance. b. Contrast governmental accounting with nongovernmental accounting. c. Explain the relationship between budgeting and financial reporting in government.


Q.1) If you were the finance Minister of Never-Never Land, how would you estimate the long-run exchange rate of your currency? Defend your choice as well as discuss its possible failings. Q.2) What are the positives and negatives of protectionist trade policies on the part of the federal government? Which policy do you thin

US Antitrust Policy

What does the U.S. government hope to achieve through the use of its antitrust policy? How does international competition affect domestic antitrust policy?

Business Formation Article review

Article Review (article attach) Using the Interne, located an article specifically related to business formations. Prepare a review of the article. Be sure to properly cite and reference the article in your review. 1. ARTICLE SYNOPSIS 2. LEGAL ISSUE 3. MANAGERIAL PERSPECTIVE

Description of environmental analysis

Please help me so that I can complete the following: An organization's external environment has three components: the remote environment (macroeconomic), the industry environment, and the operating environment (in the organization itself). Conduct an environmental analysis using your organization or an organization with which

Government Regulations and Antitrust Activities

Locate a article or current event article that relates to government regulations or antitrust activities. Also analyze the economic and ethical implications of the event. Points to consider should be market outcome, political impact on economics behavior, social diversity, technological innovations and market structure. Please a

Quotas and Mandates Reduce Society's Happiness

Discuss the following from an economic perspective and give numerical examples: Quotas and mandates reduce society's happiness by causing too few resources to flow to an industry where the government has intervened.

Explain why, in the microeconomics view of the world, the operation of the private market as a default, maximizes economic efficiency--hence, why government intervention on efficiency grounds has to be specifically justified by particular circumstances.

The answers should be 1 short paragraph for each subpart. a) Explain why, in the microeconomics view of the world, the operation of the private market as a default, maximizes economic efficiency--hence, why government intervention on efficiency grounds has to be specifically justified by particular circumstances. b) What a

Externality, Market Failures and Economic Regulation

Instructions for Homework #6: Externality, Market Failures and Economic Regulation Please write a short essay on economic externalities, market failures and economic regulation. You should address at least the following issues in your essay: What are externalities? How do they cause market failures? What kind of regulations i

Economics in a Global Environment

3-4 Paragraphs Details: Sometimes market activities (production, buying and selling) have unintended positive or negative effects outside the market's scope. This is called an externality. Suppose that you are a policy maker concerned with correcting the effects of gases and particulates emitted by and local power plant. What

Waste Problems

1. a. Summarize a specific municipal solid waste problem in your hometown (Northern California) or one that has recently been reported in the media. Use the specific stages of the waste stream in your discussion. b. What policies have been proposed or implemented to address the problem your describe? Analyze these policies

Antitrust and Regulation

In 1995, antitrust authorities claimed that the personal finance/checkbook software market was concentrated. Intuit's software, Quicken, was the top seller in the market with a market share of 69 percent. Microsoft's software, Money, was second with 22 percent of the market. Together, the Intuit and Microsoft market share was 91

Microeconomic Multiple Choice

1. When a university decides to add to the football stadium instead of adding to the baseball stadium, it faces a. "What" tradeoff. b. "How" tradeoff. c. "For whom" tradeoff. d. Macroeconomic question. 2. Which of the following is a normative statement? a. Next year's inflation rate will be under 4 percent. b. Cons

Government Regulation

Is there too much government regulation today? Why or why not? In place of government regulation, would it be better for business if it was regulated by trade associations, certifications, and professional societies? Why or why not?


1. Both antitrust policy and industrial regulation deal with monopoly. What distinguishes the two approaches? How does the government decide to use one form of remedy rather than the other? 2. Suppose a merger of firms would simultaneously lessen competition and reduce unit costs through economies of scale. Do you thi

Microeconomic Multiple Choice Questions

1) Which of the following is a normative statement ? A) Next year inflation rate will be under 4%(B) Consumers will buy more gasoline over Christmas Holiday even if the price of gas is 10 cent higher than it was during the Thanksgiving Holiday(C) the government cuts in welfare spending impose an unfair hardship on the poor.(D)

Costs of Compliance & Non-Compliance with Regional Trading Blocs

A. Identify advantages and disadvantages of being a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Latin-American Integration Association (ALADI) regional trading blocs. Identify membership conditions for NAFTA and ALADI regional trading blocs and determine whether these will have a positive or negative

How Established Its Credibility

Evaluate how establishes its credibility. In particular, how does it: ? Establish itself as professional and competent, ? Establish its security in making transactions and handling individual data?

Microeconomics Questions

Consider a shop that produces bagels in a monopolistically competitive market. The graph below shows its demand curve (labeled Demand), marginal revenue curve (labeled MR), marginal cost curve (labeled MC), and average cost curve (labeled AC). Assume that the company is operating in the short run. See attached files for full

Debate government regulation

Is there too much government regulation? Instead, should trade associations, certifications, and professional societies regulate companies?

Obstacles to Successful International Economic Policy

Details: Upon your return home, you receive an invitation to speak to a class at the local high school. You are to be part of a panel of three local people considered to have experience in international business. The question you are assigned to answer is "What are some obstacles to successful international economic policy coord